I am a Bluegrass kid
August 31, 2023
WAITSBURG - One of my favorite after-school extracurricular activities is going to Bluegrass Kids; I have been a member for about six years. Bluegrass Kids is a fun program for kids and teens to learn how to play guitar, mandolin, banjo, cello, standing base, and fiddle. My mentor and good friend Kate Hockersmith created the program, which she offers to kids for free.
The free program meets at the new Touchet Valley Acoustic Music Program (TVAMP) building at 141 Main Street in Waitsburg.
Hockersmith got into bluegrass in 2002 after her son John watched "O Brother Where Art Thou" and was in...