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Folk Music

Folk music classes and lessons are offered on fiddle, guitar, banjo and ukulele with a weekly jam.

Classes are taught in the aural tradition and take place at CMS and MSU’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities.

Folk Music at RCAH (on MSU campus)

Begins September 15, 2015
Tuesdays, 6:30–9:30 p.m. (beginning group lessons) and
7:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. (advanced group lessons)

FREE JAM SESSIONS: Jam sessions for beginners starts at 7:30 p.m. and an advanced session begins at 8:30 p.m. These sessions will take place in the Snyder Hall study area across from the Sparty coffee shop and are open to the public. Folk Music students are encouraged to join before and/or after their group lessons.

Tuition is $130 per semester for a 10-week group lesson, including the free jam sesson, and $105 for Snyder-Phillips residents and students of RCAH.
(Parking on campus is free after 6 p.m.)

Financial aid is available to students with need.



Folk Music Lessons at CMS

Call the Registrar (517) 355-7661 for details and to enroll.

**This program is not offered in the summer.

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Folk guitar student

"I met the nicest group of people in the Folk Music class. The teachers are delightful and good representatives of the program."

-CMS Folk Music student


"I learned a lot and have been inspired to continue playing as often as I can."

-CMS Folk Music student

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