Georgia Pick and Bow Traditional Music  School, Inc.

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 – they just have to put in the practice.  Our classes are fun.  We learn the old songs and sing together!  We are a 501 (c) (3) organization. 

​​Georgia Pick & Bow



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Your Donation is 100% tax deductible

It takes a considerable budget to run our program.  We must raise approximately 40% ($10,000 per year) of our budget in order to keep our tuition affordable. Please consider becoming a regular monthly contributor to the Pick & Bow program via bank draft or credit card charge.  


We suggest a monthly donation of $10.00, or an annual donation of $120, or more according to your budget. 


Tax deductible contributions from our supporters assist with:

Compensation for our stellar instructional staff, 
Compensation for notable performers of bluegrass and old-time music. 
Maintenance of our inventory of instruments for use by students.
Purchase of supplies such as strings, rosin, printing, etc.  
A flexible, sliding scale of tuition so that no child is turned away for financial reasons.


The Georgia Pick & Bow Traditional Music School is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your contribution is tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 


Please join our Pick & Bow family in offering the gift of SONG to our young Appalachians. 

Ours is a culture worth preserving.

Mail checks to:

Georgia Pick & Bow

P.O. Box 1801

Dahlonega, GA  30533