Individual instrument classes in guitar, banjo, bass (upright and bass guitar), violin, viola and cello.
Three full days and four nights of classes, jamming and sharing time with like-minded people.
The Wilkesboro Holiday Inn Express allows participants the opportunity for longer jam sessions and interaction among participants and the Kruger Brothers. Short and simple; it just gives everyone more time.
Attending our 2017 Music Academy offers:
An opportunity for classical and folk musicians to meet in Wilkesboro, the heart of American Folk Music, and to participate in the merging of the musical world of both genres.
A unique, one-of-a-kind, musical workshop.
A discovery of the unity of the musical world through illuminating workshops, group discussions, jam sessions, targeted lectures and concerts.
An understanding of and appreciation for music on a deeper level.
A shared insight into the inner workings of the “emotional language” of music.
An opportunity for participants to perform at the Academy “Night of the Stars” on Saturday evening.
Three uplifting days filled with music and great food.
The opportunity to meet old friends and make new ones.
We emphasize that, as always, the Academy is for participants at all musical levels, from beginners to advanced.
A highly skilled and professional string quartet based in Chicago
Experienced performers and scholars
Performed with and held residencies with several orchestras nationwide
Performed and recorded with The Kruger Brothers including The Late Night Show with David Letterman
Performed with The Kruger Brothers at the world premiere of Lucid Dreamer and Roan Mountain Suite
Represent the music and cultural influences of three different countries
Total package – Full Academy attendance and meals (includes three nights lodging at the Holiday Inn Express) – $985
Full Academy attendance and meals (without hotel lodging) – $785
Non-Participating Partner – access to jam sessions, concerts, and meals but not classes – $485
(Full fee is required at the time of reservation for partner of a full-priced participant.)