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PacJAM offers traditional music classes

Adults ages 15 and up invited to participate in low-cost, 10-week semester

Aspiring musicians are invited to join Pacolet Junior Appalachian Musicians (PacJAM) for music classes on Wednesday evenings.

Ten weeks of hour-long classes in fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin or hammered dulcimer begin September 13 and run through November 15.

Beginner classes start at 6 p.m. each night intermediate classes start at 7 p.m. Ages 15 and up may register for adult classes; younger students may also sign up for PacJAM classes.

A limited number of rental instruments are available. Interested participants can visit tryonarts.org/pacjam for details and registration information.

– submitted by Michelle Fleming