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Kids Learn Traditional Appalachian Music In This After School Program

Junior Appalachian Musicians: Mountain Music for Kids
The musical culture of Southwest Virginia is steeped in appalachian instruments like the banjo, fiddle and duclimer. Made possible by the Smith Mountain Arts Council, the Junior Appalachian Musicians affiliate in Franklin County teaches traditional mountain music in an after school program.

The Jester in the Enchanted Castle: Artist Mark Cline
Peaking above the trees in Natural Bridge, VA is an enchanted land of dinosaurs, monsters and pirates. Mark Cline's career in creating unique fiberglass art has taken several different turns throughout his lifetime, but now he's creating work all over the country, delighting audiences with his childlike enthusiasm.

The Brighter Side of Life: The Midnight Ukelele Society
Started by a high school Music teacher interested in providing enrichment opportunities for teachers in his school, The Midnight Ukelele Society is a group of ukelele players of all levels throughout the Greater Richmond Area that come together to play classic pieces all throughout the community for free.


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