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Vol State Announces New Bluegrass Music Program

Submitted on August 03, 2011 at 10:16 AM

Volunteer State Community College is offering an Associate of Science degree in Bluegrass music. Modeled after the East Tennessee State University Appalachian music program, courses will be offered on the main campus, the Livingston campus and the new Highland Crest campus in Springfield. Courses will include private instruction in vocal, guitar, fiddle, mandolin and banjo. Additionally, our songwriting curriculum will be expanded. Seminar classes and ensemble opportunities will be available for students, as well as members of the community.

Vol State music faculty member Lynn Peterson serves as the advisor for the program. For more information contact: Lynn Peterson at 615-230-3221 or e-mail Lynn.Peterson@volstate.edu

For a list of courses included in the program visit:http://www.volstate.edu/Bluegrass/Curriculum.php

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