Caldwell JAM

Due to COVID-19, most JAM classes are now being held online. For more information, please contact your class instructor, call us at 828-752-2486 or email us. 


Come JAM with us! 

Caldwell JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) is a school-year program that offers classes for school students from 8 to 17 years of age. Held after school for approximately one hour a week, they learn old-time music in the traditional Appalachian style of singing and playing by ear. Instrument choices are old-time guitar, fiddle, mandolin and banjo.

Intermediate and advanced students begin classes the week of October 1, and beginners start the week of October 7th. Classes are not held on school holidays, ice/snow or early release days. The schedule is as follows:
   Mondays - immediately after school @ Granite Falls Elementary School: beginner guitar
   Tuesdays - immediately after school @ Happy Valley K-8 School: beginner guitar
   Wednesdays  - immediately after school @  HUB Station Arts & Business Center:
      Beginner fiddle @ 3:15pm
      Beginner clawhammer banjo @ 3:00pm
      Intermediate guitar @ 3:30pm
      Beginner guitar & all mandolin @ 4pm
      Intermediate fiddle @ 4:00pm
   Thursdays - immediately after school @ Collettsville K-8 School after school: beginner guitar

To register your child for the 2019-2020 school year, complete the registration below. If you have questions, contact us by phone at 828-754-2486 or by email .