Floyd Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAMs)
Fall 2017 semester begins in September and runs through November 2017
The JAM Program Model: JAM is an after-school program for grades 4–8 and beyond that introduces music through small group instruction on instruments common to the Appalachian region, such as fiddle, banjo and guitar. Each JAM program is individually operated, funded, eligible to receive free support and resources and licensed to use “Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM)” to identify their traditional music education program.
The Floyd JAMs program is a Crooked Road/JAM program held once per week for students grades 4–12 at the June Bug Center on Monday afternoons from 3:30–5:30. Students from Floyd Elementary, Indian Valley Elementary, Check Elementary, Willis Elementary and Floyd High School are eligible for classes in fiddle, guitar, and claw hammer banjo.