Founded in 2005, by Mike Mitchell and Jennifer Brooke, staffed and student(ed) by the Mitchell
and Brooke families over the years, 
Mike and Jennifer make a strong 
partnership
both inside and outside of the studio.

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 Associated with Virginia’s the Crooked Road and their Traditional Music Education Program
and with the Roanoke Youth Symphony Orchestra, we have formed a hybrid curriculum
that teaches classical music and traditional
Blue Ridge Mountain music.

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Floyd Music School is located at 115 W Main Street in Floyd, VA.
The 2-story brick building contains quite a bit of musical history–
The original 1934-1936 building received a rear addition circa 1946
and became known as the Pix Theater,
hosting musical performances by the likes of bluegrass musicians,
Bill and Charlie Monroe and Roy Hall. 

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Lessons are in-person, in our
Floyd 
studio 
or online via Skype, FaceTime,
or other video chat formats.

 Mike teaches violin/fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and voice.

Jen teaches piano and flute

Channing and Jen
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Fiddle music/Appalachian History workshop in McLean, VA
Fiddle music/Appalachian History workshop in McLean, VA

Mike also coaches youth Bluegrass bands, adult Jam Sessions, and String Ensembles.

SKYPE and FaceTime lessons, too
SKYPE and FaceTime lessons, too
recommend wide green
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Demonstrating "Angeline the Baker" at workshop for ASTACAP Director, Carol Stone's students
Demonstrating “Angeline the Baker” at workshop for ASTACAP Director, Carol Stone’s students

FMS recitals have been a mainstay on the Floyd Live Music scene for a decade.

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