Musician’s Worshop (originally Moritz Music) has been in business for nearly 50 years, while the new-on-the scene Bailey Acoustic Shop offers hand-built guitars and custom designs. Those are just two of Western North Carolina’s many guitar-oriented enterprises.
An Asheville Pass, available to Xpress readers, allows access on Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It’s for those who are “curious to know what we’re all about and to experience some workshops, programming and the environment of SERFA,” says founder and conference director Kari Estrin.
Want to learn or new instrument of take your playing to the next level? There are plenty of classes and instructor in the area, teaching everything from fiddle and guitar to bassoon and bagpipes.
In this special issue, Xpress looks into the local music industry and an evolving trend. As full-service recording studios downsize, a new generation of hybrid home-professional studio is on the rise.