Affiliate Directory

A Guide to the Affiliate Information:

Webpage Link
Non Profit Organization/Fiscal Agent Name
Site Location if Different
Director/Contact Name
Mailing Address
Contact Telephone
Contact E-mail

* Not a 501c3 organization

** Please see each affiliate webpage for any specific COVID-19 program updates

For any other questions about our affiliates, please contact us

Alleghany JAM
Alleghany JAM (self incorporated)
Sparta Elementary School
Maggie Oakes-Chitwood
PO Box 1326
Sparta, NC 28675
(336) 372-5266
[email protected]

Alexander JAM  – inactive
Hiddenite Arts & Heritage Center
Allison Houchins
316 Hiddenite Church Rd
Hiddenite, NC 28636
(828) 632-6966
[email protected]

Ashe JAM
Ashe Arts Council
Ashe Civic Center
Rebecca Williams
303 School Avenue
West Jefferson, NC 28694
(336) 846-2787
[email protected]

Avery JAM
Avery Co. Center/NC Cooperative Extension (4-H)
Bobbie Willard
661 Vale Rd
Newland, NC 28657
[email protected]

Bland Co JAMS
QUILL (Quality Unique Innovative Learning and Leadership)
Site: Bland Co. Elementary
Jared Perdue
176 Eagles Rd. PO Box 9
Rocky Gap, VA 24366
(276) 928-1100
[email protected]

Blue Ridge JAM
Blue Ridge JAM (self-incorporated)
Sarah Hall, Program Director
Laura Plush, Administrative Director
PO Box 681
Cashiers, NC 28717
[email protected]

Boone JAM
Town of Boone, North Carolina
The Jones House Community & Cultural Center
Brandon Holder
604 W. King St.
Boone, NC 28607
[email protected]

Buncombe County JAM
Black Mountain Center for the Arts
Lori Cozzi
225 West State St.
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-0930
[email protected]

Caldwell JAM
Caldwell Arts Council
Hudson Uptown Building and Caldwell Community College
Bob Henson, Interim Program Director
PO Box 1613
Lenoir, NC 28645
(828) 754-2486
[email protected]

Bristol JAM
Bristol City, VA Schools
Virginia Middle School/Washington Lee Elementary/Morrison School
Donna Coffey
501 Piedmont Ave.
Bristol, VA 24201
(276) 821-5660
[email protected]

Claiborne County JAM – inactive
Servolution Health Services, Inc.
(old Powell Valley Vocational School)
Deborah Chumley
181 Powell Valley School Ln.
Speedwell, TN 37870
(423) 419-5070
[email protected]

Dickenson Co. JAM
Pro-Art (fiscal agent)
Ridgeview High School – Clintwood, VA
Pierceton Hobbs
PO Box 179 (Pro-Art mailing address)
Wise, Virginia 24279
(276) 298-9328
[email protected]

Elkin JAM
Reeves Downtown School of Music
Adam Lowe
129 Church St.
Elkin, NC 28621
(336) 927-3211
[email protected]

Floyd JAMS
June Bug Center
Kirsten Griffiths
June Bug Center
251 Parkway Ln S.
Floyd, VA 24091
(540) 745-6550
[email protected]

Franklin Co. JAM
Smith Mountain Lake Arts Council
Essig Center (540-483-9293)
Jim Mullens
354 Three Quarter Point Rd
Wirtz, VA 24184
(540) 420-9167
[email protected]

Folk School JAM
John C. Campbell Folk School
Charmaine Slaven
1 Folk School Ln.
Brasstown, NC 28902
(828) 837-2775
[email protected]

Galax JAM
Chestnut Creek School of the Arts
Lindsey Nale
100 North Main St.
Galax, VA 24333
(276) 236-3500
[email protected]

Greater Pulaski JAM
Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley
Dublin Middle School
William Paine
21 W Main St.
Draper, VA 24324
(540) 392-2823

Grundy Area JAM  -inactive
Grundy Area Arts Council
Tracy City Elementary and North Elementary Schools
Bob Townsend
PO Box 363
Monteagle, TN 37356
[email protected]

Hancock County JAM
Hancock County Schools/Clinch Powell Educational Cooperative
Hancock County Middle/High School
Jonah Belcher
PO Box 791
Sneedville, TN 37869
(423) 300-9571
[email protected]

Haywood JAM
Haywood County Arts Council
First United Methodist Church (Waynesville)
Morgan Beyrl, HCAC Director
Cary Fridley, JAM Director
PO Box 306
Waynesville, NC 28786
(828) 452-0593
[email protected]
[email protected]

Henderson Co. JAM FBVMA
Henderson County FBVMA JAM, serving children in Henderson County and Mills Creek, NC
French Broad Valley Music Association
Carol Rifkin
PO Box 914
Horseshoe, NC 28742
[email protected]

Jackson County JAM   -inactive
Jackson County Arts Council
Cullowhee Valley School (828-293-5667)
Lena Woods
310 Keener St #201, Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 507-9820
[email protected]

Johnson Co. JAM
Johnson County Arts Council
First United Methodist Church, Mountain City
Celia Pennington
127 College St.
Mountain City, TN 37683
(423) 460-3313
[email protected]

Letcher Co. Pick and Bow (JAM affiliate)
WMMT 88.7 (Appalshop)
Cowan Community Center & Hemphill Community Center (2 sites)
Pierceton Hobbs
PO Box 1325
Whitesburg, KY 41858
(276) 298-9328
[email protected]

Madison County JAM
Madison County Arts Council
Laura Boosinger
P.O. Box 32
Marshall, NC 28753
(828) 649-1301
[email protected]

Montgomery County JAM  – inactive 

Morganton JAM
City of Morganton Department of Parks and Recreation*
Rec Center – Collett Street
Amira Sago, Program Supervisor
PO Box 3448
Morganton, NC 28680
(828) 438-5350
[email protected]

Pacolet JAM
Tryon Fine Arts Center
Julie Moore, Program Director
34 Melrose Ave.
Tryon, NC 28782
(828) 859-8322
[email protected]

Sevier Folk JAM

Smoky Mountain JAM
Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Museum
Sarah Pirkle
123 Cromwell Dr.
PO Box 268
Townsend, TN 37882
[email protected]

Stokes JAM
Stokes County Arts Council
King Recreation Acres (King), Lawsonville Elementary, London Elementary (Walnut Cove)
Eddy McGee
P.O. Box 66
Danbury, NC 27016
(336)  593-8159
[email protected]

Swain County JAM
Mountain Discovery Charter School
Jonathan S. Wertheim
PO Box 763
890 Jenkins Branch Rd. N
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 488-1222
[email protected]

Tazewell Co. JAM
Teen Venture Center
Carol Ann Lawrence
217 Railroad Ave.
Richlands, VA 24641
(276) 345-9169 (Teen Venture Center)
[email protected]

Tellico Plains JAM
Tellico Plains JAM (self-incorporated)
Tellico Plains First United Methodist Church & Madisonville Presbyterian Church
Perry Brake
(423) 253-2794
[email protected]

Transylvania JAM
Transylvania Youth Strings
Cindy Platt Boys and Girls Club
PO Box 1360
Brevard, NC 28712
Owen Grooms
(828) 885-7800
[email protected]

Upper East TN JAM – Johnson City
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
Ashley Academy
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]

Upper East TN JAM – Unicoi – inactive
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
Love Chapel School
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]

University School JAM
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
University School (Campus of East Tennessee State University)
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[email protected]
(423) 439-1000

WiseJAMS – Big Stone Gap
Pro-Art (UVA-Wise)
Southwest Virginia Museum and Historical State Park
Doretha Cole
PO Box 742
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219
(276) 523-1322
[email protected]

WiseJAMS – Wise
Pro-Art (UVA-Wise)
LF Addington Middle School (Wise)
Lloyd Tomlinson
PO Box 179
Wise, VA 24293
[email protected]
(276) 376-4520

Wythe County JAM  
Town of Wytheville Department of Museums
4th Street Civic Center, Wytheville
Debbie Moody
115 W. Spiller St.
Wytheville, VA 24382
(276) 223-3330
[email protected]

Yadkinville JAM
Yadkinville Arts Council
Yadkin Cultural Arts Center
Sarah Smith
226 E Main St.
Yadkinville, NC 27055
(336) 679-2941
[email protected]

All Pickens, SC YAM programs
P.O.S.A.M., Inc (Preserving Our Southern Appalachian Music, Inc)

Betty McDaniel, Program Director
792 Holly Springs School Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671
[email protected]
(864) 878-4257 or (864) 230-9695

Pauline Blackston

Pauline Blackston <[email protected]>

Ambler Elementary YAM
Janet Hardin
838 Ambler School Rd.
Pickens, SC 29671-8568
(864) 397-123
[email protected]

Central Academy YAM
Kim Keasler
608 Johnson Rd
Central, SC 29630
(864) 397-1400
[email protected]

Dacusville Elementary YAM
Cristy Flowers
200 Cherokee Trail
Easley, SC 29640
[email protected]

Hagood Elementary YAM
Christine Esancy & Lacey Ellenburg
431 Sparks Lane
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-1900
[email protected]
[email protected]

Home-School Arts Academy YAM
Rebecca Moore
[email protected]

Liberty YAM
Jared Roper
251 N. Hillcrest Street
Liberty, SC 29657
(864) 506-2132, (864) 397-2248
[email protected]

McKissick Academy YAM
Nikki Henderson
156 McKissick Rd
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-2200
[email protected]

Pickens Elementary YAM
Tiffany Short & Kelly Nelms
567 Hampton Ave
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 855-6573
[email protected]
[email protected]

Six Mile Elementary YAM
Joey Herring
777 N Main St, Six Mile, SC 29682
(864) 397-2400
[email protected]

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Kela Simpson
314 Pelzer Hwy, Easley, SC 29642
(864) 397-2500
[email protected]