Appalachian Music of Southwestern PA
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NEW CD RELEASE for 2016
BEHIND THE DOOR
TRADITIONAL FIDDLE TUNES OF SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA

ALSO AVAILABLE
Up in the Batten House
Up Jumped Joe in the Middle of It


Welcome to Appalachian Music, a service that specializes in live performances and instruction in traditional Old Time fiddling and stringband music, and resource center for Old Time music news and information.

EntertainersIf you're looking for entertainment to fit a traditional rural American setting, nothing is more charming and captivating than the sounds of an Old Time fiddler. Add a banjo for melodic accompaniment and a guitar for rhythm and you've got a band for all occasions. You may hire our musicians for everything from birthday parties and weddings to festivals and square dances.

School AssembliesOur school programs will open the doors to a house of musical treasures. Students will hear the many varieties of American music played on guitar, banjo, and fiddle, demonstrating contributions from a multitude of cultures and generations.

Music InstructionLearn to play fiddle, banjo, guitar or mandolin in the Old Time style. Just like in the old days, tunes are taught by ear. Playing music is as engaging as any interactive computer game on the market, and more fun than you can imagine.

What is Appalachian music? For many people it's a big part of their lives. Find out where you can go to hear, play, or dance to Old Time music, and get lots of background information on the music and the culture:

Get in touch with other musicians and music lovers. Sign up now to join an internet group for old time musicians.


appalachianmusic.net is based out of Pittsburgh, Pa.
All materials copyright © Mark Tamsula

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