Appreciating Asheville's Appalachian Music-Cancelled

Course Dates: 
8 weeks: March 26, April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 2018
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Lewis Wills
Course Catalogs: 
2018 Spring

Can you tell the difference between bluegrass, old-time, Irish and Scottish music, and do you know how these types of music got to Appalachia? Through performances and film, we will learn to distinguish each type of music and how these unique genres came to this part of the country.

Course outline

Lewis Wills ( has a doctorate in education from Georgia State University and a Master of Arts in folklore and mythology from UCLA. Lewis plays old-time and Irish music and played in a number of folk groups during the 1960s.