Young Appalachian Musicians (YAM)

Three (or more) cheers for YAM!

From Greenville Online: “It’s an amazing thing to see a young girl pick up an instrument that she’s only had for three days and play a complex bluegrass song on it…That’s what happens from time to time with the kids who join the Young Appalachian Musicians (YAM) program. “From the start, Ella was on fire,” says Susan Ware-Snow, the volunteer instructor who has taught 10-year-old Ella Hennessee for the past couple of years.”

Read more at Greenville Online.