The National Council for the Traditional Arts is ending its partnership with the Blue Ridge Music Center after 25 years, giving the BRMC an opportunity to shape a new course for the future.
By Brian Funk, Editor
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 at 6:00 am (Updated: October 10, 6:00 am)
For the past 25 years, the National Council for the Traditional Arts, has guided the development, construction and operation of the Blue Ridge Music Center near Galax.
Now, the NCTA is shifting its focus and parting ways with the Blue Ridge Parkway’s museum and performance venue devoted to history and future of traditional Appalachian music.
In a recent letter to local government leaders, Parkway Superintendent Phil Francis talked about the changes and how the music center will use this shift as an opportunity to plan the center’s future.
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