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Grown Folks Programs

A community of people of all ages

Programs for Grown Folks

Join a community of people of all ages who are striving to learn more about their own roots, the histories of American musical traditions, and the ways in which each of us can contribute to a more just world.

We hope you can find a way to plug in and join us on this journey.

Our grown folks offerings take several forms

  • In-person
  • Virtual
  • DIY
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Check out our current offerings:

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Layers of Heritage

Interwoven with music lessons students learn new ways to understand themselves as people of culture.

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Unbroken Circle

Students of any level of experience will learn or deepen foundational musical skills in a relaxed setting.

old photos of black American musicians in black and white
guitar head in green wood texture circle

Face the Music

Virtual class for those who want to discover new ways to confront racism through the lens of roots music.