Dedicated to presenting the latest information about the new music school and performance hall, located at 456 Highway 70 in Pegram, TN.
Welcome to the new website for Fiddle & Pick. The Fiddle & Pick is home of the Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee at 456 Highway 70 in Pegram, TN at (615) 646-9131). Founded by music educator and Pegram resident Gretchen Priest-May, it is a place where people old and young can come to discover the joy found in making traditional music - mainly, but not limited to, music played on fiddles, banjos, mandolins, guitars and similar instruments - and in particular, music played in the Middle Tennessee region throughout its history. In addition to affordable private and group lessons, the Fiddle & Pick will feature workshops in advanced instrumental study.
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NEW! Download the MHC General Info Brochure (2 Pages)
NEW! Download the MHC Teacher Brochure (2 Pages)
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Heather Conner - Download PDF (2 Pages)
Off to a good start this year with the First Friday Pickin' Party and it was uphill from there! The 2nd annual “Eighth of January” Old Time Music Weekend was well attended with all ages jamming at breakfast, watching mini concerts at lunch time and Potluck supper time. All ages and levels learning from our incredible staff leading workshops on fiddles, banjos, mandos, guitars, mountain dulcimer, singing and even flat footing! So…
This is a great article I would like to share. At the center I watch multiple levels of players and even great musicians that get excited to learn about a new genre.
I LOVE that excitement because I have it too. There is an underlying problem occasionally, which is that often a musician thinks that just because they are very fluent with one style (Jazz, rock, classical or any other style) that they automatically think they are an advanced player in a new style that they…