Signups begin for Bland County’s Junior Appalachian Musician’s Program

New River Valley News

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BLAND COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Bland County’s JAMS (Junior Appalachian Musician’s Program) is taking applications for new members.

According to a social media post on Bland County Public Schools’ Facebook page, in-person lessons will begin on March 29.

JAMS is an after-school program that focuses on traditional music and is open to any student who attends Bland County schools in grades 4-9.

Students will select a class in guitar, banjo or fiddle. Classes are taught by trained musicians.

Classes meet on Mondays from 3-4:30 p.m. at Bland County Elementary School (BCES).

Bland County Schools will provide bus transportation to the school from Bland County High School. Parents will need to pick up their children at BCES.

For more information on the program, click the Facebook link below.

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