Caldwell JAM (school year program)
NOTE: Caldwell JAM offers school-year classes (30 weekly classes) and summer classes (10 weekly classes). Register now, and we will contact you with dates prior to the start of the next class season, and will invoice you at the start of classes.
Instruments are available for students to rent for $15/school year
Minimum registration of 5 students per class. Maximum registration of 10 students per class.
Summer students are charged $10/class, with sibling discounts available. School-year students are charged based on their school-lunch arrangement with Caldwell County Schools. Students who don't receive discounted or free lunch are charged $10/class ($300/year payable in 2 installments). Reduced-lunch students are charged $5/class ($150/year payable in 2 installments). Free-lunch students are charged $3/class ($90/year, payable in 2 installments).
Student's Age (Must be 8 years or older when class starts)
Check which program you are registering for:
I am interested in the school-year JAM classes
I am interested in summer JAM classes
Is student right-handed or left-handed?
Choose school-year class & location
Blackberry JAM (advanced students) at CCC&TI (Wednesdays 5pm-6pm)
Mondays at Granite Falls Elementary School after school (GUITAR ONLY)
Tuesdays at Happy Valley K-8 School after school (GUITAR ONLY)
Wednesdays at HUB Station Arts & Business Center (Clawhammer banjo at 2:30; Intermediate guitar at 3:30pm; Beginner guitar at 3:30pm; Mandolin at 4pm; Beginner fiddle at 3pm; Intermediate fiddle at 3:45pm)
Thursdays at Collettsville K-8 School after school (GUITAR ONLY)
SUMMER classes are all held at HUB Station in Hudson
Parent/Guardian Email Addresses
Parent/Guardian Cell Phone Numbers
List of all adults who can pick up child, and their phone numbers
Old-Time Guitar (instructors: Bob Henson & Alyssa McLean; offered at all locations)
Fiddle (instructor: Mary Ervin - only offered at Hudson on Wednesdays)
Mandolin (instructor: Doug Davis - only offered at Hudson on Wednesdays)
Banjo (instructor: Tony Deal - only offered at Hudson on Wednesdays)
Do you own an instrument, or need to rent?
Need to rent ($15/year)
Any previous music/instrument experience?
Beginning (no prior experience or limited)
Intermediate (has had prior lessons, but is beyond the beginner stage)
Advanced (is very familiar with instrument, has had multiple years of instruction)
Is the student able to devote a minimum of 15 min a day outside of class to practice?
Are Parents/Guardians willing to commit to making sure student is practicing at least 15 minutes each day outside of class?
The School-Year JAM Program runs for 30 weeks (once a week except holidays/school closures/ice & snow). The Summer JAM Program runs for 10 weeks. Is this something your family/student is willing to commit to at this time? We do not offer refunds for missed classes.
Please select the payment schedule that applies to your family, and then click "Submit" (we will invoice you)
My child pays full lunch price, class fee will be $10/class ($300/year payable in 2 installments)
My child is on reduced-lunch at school; class fee will be $5/class ($150/year payable in 2 installments)
My child is on free-lunch at school; class fee will be $3/class ($90/year payable in 2 installments)
Summer JAM - first child $10/class, second child $7.50, third child $5
I understand that my child's behavior may affect his/her continuance in JAM classes. We expect good attendance and behavior. Teachers will give specific warnings to students and give them the opportunity to change their behavior. Continued misbehavior, fighting, stealing, or blatant disregard for a rule or an instrument may result in dismissal from the JAM program.
I do hereby consent and agree that the Junior Appalachian Musicians (JAM) program of the Caldwell Arts Council has permission to take photographs and/or record video and/or audio of my child or me and use these for JAM development, education, promotional and/or marketing materials. I further consent that my name and identity may be revealed therein or by descriptive text or commentary. I give the JAM program the right to exhibit any such works publicly or privately, including posting on the JAM website, the Caldwell Arts Council website, or either of these entities' social media. I understand that names of students WILL NOT BE USED in these media.
NO, do not use my child's photo in any social media, website or print media
YES, I agree with the above statement
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