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    Kentucky Center for Traditional Music

Kentucky Center for Traditional Music
185 East First Street
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606-783-9001
Fax: 606-783-9108

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Mission Statement

 The mission of The Kentucky Center for Traditional Music combines four equally important responsibilities:

  • Provide a nationally accredited, quality education in Traditional Music styles.
  • Preserve, develop, and celebrate our cultural heritage.
  • Collect, maintain, and provide access to culturally significant materials to foster better understanding of traditional music.
  • Represent our cultural heritage through performance, educational outreach, and interaction.


  • To educate the public and students about traditional music forms and culture from both a historical and contemporary perspective using methods which encourage quality learning through discovery and inspiration.
  • To mentor and prepare students to become well-rounded, business savvy, creative, productive artists.
  • To develop and maintain the Traditional Music Archive as a resource for researchers, students, and the public.
  • To simultaneously preserve and develop our art form.
  • To provide students with extensive performance experience and the opportunity to interact with musical artists and professionals in the music industry.
  • To engage and educate the public, positively representing Kentucky’s rich cultural heritage in its global context, the Appalachian region, and Morehead State University through performance and interaction with community in the MSU service region and beyond.



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