Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) - Franklin County, VA

Franklin County JAM Spring Semester 2023

Registration for the Spring session starting on January 10th 2023 at the Gereau Center in Rocky Mt.  See below
Any questions about the Spring Semester 2023 email  kristina.meeks@frco.k12.va.us

SMAC has been a sponsor for the Junior Appalachian Musicians Program (JAM) for nine years. The JAM program is for students in grade 4-9 who want to learn old time Appalachian music. The program is nine years old and will hold registration for the Spring session starting on January 10th 2023 at the Gereau Center in Rocky Mt, the place where all lessons take place. There are 4 teachers in the program that teach beginning guitar, advanced guitar, fiddle and one that teaches singing and beginning guitar.
The lessons are every Tuesday at 4:00-5:30 for a fee of $10.00 a lesson.
If you have any questions please email Kristina Meeks at  kristina.meeks@frco.k12.va.us.

Learn more about the JAM Program here.

FC JAM Students 2021
FC JAM flyer 2023
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JAM students, Cort and Pierce, play Beaumont Rag

Cort Workman plays a mandolin made by Jay Walter. Pierce Workman plays a guitar made by the Blue Ridge Luthiers. 

Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) Students Perform at Cable 12

This is a performance by Franklin County, VA Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) students on November 30, 2022 at 7:00am on “Rise and Shine” show, Cable 12 in Rocky Mount, VA.