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Young Instrumentalist Folk Music Outreach

September 18, 2018

Katie Berkedal, Program DirectorBy Katie Berkedal, Program Director

Great River Festival of Arts received a a $5,450 grant to provide folk music lessons to young students from area Boys and Girls Clubs during the August 2018 Great River Folk Festival at Riverside Park in La Crosse. Children played instruments such as  guitars and violins with a nationally touring folk performer and participated in a master class. Children who participated in the Friday music workshop were invited to play at the Great River Folk Fest Saturday and Sunday.