Caldwell JAM - Junior Appalachian Musicians Program


Calling all JUNIOR traditional musicians

Save the date!!     Saturday, Sept. 5th

Wonderful opportunity for any and all junior musicians and JAM students from all around

Well known musicians will conduct teaching sessions on

Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar and Mandolin to junior players.

Also, there will be opportunities for stage performance and competitions.


A whole weekend full of old time fun!

More information to come. Check out:


 Caldwell JAM and Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention are teaming up to create a one of a kind opportunity for all traditional music youth programs across the region. In addition to the popular lineup of contests and performances at the Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention, Caldwell JAM will be offering several new youth programs at the festival this year. The programs will focus on presenting and preserving traditional old time music and dance.   

We are proud to offer this opportunity to all of our JAM affiliates. 

Please review the attached letter for all of the details. Happy Valley Fiddlers Convention will be on Labor Day weekend this year (September 5, 2015).   The form to apply is online for your convenience:  (or you can mail it in). 

For any questions, contact Adrienne Roellgen, Caldwell JAM director, at  





    Caldwell JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) is a low-cost program that teaches children traditional music.

    Caldwell JAM classes will be offered in downtown Lenoir at 1841 Café in old-time guitar, fiddle and mandolin for children ages 7-17. Weekly classes started October 29 (but new students are still being accepted!) and will continue through the school year on Wednesday evenings at 5:30pm. The cost of the classes will depend on need, and will range from $3 to $10 per lesson. Rental instruments are available.

     For more information, please contact Adrienne Roellgen at the Caldwell Arts Council, 828-754-2486 or visit  For more information about the JAM program, visit  

For More info, please contact:
Adrienne Roellgen
Director, Caldwell JAM
Programs Coordinator
P. O. Box 1613
601 College Avenue SW
Lenoir, N.C. 28645