In this course for intermediate players with knowledge of basic chords and/or Appalachian repertoire, students learn how to play as an ensemble and create a band with opportunities to perform on campus for dances and other community events. Through the classic Southern Appalachian string band repertoire, the class explores rhythm, arrangements, lead and harmony singing, performance dynamics, and various possibilities of instrumental combinations. This course may be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.Prerequisite: Some proficiency on an appropriate stringed instrument.General Education: Artisitic Expression (Partially Satisfies)