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Ben Nelson
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Ben grew up in a family of old-time musicians from southwestern Virginia. He spent all the summers of his childhood traveling to fiddlers' conventions across the Southern Appalachians and Piedmont. He's played banjo and fiddle for the last 15 years and has studied kindred music traditions in Ireland and West Africa. Now a resident of western North Carolina, Ben teaches for a 5th-grade environmental education program, local affiliates of Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM), and at Warren Wilson College.

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UPCOMING CLASSES INSTRUCTED BY Ben:
SUBJECT
INSTRUCTOR
CLASS TITLE
DATE
Music, Dance
Ben Nelson
Old-time Jam Camp Sunday, Sep 24 - Saturday, Sep 30, 2017
Music
Ben Nelson
Beginning Clawhammer Banjo Sunday, Oct 29 - Saturday, Nov 4, 2017


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