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Love banjo? Go… Folkways!

Posted on January 28, 2016 by in The OFI Blog

20160107__p_MAN-L-BERKOUT-0108~1_GALLERYThe Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (CFCH) welcomes a new intern to join the team of Smithsonian Folkways, the nonprofit record label created to support the cultural diversity through preservation and dissemination of sound.

Carling Berkhout is a freshman at Bennington College where she studies creative writing and traditional music. She is also a gifted clawhammer banjo player (curious how it sounds? Check out right here!). During her appointment as a Sales and Marketing Intern with Smithsonian Folkways she will be engaged in various projects ranging from academic research to social media management and albums promotion.

Click here to read the Manchester Journal article about Carling.