Calendar

The Hickory Music Factory (HMF) hosts dozens of events and programs in the Catawba community and serves over 20,000 people each year. The majority of these programs are free and open to the public and reach out to all ages, from children to seniors. 

Jul
9
Tue
HMF Rock Camp @ HMF
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – Jul 13 @ 2:30 pm

Rock Camp: (Ages 11-17, some skills are required) -Students will rehearse throughout the week with their band and learn the essentials needed to perform on stage. There will be classes/clinics focusing on song writing, stage performance, music history, tone, and dynamics, as well as, music theory. The week will end with the students playing a concert on Friday night at the Salt Block Auditorium. Cost is $225 HMF Students and $250 non HMF Students. To sign up, please contact: HMF 828-308-5659 contact@hickorymusicfactory.com

Download:HMF Rock Camp brochure

Jul
10
Wed
HMF Rock Camp @ HMF
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – Jul 14 @ 2:30 pm

Rock Camp: (Ages 11-17, some skills are required) -Students will rehearse throughout the week with their band and learn the essentials needed to perform on stage. There will be classes/clinics focusing on song writing, stage performance, music history, tone, and dynamics, as well as, music theory. The week will end with the students playing a concert on Friday night at the Salt Block Auditorium. Cost is $225 HMF Students and $250 non HMF Students. To sign up, please contact: HMF 828-308-5659 contact@hickorymusicfactory.com

Download:HMF Rock Camp brochure

Jul
11
Thu
HMF Rock Camp @ HMF
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – Jul 15 @ 2:30 pm

Rock Camp: (Ages 11-17, some skills are required) -Students will rehearse throughout the week with their band and learn the essentials needed to perform on stage. There will be classes/clinics focusing on song writing, stage performance, music history, tone, and dynamics, as well as, music theory. The week will end with the students playing a concert on Friday night at the Salt Block Auditorium. Cost is $225 HMF Students and $250 non HMF Students. To sign up, please contact: HMF 828-308-5659 contact@hickorymusicfactory.com

Download:HMF Rock Camp brochure

Jul
12
Fri
HMF Rock Camp @ HMF
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – Jul 16 @ 2:30 pm

Rock Camp: (Ages 11-17, some skills are required) -Students will rehearse throughout the week with their band and learn the essentials needed to perform on stage. There will be classes/clinics focusing on song writing, stage performance, music history, tone, and dynamics, as well as, music theory. The week will end with the students playing a concert on Friday night at the Salt Block Auditorium. Cost is $225 HMF Students and $250 non HMF Students. To sign up, please contact: HMF 828-308-5659 contact@hickorymusicfactory.com

Download:HMF Rock Camp brochure

Rock Camp Concert @ SALT Block-Drendel Auditorium
Jul 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Rock Camp students put on a concert with their bands and show off the skills they learned at camp. Come out and show your support for these rising ROCK STARS!

Jul
13
Sat
Drum Circle @ Fire Festival @ Ridgeview Recreation Center
Jul 13 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

HMF and Hickory Parks & Recreation Department will offer a drum circle. People will have the opportunity to learn about african drumming and play in a drum circle. For more info, contact Angela Smith (828)-324-6990 or asmith@hickorync.gov(1) (1)

Jul
27
Sat
HMF Open Mic Night @ Hickory Music Factory
Jul 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

All ages, open to the public. Everyone is welcome to sign up and play or just come and listen. First come first served.

Aug
9
Fri
Parks and Recreation Open Mic @ Brown Penn Recreation Center
Aug 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Everyone is welcome to come and play.

 

Aug
20
Tue
Drum Circle @ National Sr. Day @ Westmont Recreation Center
Aug 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

HMF and Hickory Parks & Recreation Department will offer a drum circle. People will have the opportunity to learn about african drumming and play in a drum circle. For more info, contact Angela Smith (828)-324-6990 or asmith@hickorync.gov(1) (1)

Aug
31
Sat
HMF Open Mic Night @ Hickory Music Factory
Aug 31 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

All ages, open to the public. Everyone is welcome to sign up and play or just come and listen. First come first served.

Sep
12
Thu
Musical Petting Zoo @ Brown Penn Recreation Center
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

HMF and Hickory Parks & Recreation Department will offer a musical petting zoo. People will have the opportunity to play and see over 30 different instruments. For more info, contact Angela Smith (828)-324-6990 or asmith@hickorync.gov

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Sep
15
Sun
Scholarship Applications Due @ Hickory Music Factory
Sep 15 @ 2:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Hickory Music Factory (HMF) is now accepting scholarship and work study applications for music lessons. HMF offers a limited number of scholarships and work study programs to students ages 5-18 years of age. These are awarded on a quarterly basis. Applications need to be submitted on the dates listed above to be eligible for this scholarship/work study cycle. Financial need is assessed through written applications by the HMF board of directors. Funding for the scholarships are made possible through the Mark Weaver Scholarship Fund that helps provide lessons and programs to youth in the community who may not have the means to do so. To apply, please visit our “Scholarship” page on our website and download the application and mail to: Hickory Music Factory, PO Box 2712, Hickory, NC 28603

Sep
17
Tue
Mozart Kids – ages 4-5 @ Hickory Music Factory
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

10 to 12 week sessions

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting September 17th – November 19th

Mozart Kids ages 4-5 years old 12:30 – 1:00                                                  

Bach Kids ages 6-7 years old 1:15 – 1:45                      

Beethoven Kids ages 8-9 years old 2:00 – 2:30

Cost – $100.00 – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467   sschlag61@gmail.com

Bach Kids – ages 6-7 @ Hickory Music Factory
Sep 17 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

10 to 12 week sessions

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting September 17th – November 19th

Mozart Kids ages 4-5 years old 12:30 – 1:00

Bach Kids ages 6-7 years old 1:15 – 1:45

Beethoven Kids ages 8-9 years old 2:00 – 2:30

Cost – $100.00 – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467 sschlag61@gmail.com

Beethoven Kids – ages 8-9 @ Hickory Music Factory
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Schlagen-Music gives students the opportunity to experience and appreciate music by singing, playing instruments, movement and reading age appropriate musical notation. Students will get to explore all the different elements of music such as rhythm, melody, dynamics and tempo through the Kodaly and Orff Methods.

Schlagen-Musik Small group lessons – 30 minute classes

10 to 12 week sessions

Fall classes will meet every Tuesday starting September 17th – November 19th

Mozart Kids ages 4-5 years old 12:30 – 1:00                                                  

Bach Kids ages 6-7 years old 1:15 – 1:45                      

Beethoven Kids ages 8-9 years old 2:00 – 2:30

Cost – $100.00 – $120.00 per session plus any materials

Minimum of 4 students

Contact – Sherry Schlagenhauf –  828-612-0467   sschlag61@gmail.com