ELKIN — Reeves Downtown Faculty of Music, a non-profit offshoot of the Reeves Theater, will start its first session of lessons on Jan. 31.
The music faculty is predicated within the former Foothills Arts Council constructing, situated at 129 Church St. in Elkin, and can supply a wide range of lessons for all ages. From toddlers to adults, the college will supply lessons in banjo, voice, mandolin, piano, violin/fiddle, guitar, musical theater and extra.
The Reeves Downtown Faculty of Music mission is “to offer distinctive year-round musical training and efficiency alternatives to college students from our group and past. To advertise and encourage musicians of all genres by performances, workshops, and grasp lessons; and to reveal college students and audiences to a various world of musical expression. To reinforce the creative imprint of the Yadkin Valley area, and to encourage arts tourism. To encourage future generations of musicians and music lovers to maintain musical traditions alive and to discover new types of self-expression by instrumentation, sound, and rhythm.”
The varsity was planning to start lessons in 2020 however needed to postpone its opening because of security considerations associated to COVID-19.
A fundraiser was held on the Reeves Downtown Faculty of Music final fall which introduced in additional than $3,500 for the group.
“We have been thrilled with the turnout,” stated Kate Carson-Groner, representing the music faculty. “It was thrilling to see so many of us within the constructing and backyard once more and get individuals considering the way forward for the college.”
For a full listing of lessons provided, charges and schedules go to reevesmusic.org.
Kitsey Burns Harrison could also be reached at 336-258-4035 or observe her on Twitter and Instagram @news_shewrote.