The 12th annual Bluegrass Academy will be held on Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday. The Academy is designed for school age children K thru 12. Older than school age? Please check out the free professional work shops. Instruction will be given by experienced instructors on any bluegrass instrument, as requested by the student.
The academy starts on Friday at 7:00PM, with an hour and a half orientation class. Saturday will be two hours in the morning, 10:00AM - 12 noon, and two hours in the afternoon, 1:30PM - 3:30PM. Sunday will be one hour in the morning, 10:00AM - 11:00AM, followed by an on stage performance at 11:30AM. Times are also posted on the 'Schedule' page. Friday evening is not required, but is highly recommended.
Students should bring their own instruments. The academy will attempt to supply instruments if necessary, no guarantee on this! The academy will give each student a Wind Gap Bluegrass Academy t-shirt.
The Academy is FREE! Thanks to the C.F. Martin Company for donating a D-16GT guitar with hard shell case. This guitar will be raffled off on Sunday afternoon.
The Wind Gap Bluegrass Academy is under the direction of Mark Panfil. Visit his website at 'markpanfil.com'.
Please use the 'contact' form to register. Include the student name, age and instrument.