Encouraging the musical soul in our rural haven

RSS A: 70 Main Street, Greenwich NY 12834
RSS B: 90 Broad Street, Schuylerville NY 12871
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Rural Soul News


6/6/15: Rural Soul Music Fest 2

Rural Soul Music Fest: Peace Through Music
Saturday, June 6th
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Students arrive at 1:00 pm
Seventy Main, Greenwich
Please bring a snack/treat to share
Pay-what-you-can will be accepted at the door for our Instrument Fund… Read More


6/5/15: 1st Friday Family Drum Jam (June)

First Friday Family Drum Jam: Friday, June 5th 2015
6:00-7:00 pm
Rural Soul Studio B: 90 Broad Street, Schuylerville
Donations gratefully accepted at the door to benefit Comfort Food Community of Greenwich

Join Rural Soul instructors Wayne White and Chelsie Henderson for a family friendly, no experience necessary drum circle. … Read More

Sayon Flyer final

5/31/15: Sayon Camara Drumming Workshops

Sayon Camara is back for a full day of West African drumming fun for kids and adults at Rural Soul Studio in Schuylerville, NY. There will be something for everyone!

Sunday, May 31st
Rural Soul Studio: 90 Broad St, Schuylerville

Children’s Class (Ages 6 and up)
11:30-12:15 / $12

Mixed Read More


Kids’ Yoga and Music Mandala Workshop

Children between the ages of 7 and 14 are invited to join yoga instructor Elin Cary (Elements of Bodywork) and music instructor Chelsie Henderson (Rural Soul Studio) for an afternoon of inspiring yoga and music activities.

Mandalas and the transition from Winter to Spring will be the overarching themes.

Sunday, … Read More


Youth Open Mic

Rural Soul and the Greenwich Youth Center host a Youth Open Mic!

Calling all area youth under the age of 18 to come out to sing, play an instrument, dance, recite a poem, or tell some jokes at the RS and GYC’s first ever collaborative Open Mic!

An Open Mic Read More


Here We Come A-Caroling!

Caroling for Main Street businesses in Greenwich last winter was such a huge hit, Rural Soul is going to do it again!

On Saturday, December 20th, children and adults of all ages are invited to a late morning of caroling on Main Street in Greenwich. 

Singers meet at the Greenwich Read More


Beginner Violin Class for Kids!

Children aged 7 through 11 are invited to join Rural Soul’s Strings’ Instructor, Jarod Grieco, for his Beginner Strings class! This class meets four times, and is for children interested in getting started on VIOLIN! Students will learn the fundamentals of playing violin while also learning how to play in Read More


Instrument Fundraiser

It is happening. We have initiated our fundraiser for instruments at Rural Soul, to be used by families in need and the music programs we are trying to get underway. Thank you for taking the time to read our “GoFundMe” campaign, and thank you for sharing!



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Rural Soul Music Festival!

Sunday, November 23rd marks Rural Soul’s first ever student music festival!  We have wanted to pull together a concert since Rural Soul’s inception, but really wanted to wait until we had a solid core of students who had been studying their instruments for a few months.  We have quite the Read More


Sayon Camara Drumming Workshops

Sayon Camara visits us from Woodstock, Vermont to lead inspiring djembe and doundoun classes at Rural Soul Studio B in Schuylerville! 


Ages 8-14

Sunday, December 14th

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

Rural Soul Studio B – 90 Broad Street, Schuylerville


Pre-registration required by November 30th