What are classes like?


The first half of class is all about learning to play the instrument.


The second half of class is group singing and jamming together.  We teach old-time style music in the Appalachian tradition.

Where are classes?


Lessons are held after school at Blackburn Elementary, Long Branch Elementary and Lumpkin County Middle School.

Fall and Spring Sessions

Who can join classes?


Children in 4th - 12th grades can attend classes.  Students from local schools and home schooled children are all welcome.


Beginners can join in the fall of the school year.  Spring is a continuance of the fall classes.

Georgia Pick and Bow Traditional Music  School, Inc.

​​Georgia Pick & Bow



Each fall and each spring Pick and Bow offers 10 lessons in 3 schools. 


After-school lessons include: beginning, intermediate and advanced instrument lessons.   


​We also have a recital, and a public jam each session.