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Want to play an instrument to accompany singing? Don’t want to sing?  Just have fun strumming along. Four fingers, four strings… the ukulele was made for you! Try Beginning Ukulele with instructor Peter Thomas February 22-27. Learn basic chords, keys and styles like Hapa-Haole, Tin Pan Alley, old timey, bluegrass, folk, and rock – the uke can handle […]

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Kick Your Heels Up for Clogging

by Cory Marie Podielski on January 4, 2015

in Featured Classes, Music & Dance

With the arrival of 2015, exercise, learning, and self-improvement are on all our minds right now. A clogging class at the Folk School is a great way to learn something new, all while getting your heart rate up at the same time. Clogging is unique because you move to the rhythm and also interpret the music […]

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There are all sorts of traditions that are alive and well at the Folk School. The Brasstown Fire Department always brings the firetruck to spray down all the children during Little/Middle Folk School, we always dance the Salty Dog Rag during the evening break at Saturday night dances, and the Brasstown Brigade always helps us […]

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Sugar in the Gourd

by Cory Marie Podielski on November 7, 2014

in Around Campus, Music & Dance, This Week at the Folk School

Sugar in the Gourd on the Folk School stage earlier this week with Erich fiddling and Bonnie on the banjo! Host Sarah is tapping her toe and considering running upstairs to get her mandolin. You never know when a spontaneous jam will spring up at the Folk School. Catch Erich fiddling for the dance this […]

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Dust Off Your Petticoats for DTBSQ!

by Cory Marie Podielski on November 6, 2014

in Featured Classes, Music & Dance

Hand over hand and head over heel… the more you dance, the better you feel! It’s time to take a partner and square up on the dance floor for Dare to Be Square at the Folk School, November 14-16. We have three fabulous callers lined-up: Tom Hinds, Janine Smith and Beth Molaro. Evening Star is […]

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