MOUNTAIN GROWN MUSIC • CELEBRATING THE TRADITIONAL MOUNTAIN MUSIC OF HAYWOOD COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA

Mountain Grown Music - traditional mountain music of Haywood County North Carolina

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The North Carolina Touring Artist Directory: Anne Lough

Anne Lough is a nationally known traditional musician with over thirty years experience in performing and teaching. Anne holds a Music Education degree from Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky, and a Master of Music Education degree from Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. She now devotes her full time to festivals, workshops, performances and school residencies.

In addition to being a regular instructor in mountain and hammered dulcimer at the prestigious John C.Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC, since 1991, Anne has taught at the Swannanoa Gathering, Western Carolina Dulcimer Week, Augusta Heritage Dulcimer Week, The Great American Dulcimer Convention and at numerous other festivals and workshops throughout the East and Midwest. Her artistic and sensitive style of playing as well as her skill as an instructor have brought much acclaim.

Anne is also well known as an instructor and performer int traditional singing, storytelling, folk dance and the shaped note tradition. Her programs have delighted and inspired all ages from day-care and pre-school children to Elderhostelers. She is very active bring these traditions to schools throughout the region as a Touring Artist for the North Carolina Arts Council.

Rob and Anne Lough bring to life the songs, ballads and stories of the Appalachian Mountains and have been performing together for over 34 years. Rob is originally from Western Kentucky and accompanies his beautiful baritone voice with fine guitar work. Anne hails from Virginia and in addition to singing, plays mountain and hammered dulcimer, autoharp and guitar.

 

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