in Charlottesville, VA


Workshops and Concerts

Due to the current COVID-19 quarantine, we are rescheduling our regular concerts. Tune in for Save the Music: our live-streamed concert series benefitting our community’s artists and other non-profits. More info HERE.

News of new reschedule dates will be forthcoming. Please email with any questions.

There are no upcoming events at this time.


While we have suspended all in person lessons, we are offering a full program of classes and private lessons online! Playing music at home is a GREAT way to spend your time at home. Signing up for online lessons is also a huge service to our teaching artists, as they are losing significant income from cancelled shows. You can signal your interest in online lessons by emailing– – – – – – – – – – – – – –

If you’re interested in taking private lessons, we offer instruction on a variety of instruments. Click HERE to learn more. If you don’t see something offered, just ask! We’ll do our best to match you with an instructor for the instrument of your choosing. Email us at or call 434-806-7062 to discuss placement and availability.

It’s never to early to start thinking about summer! View our full line-up of 2020 Summer Camps HERE. Starting in June we’ll be offering a variety of fun and interactive camps in music and arts for all ages and skill levels! Sign up for one week or multiple weeks! For more information or help registering, contact us at or call 434-806-7062. Financial aid and aftercare available.


All in-house jams will be cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updates. We are now offering virtual jams! If you are interested in taking part in an online old-time jam session or a singing session using the Rise Up Singing songbook, please contact or for further details.

Sat 15

West African Drum Circle

Aug 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thu 20

Jazz Jam

Aug 20 @ 7:00 pm
Thu 27

Ukulele Jam

Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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We are currently hiring music teachers on a variety of instruments. If you are interested in applying, please contact us today.


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We are currently raising funds to provide scholarships, purchase instruments, and attract great teachers. Click HERE for more information.