Amelia Arts Academy Brings the Mountains to Fernandina

February 8, 2010 Amelia Arts Academy, in association with Springer Controls and Fernandina Beach Animal Clinic, is proud to present folk musician Anne Lough for a series of in-school workshops and a free community concert.

Anne Lough

Anne Lough

February 8, 2010 Amelia Arts Academy, in association with Springer Controls and Fernandina Beach Animal Clinic, is proud to present folk musician Anne Lough for a series of in-school workshops and a free community concert.

Anne Lough is a nationally known folk musician who specializes in the hammered and mountain dulcimer, autoharp and story telling. In addition to being an instructor in mountain and hammered dulcimer at the prestigious John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC., Lough has taught at the Swannanoa Gathering, Western Carolina Dulcimer Week, Augusta Heritage Dulcimer Week and at numerous other festivals and workshops throughout the country. Equally at home on guitar, autoharp, or mountain and hammered dulcimer, Lough’s mastery has earned her national acclaim.

Amelia Arts Academy will present Anne Lough as a visiting artist in elementary schools throughout the county. Her visit to Amelia Island will end with a free concert Monday, February 8 at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 7:00 p.m. This performance is free and open to the public.

Amelia Arts Academy is a registered 501C3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to provide high quality arts education and cultural opportunities to everyone in our community. The Academy has been carrying out this mission since 1992 through individual instruction, group music lessons and ensembles, after-school art classes, programs for the disabled and disadvantaged, creative arts programs for seniors, community entertainment, guest performances, scholarship programs, and more.

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