After-School Strings Program
At Riverfolk Music & Arts Organization, we are dedicated to providing students an opportunity to explore string music through private lessons and group classes. Lessons & classes offered as an after-school program, include violin, viola, cello, and bass instruction. Located at the Manchester United Methodist Church.
BLACKSMITH SHOP CONCERTS
Saturday Night Concert Series
Blacksmith Shop Concerts take place fourth Saturday's (September-May). The historic Blacksmith Shop with its rustic brick interior provides an intimate backdrop for concerts. This series was awarded a Creative Ideas Award in 2015 from the Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation.
Held at Emanual United Church on Main Street in Manchester. Parking available in the rear. Dance lessons included with no experience necessary. Live music and a friendly atmosphere. Sponsored by 5 Healthy Towns Foundation.
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Want to support our mission? Riverfolk Music & Arts can accept donations online using the link below.
Donations are tax deductible (501c3) to the fullest extent of the law.
Riverfolk Music and Arts is grateful for support, issued by Arts Midwest in collaboration with Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs for the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs Emergency Relief Fund, is made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act; Additional support provided by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Michigan Humanities Council, The Arts Alliance, Kiwanis of Ann Arbor Foundation, Inc. Riverfolk is also supported by the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund Phase 2, an initiative of Arts Midwest and its peer United States Regional Arts Organizations made possible by an anonymous donor.
Since 2004 we've been providing music & arts experiences promoting creativity & cultural diversity. We operate year-round with our free summer Gazebo series and ticketed Blacksmith Shop series in the Fall/Winter. We sponsor an after-school string program (CAS) for youth and partner with the county parks to offer Summer Music Camp for youth and adults. As an all volunteer non-profit organization we rely primarily on grants, in-kind services and donations.