Who can join classes?
Children in 4th - 12th grades can attend classes. Students from local schools and home schooled children are all welcome.
Students who have finished 3rd grade can attend our Summer Camp or join in the fall of the school year.
Spring is a continuance of the fall classes.
Cost is based on your family 's "school lunch price" within the Lumpkin County School System.
* Regular Price - $125
* Reduced Price Lunch - $60
* Free Price Lunch - $30
Fall and Spring Sessions
Where are classes held?
* Lumpkin County Middle School
* Blackburn Elementary
* Long Branch Elementary
Each fall and each spring Pick and Bow offers 10 lessons in 3 schools.
After-school lessons include: beginning, intermediate and advanced instrument lessons for fiddle, guitar, banjo and mandolin.
Appalachian tradition includes community "jams" Each session at our "Family Jam" kids to learn how fun it is to play instruments together. The whole family is invited for a kid-friendly potluck celebration! It is an important part of our program.
At the end of each session we have a recital.
Instruments are available in each fall and spring session for a $15 borrowing fee each session.
What time are classes?
* Lumpkin County Middle School - Thursday, after-school until 4:30 PM
* Lumpkin County Elementary School - Thursday, after-school until 4:30 PM *Blackburn Elementary School- Tuesday, after-school until 4:15 PM
* Long Branch Elementary School - Wednesday,after-school until 4:15 PM
Georgia Pick & Bow
What are classes like?
First, there are two parts to our lessons. The first half of class is all about learning to play the instrument.
The second half of class is group singing and jamming together.