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.

Floyd Music School – Home
Floyd Music School – Home
Floyd Music School – Home
Floyd Music School – Home

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

Floyd Music School – Home
Floyd Music School – Home
Fiddle music/Appalachian History workshop in McLean, VA
Fiddle music/Appalachian History workshop in McLean, VA
Floyd Music School – Home

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

SKYPE and FaceTime lessons, too
SKYPE and FaceTime lessons, too
Floyd Music School – Home
Floyd Music School – Home
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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Floyd Music School – Home
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