Folk College

May 24-26, 2024

May 24 - 26, 2024

Folk College

A fun & friendly weekend of playing & listening to folk music!
May 24 - 26, 2024

Workshops • Concerts • Coaching Sessions • Jamming • Singing • Dancing

A Special Weekend

Folk College was founded to help people learn to play music together. It is a non-competitive environment where you can kindle—or rekindle—your love of playing through folk music. Each year the staff includes nationally known musicians and wonderfully nurturing teachers from a broad spectrum of folk styles. Within one weekend, you’ll have a choice of workshops ranging from old time to Celtic to blues to international, and you’ll get to sing, dance, play, and listen.

Easy to Participate

Many workshops, with subjects like “Learning to Jam,” “Tunes that are Cooler Than They are Hard,” and “How to Play by Ear” are designed to encourage musicians who have been “stuck in their living room,” haven't picked up their instrument since high school, or maybe just wanted to play an instrument but never dared!

Non-Musicians Welcome

From “Try a Banjo” and “Try a Fiddle” to “Beginning Harmonica” and “Beginning Jaw Harp” and “Fun & Easy Percussion,” there are workshops designed for the total non-musician in mind.

Held on a Beautiful College Campus in South Central Pennsylvania

Folk College is held at Juniata College in Huntingdon, PA.

The town of Huntingdon in located in the south-central part of Pennsylvania, nestled in the picturesque ridge and valley section of the Allegheny Mountains.

Juniata College, a small high level liberal arts college, is known for its community, environment and the flexibility in its rigorous academic programs.

 

A campus map is available for download.