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Folk musician Lee Knight presents Music of the mountains

Published 7:25pm Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Well-known folk musician, Lee Knight, will present “Music of the Mountains” at the Monday, March 24, 2014 AAUW meeting.
A “man of two mountains”, Lee was raised in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York and became interested in folk music while he was in high school.
During college, he became familiar with the music and stories of the Southern Appalachian Mountains, as well as of the Adirondacks. Lee currently works as a folk singer, story teller and outdoor leader. He has performed throughout much of the eastern United States and Canada, as well as Scotland and Tashkent.
He appears regularly at the Asheville Mountain Dance and Folk Song Festival and the Lake Junaluska Folk Festival.
He plays a variety of instruments, including the five-string banjo, the Appalachian dulcimer and the Cherokee flute.  AAUW, (American Association of University Women), is a nationwide network of university women whose mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy and research.
The Tryon Branch of AAUW will meet Monday, March 24th at 1:30 p.m. at the Tryon Presbyterian Fellowship Hall. The meeting is open to the public.
Refreshments will be served.

– article submitted
by Audrey Ortiz

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