Afternoon Workshops



Afternoon workshops are offered each day in or on the grounds of the Cowan Community Center from 3:30 – 4:30pm.  You can take as many as you like!  Note: The “From Scratch” classes are back.  Borrow a friend’s instrument and try something new!  

carla gover dancingHere are just a few of the fun workshops we’ll be offering this year: 

Monday:       Beginning Flat Foot Dance and Clogging – Carla Gover  
                       Fiddle from Scratch – Carrie Wells Carter
                       Intro to Two-Finger Banjo – Grace Rogers
                       Fiddle:  Expanding on the Melody – Blakeley Burger

Tuesday:      Old Regular Baptist Line Singing with the congregation of the Big   
                                                                         Cowan Old Regular Baptist Church (next to Community Center) 
                                                                         Song Swap Rich Kirby and Sue Massek
Earl WhiteTuesday:      4:30 pm – All-Student Workshop  – Earl White
                      Under the big tent at Cowan Community Center




james caudillWednesday:  A Glimpse of the Camp Nelson Fiddlers – John Harrod
                        Banjo from Scratch – TBA
                        Across the Border:  Ohio River Tunes Barb Kuhns
                        Songs of Ola Belle Reeve – Nadia Ramlagan

Thursday:     History of the Banjo from Africa to Appalachia – George Gibson  
                         The Tunes and Times of Buddy Thomas – Roger Cooper    
                         Songwriting – Don Rogers
Friday:          Students Teach!  Bring a favorite tune or technique to share. 

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