Programs and Workshops

Common Ground on the Hill offers a wide variety of programs, ranging from classes and master workshops during the program year (September - April) to weekend-long workshops to our flagship program, Traditions Weeks: two individual weeks of classes, concerts and jams each July. Visit each page below to find out more about our individual programs!

Jam Classes/Instrumental Workshops     Weekend Programs    Traditions Weeks


~ Jam Classes and Instrumental Workshops ~

Include Jam classes and occasional one-day workshops with master musicians. These take place at the Common Ground on the Hill office at McDaniel College.

Jam Classes

Instrumental Workshops

April 22: Old-Time Workshop with the High Ridge Ramblers



~ Weekend-long Workshops ~

Opportunities to experience the range of Common Ground on the Hill programming during a single weekend! These take place in a variety of locations across the country. Click workshop below to find out more!

Common Ground on the Border
Friday-Saturday, January 12-13, 2018


~ Traditions Weeks ~

Week 1: June 25 - June 30, 2017
Week 2: July 2 - 7, 2017

2 individual weeks of in-depth courses in art, dance, a variety of musical instruments, film, writing, songwriting, spoken word and literary arts, and a broad range of discussion courses. Evening art lectures, concerts, dances and jams round out this extraordinary experience! College credit available. 


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