Registration set to begin for Appalachian music lessons

COUNTY —Enrollment is now under way for Appalachian music lessons. The next session of the Evening Music Program will begin the week of Feb. 10.

 This program is open to all ages (third grade through adults) and is designed to teach students to play Appalachian music with acoustic instruments. Instruments include guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and banjo.

The six-week sessions will be held at the following locations:  Easley First Baptist Church in Easley (Tuesday nights); Pickens Senior Center (Monday and Thursday nights); Saint Paul United Methodist Church, downtown Greenville (Thursday nights) Clemson (new location and day to be determined).

The cost is $60 per six-week session, and instrument rental is available for $25 per  Six-week session. The enrollment period is through Feb.  13.

Anyone interested in signing up for this session should contact one of the following program directors:  Easley & Greenville: Susan Ware-Snow (864-979-9188 or,
Pickens: Steve McGaha (864-283-4871 or, or  Clemson: Ryan Wilson (864-360-4763 or

The Evening Music Program is sponsored by Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music Inc. (POSAM), a charitable non-profit organization. For more information on the Young Appalachian Musicians (YAM) program, visit, Facebook: “YAM (Young Appalachian Musicians,” call (864) 878-4257 or e-mail