Nova Scotia!

After an epic drive with two very patient small people in the back, we have landed in my home province and found a beautiful place to live in the Annapolis Valley, NS. Most of my time recently has been spent wondering where the day went, in a jumble of baby toys and long drawn-out attempts to get outside. I will, however, have enough time in the new year to take on a few banjo students. So, here's my ad, for all you Wolfville, Gaspereau, New Minas, Kentville, Canning area budding banjoists: 


Clawhammer/Frailing/Old-Time banjo teacher taking students starting January 2014. Located in Canning, NS.

Touring and recording artist Kim Barlow has recently moved to the Annapolis Valley and has a great deal of experience performing and teaching clawhammer/old-time banjo. 

As a Performer: 

~ Recorded 6 solo albums, including Humminah, and Juno-nominated Gingerbread;

~ Has toured past 15 years in Canada, Australia and Europe;

~ Collaborated on projects with Mathias Kom (of the Burning Hell), Old Man Luedecke, Annie Lou (Juno nominated string-band), Catherine MacLellan, and many others. 

As a Teacher: 

~ Instructed banjo classes at the Nimblefingers Bluegrass and Old-Time Camp in Sorrento, BC for the past two summers; 

~ Guitar, banjo and songwriting instructor at the Bulkley Valley Guitar Workshop in Smithers, BC; 

~ Conducted youth mentorships at the Calgary and Winnipeg Folk Festivals; 

~ Private instructor for the past 20 years in Whitehorse, Yukon. 

Contact Kim Barlow:


Canning, NS

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