SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. (WVDN) – A three-part series of community education classes on Bluegrass and Appalachian History is planned at New River Community and Technical College’s Nicholas County Campus in Summersville starting Sept. 13, 2022.
Musician Sammy Murphy will lead the class series providing an introduction into Appalachian history. Participants in the class series will learn how to care for a string instrument and receive basic lessons on how to play guitar, mandolin, banjo, bass, fiddle and dobro. Course content will advance throughout the series. Classes can be taken separately or as a series.
All classes will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
The cost for each six-week class is $250, and preregistration is required for the first class by Sept. 2, 2022. Visit https://www.newriver. edu/community/ for information on upcoming classes or to register for the course or contact Gloria Kincaid (304-793-6101, email@example.com).
New River CTC’s Workforce Education Division provides community education classes and employable educational opportunities including noncredit courses, workforce development programs and customized training.
New River Community and Technical College serves nine counties in southeast and south-central West Virginia: Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer, Monroe, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Summers and Webster. The College offers classes online, in Beaver at the Raleigh County Campus, in Ghent at the Advanced Technology Center, in Hinton at Summers County ARH Hospital, in Lewisburg at the Greenbrier Valley Campus, in Marlinton at One Room University, in Princeton at the Mercer County Campus and in Summersville at the Nicholas County Campus.