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Volume 24, Number 10 — November 2017

Arts Calendar

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park to host WiseJAMS
WISEJams students practice.

Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park to host WiseJAMS

Date(s):  September 07 - December 12, 2017
Venue: Southwest Virginia Museum
10 W. First Street North
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
276.523.1322
www.swvamuseum.org

BIG STONE GAP, VA. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park announces the 10th semester of the WiseJAMS music program. WiseJAMS seeks to preserve important Appalachian mountain music heritage by offering low-cost classes in fiddle, old-time banjo and guitar to small groups of students in after-school settings.

Classes begin Thursday, Sept 7 and run through Tuesday, Dec. 12 for the 2017 fall session. Classes are held at the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park on Thursdays from 3:45 5:30 p.m. and will serve students in grades 4-8. Youth who participate in this program are required to attend all weekly classes. During the classes, students will receive an after school snack and a 90 minute instructional session. In addition, a non-mandatory Supervised Practice will be offered for students every other Tuesday beginning Tuesday, Sept. 19.

For more information about the WiseJAMS music program, call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276-523-1322.



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