The Handmade Music School, along with The Floyd Country Store, is excited to announce the First Annual Floyd County Old Time Music Get-Together at the beautiful EcoVillage in Floyd County, Virginia! This amazing four day camp will take place in early spring on March 15 – 18, 2018. The camp will take place at the Floyd Events Center which is part of the Floyd EcoVillage. The facility features beautiful timber-framed buildings on 75 private acres just a few miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and the charming town center of Floyd. The facility can house about 60 people (cabins and an off-grid Bermed Lodge). The EcoVillage features a fantastic hall with with a great wooden dance floor, nice acoustics and a variety of teaching spaces. There is a dining hall where we will be offering high-quality and healthy homemade food onsite. The Floyd Old Time Music Get-Together offers intermediate and advanced classes in fiddle, banjo, guitar dance and singing. The majority of the instructors are from Virginia and West Virginia and will be focused on the music of Appalachia. These folks are not only great players, but great teachers with a passion for sharing the music and dance of the area. Afternoon sessions will feature presentations and workshops with visiting masters, and evenings will offer square-dancing, concerts and lots of tune-playing opportunities. March 2018 Instructors Include: Rachel Eddy- Intermediate Fiddle Shay Garriock - Advanced Fiddle Ben Nelson - Intermediate Banjo Allison DeGroot - Advanced Banjo Trevor McKenzie -Intermediate/Advanced Guitar Emily Miller -Appalachian Singing Becky Hill - Appalachian Dance Mac Traynham -Music from Southwest VA - All instruments Andy Buckman -Music from Southwest VA - All instruments Tatiana Hargreaves- staff musician. plus special guests TBA Visit www.FloydGetTogether.com for more information and to register.