Morganton JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) is an after-school program that offers small-group instruction for traditional old time and bluegrass music. The program is offered to children in 4th through 9th grades. Students can learn fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass. Students will enjoy learning from visiting artists, taking field trips and and getting an introduction to the music unique to our community.

When: Monday and Tuesday from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Where: Collett Street Recreation Center


  • $5.00 per class or subsidized tuition based on student lunch status
  • $10.00 monthly instrument rental fee (Students may provide their own instrument)

Class size is limited. For more information and to register, call the Collett Street Recreation Center at 828-438-5350.

The JAM Program is supported by grant funding from the following organizations:




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305 E. Union St. Ste A100
Morganton, NC 28655 i Google Maps 16x16

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