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Address: Elkins, WV
Phone Number: 800-624-3157
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Part of Davis and Elkins College, the center offers a variety of seminars...

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 is not just a local activity - they bring in instructors and students from across... More 

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Oberlin, Ohio, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 tons. Can't review the sleeping/eating facilities as we rented a small house just off-campus but... More 

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Thank Janet M
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

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

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Thank Michael F
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 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.

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Thank rtnovell
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 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 I was up at 7am having a great breakfast including food from local farmers. Guitar... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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 a variety of craft classes. Classes are taught by master artists from around the country.... More 

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Hopewell Jct. New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 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.

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Napoleon, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 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 and delightful offerings. Hope to attend again this year!!

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Hagerstown, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 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 hours without a shred of sheet music. Two guitars, 2 mandolins, 2 dulcimers, and a... More 

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