Cigar Box Guitar Workshop

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Self-taught luthier and local West Virginia artist Stephen Moore of the MeriCAN Canjo Company spent last Saturday at the MITCH house sharing his Appalachian know-how and leading six and a half in-tune builders as they constructed their very first Cigar Box Guitar.

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If you missed this MeriCAN music workshop, don’t fret, watch the MITCH Collective’s upcoming workshop schedule for Stephen’s next, possibly acoustic, Cigar Box Workshop.



About mitchcollective

MITCH Collective is a community-driven catalyst promoting creativity in the Ohio Valley. MITCH Collective enriches Martins Ferry, Ohio and nearby towns by: -inviting artists, writers, and musicians to experience the beauty and creative potential of the area while creating new work and interacting with local residents through the residency program. -inspiring a historically economically depressed area by teaching new skills and ideas that will help foster new problem solving approaches for challenges that face the community. -collaborating with nonprofit and municipal organizations in Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania to bring innovative, interdisciplinary projects to life. Facilities include printmaking, screen printing, sewing, quilting, and bookbinding. Visit for more information.
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One Response to Cigar Box Guitar Workshop

  1. Greg McNair says:

    Erin, please contact me at about this article. We would like to publish parts of it.

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