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Themed Weeks

Ring in the New Year dancing to the glorious live music of Ethan Hazzard-Watkins, Anna Patton, Bruce Rosen, Mick Kinney, Geraud Barralon and FOXFIRE! Winter Dance Week offers a unique combination of top-notch callers, teachers, and musicians – along with beautiful surroundings, good food, comfortable accommodations, and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. A Gala New Year’s […]


  Come on down to Brasstown the week of August 13- September 6 for Scottish Heritage Week at the Folk School, featuring a festive week of Celtic themed classes and demonstrations. If you are of Scottish descent, or merely love the culture, come enjoy a “taste of Scotland” through fascinating history and stories, lively music […]


A Wee Bit of Scottish Cooking

by Cory Marie Podielski on July 11, 2014

in Cooking, Featured Classes, Themed Weeks

Wendy Harrison is coming all the way from her Highland home in Inverness, Scotland to teach “A Wee Bit of Cooking” for Scottish Heritage Week: August 31-September 6. Join her in the Cooking Studio at the Folk School for this all levels class introducing you to a wide range of traditional baking and homey meals, […]


Quilling Comes to the Folk School

by Jan Yoshioka on May 28, 2014

in Around Campus, Themed Weeks

I had the pleasure of teaching a week-long Quilling class at the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, North Carolina during the week of March 23-29. I previously taught a weekend class there, but the weeklong class allowed enough time to teach all beginner through advanced techniques and a lot of time to work […]


In 2001, I received a message from Bob Dalsemer asking if I would join the instructor team for Dance Musicians Week at the John C. Campbell Folk School. Lifelong mentor, fiddler, caller and instructor extraordinaire David Kaynor had thrown my name out to Bob, the music and dance coordinator at the school at the time. […]