Board Members:

Chuck Bell

Jimmy Booth

Margo Booth​

Jean Busbee

Raymond Busbee

John Day​

Ann Whitley Singleton

Doug Singleton

Craig Wilson 

​Esther Morgan-Ellis 





Professional Musicians


teaching the next generation

to love


Appalachian Music



Our Classes

Our Board of Directors

Georgia Pick and Bow preserves Appalachian music by offering affordable instruction to students in grades 4 through 12 in Lumpkin County.   


We offer a sliding tuition scale so everyone can afford to learn.


Our classes are fun.  We learn the old songs and sing together!  We are a 501 (c) (3) organization. 

About Us

Ben Plowman, President​

Pick and Bow offers TWO 10-week sessions and one summer day camp each year. 


Students can in 4th grade thru high-school are welcome to attend.

New students can start with the fall program or summer camp.  Spring session is a continuation of fall session.


We teach fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo and bass.


We teach after school in Lumpkin County, Georgia at:

Blackburn Elementary (Tuesdays) 
Long Branch Elementary (Wednesdays) 
Lumpkin County Middle School (Thursdays) serving Lumpkin County Elementary and Lumpkin County High Schools.


We a sliding-scale tuition to meet the needs of all income levels in our county.

​​Georgia Pick & Bow