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
Erynn Marshall
PO Box 1326
Sparta, NC 28675
(336) 372-5266
[email protected]

Alexander JAM
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]

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
Oklawaha (site)
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]

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 
Christiansburg Elementary and Price’s Fork Elementary
Sidney Hollandsworth
[email protected]

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]

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
Sarah Romeo
217 Railroad Ave.
Richlands, VA 24641
(276) 345-9169 (Teen Venture Center)
(276) 963-4993 or (276) 345-2342 (Director)
[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 – Carter – inactive
Upper East Tennessee Traditional Music Group, Inc.
site TBA (Elizabethton)
Kim Allison
1002 Sevier St.
Johnson City, TN 37604
[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
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)
Diana Burden
PO Box 179
Wise, VA 24293
[email protected]
(276) 376-4520

Wythe County JAM  – opening Fall 2022
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

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

Central Academy YAM
608 Johnson Rd
Central, SC 29630
(864) 397-1400

Chastain Road Elementary YAM
Spencer Caroline Burbage
[email protected]

Dacusville Elementary YAM
Sondra Hennessee or Courtney Gibbs
200 Cherokee Trail
Easley, SC 29640
[email protected]
[email protected]

Hagood Elementary YAM
Tara Villano
431 Sparks Lane
Pickens, SC 29671
(864) 397-1900
[email protected]

Getty’s Middle YAM
Alecia Gilcrease
510 South Pendleton St.
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-3900
[email protected]

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

McKissick Academy YAM
156 McKissick Rd
Easley, SC 29640
(864) 397-2200

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

Pickens Elementary YAM
Tom Kelley

[email protected]

Six Mile Elementary YAM
Jan Nations or Karen Holder
777 N Main St, Six Mile, SC 29682
(864) 397-2400
[email protected]
[email protected]

Youth Leadership Academy YAM
Heather Hendricks
[email protected]