Kentucky School of Bluegrass and Traditional Music

Current Events

April 24, 2014

HCTC holds Evening with Poets

Stephens Library - Jolly Classroom Center - Hazard Campus
6:30 PM - 8:30 AM
April 25, 2014

HCTC Spring Writers Conference set for April 25

First Federal Center
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
April 29, 2014

Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Mapping at HCTC

First Federal Center
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
May 5, 2014

Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music concert

HCTC Leslie County Center in Hyden
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
June 9- July 14 2014

Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky 2014 Summer Camp Lineup

Challenger Learning Center of Kentucky - HCTC
June 9-12 2014

Criminal Justice Career Craze camp open to 12 to 15 year olds

Technical Campus of HCTC
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music

StudioThe Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music is dedicated to the study, performance, preservation, promotion and advancement of heritage music in the cultural traditions of Kentucky and the Appalachian mountains.

The Professional Studio Artist (PSA) program prepares individuals for careers as independent studio artists and business owners, designers, performers and studio technicians. The curriculum offers technical, design, product development and performance classes in a variety of disciplines coupled with business, marketing and management courses. Class work covering the history and traditions of each discipline, basic studio development and technology requirements will be a vital part of the student’s education. Students will complete a track of study and acquire the necessary technical proficiencies, creative problem solving, business skills, production processes and the knowledge to apply these aspects to careers in the craft, music, theater, or applied arts fields.

Thank you for considering HCTC's Professional Studio Artist Program at the Kentucky School of Bluegrass & Traditional Music in Hyden, Kentucky. We also have diploma and certificate options in Bluegrass and Traditional music. Classes include Performance (banjo, guitar, mandolin, bass, fiddle, resphonic guitar, and vocal), Songwriting, Recording, and Music Business.

Program Information Sheet