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Augusta Heritage Center

Elkins, WV
+1 800-624-3157
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This place is a hidden gem inside the city. If you have spare moments while in town, be sure to... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2016
SawTheLight
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Dallas, Texas
Hidden Treasure of Musical Traditions

Augusta sponsors week long class, a weekend festival (Music in the Parks), and concerts on Tuesday... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2016
Judy W
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Morgantown, West Virginia
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Part of Davis and Elkins College, the center offers a variety of seminars ranging from music to cooking to Appalachian and African-American cultures.
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Aug 23, 2016
“Great!”
Aug 15, 2016
“Hidden Treasure of Musical Traditions”
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Elkins, WV
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

This place is a hidden gem inside the city. If you have spare moments while in town, be sure to check this place out.

1  Thank SawTheLight
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Augusta sponsors week long class, a weekend festival (Music in the Parks), and concerts on Tuesday and Thursday evenings during the summer sessions. We just attended the Thursday evening concert which was a part of Old-time Week. The talent of these performers was amazing. This...More

Thank Judy W
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

My husband took the intermediate banjo class and I took beginner fiddle - both were fabulous. Instructors are without exception professional and accomplished musicians who were generous with their time and knowledge, and the ones I met personally were nice people, too. We both learned...More

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

The best learning experience possible for instrumentalists looking for a week long set of immersion classes taught by master musicians.

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 10 August 2015

We attended the Mountain Stage recording on the campus after the Augusta festival. Everything was well organized yet very warm and friendly. A lovely campus.

Thank rtnovell
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Reviewed 7 August 2014

I just returned from Bluegrass Week at Augusta Heritage and it was magical. There is no other way to describe being surrounded by the teachers and students on a beautiful campus in the cool mountains of West Virginia. The program is intense. During my week...More

3  Thank Anne J
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

Every summer, the Augusta Heritage Center on the campus of Davis and Elkins College in Elkins, WV, hosts five weeks of classes, concerts, and dances. The week-long music programs typically include a focus on blues, swing, bluegrass, blues, Cajun, and vocal traditions as well as...More

2  Thank DonnaDAF
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Reviewed 27 July 2013

Went to a week long music camp . Blues and swing . If you play an instrument ,sing or want to write a song, get yourself to Elkins . They also have other genres.

2  Thank dtareilly
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

This event occurs every August on Davis and Elkins college campus. Each week has a theme. Dance. Country. They have students studying with masters and have shows in evening? Very much worth the visit. Lots to do. They also have a craft market with unusual...More

Thank Barbara B
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Reviewed 18 March 2013

We walked through the snow into the weekly "pickin'" in the Augusta Heritage Center and left thoroughly sated by the 7 incredible musicians who treated us like long, lost family. We were their only audience on a cold winter night, but they played for 4...More

2  Thank MaryC508
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