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SCC to Hold Surry Old-Time Music Camp for All Ages


Surry Community College is offering the 4th annual Surry Old-Time Music Camp July 29 through Aug. 2 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Dobson.

Enjoy a week of instruction, music and fun led by the area's finest traditional musicians including Carolina Beverley, Steve Lewis, Mecca Lowe, Ralph McGee, Chester McMillian, Lucas Pasley, Emily Spencer, and Martha Spencer. The cost is $75 for youth ages 10-17, and $150 for ages 18 and up. A limited number of youth scholarships may be available.

Beginner to advanced instruction will be offered in fiddle, claw hammer banjo, guitar and mandolin. Students will choose a primary instrument and skill level to study for the week. Students will also participate in other workshops including stand-up bass, bluegrass banjo, and string band along with jam sessions, traditional singing and dance all led by master musicians.

For additional information and camp registration, please contact Sonnie Hardy, Coordinator of Personal Enrichment, at or (336) 386-3229 or go to and register online.

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