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Classes for Adults

Summer 2020 Monday Night Fiddle

June 29-August 10
Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm
Online via Zoom

Intermediate level adults learn tunes and styles from Celtic, French Canadian, Cape Breton, and New England Contra Dance traditions.

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Summer Nostalgia Sings for Juneberry Community Chorus

Mondays 7-8:15 pm
June 15- Aug 17
Online via Zoom

Everyone who has ever sung with Juneberry is welcome to join us as we revisit favorites from previous concerts online via Zoom.

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English Country Sessions

Sundays 7-8:30 pm
Second and Fourth Sundays, September 8 through June

UVMC English Country Dance Instrumental Music sessions provide a friendly, flexible and spontaneous small ensemble setting for beginning, intermediate to experienced players of a variety of traditional instruments.

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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty Tristan Bellerive

Intermediate Group Guitar

Mondays 6-7 pm
Fall: September 9-December 16
Spring: January 27-May 11

Group guitar class for intermediate players who want to strengthen improvisation skills, fretboard knowledge and more.

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Monday Night Fiddle

Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm
Spring: January 27-June 1 (12 weeks)
Fall: September 9-January 13 (12 weeks)

Intermediate level adults learn tunes and styles from Celtic, French Canadian, Cape Breton, and New England Contra Dance traditions.

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Adults playing ukulele

Adult Beginner Ukulele

Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm
March 10-May 19

Learn the ukulele basics...holding the instrument, tuning, strumming, and building your knowledge of chords and basic music theory.

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Fiddle students listening to a new tune.

Beginning Fiddle Parts 1 & 2

Tuesdays 5:50-6:50 pm
Part 1 Fall: September 10-December 3
Part 2 Spring: January 28-Aptil 28

Beginning adults start with the very basics: how to hold the fiddle and bow with clean, relaxed technique that fits your body, how to “hear” and remember a tune.

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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty Tristan Bellerive

Beginning Guitar

Tuesdays 6-7 pm
Fall: September 10-December 17
Spring: January 28-May 12

Participants 16 and up develop their skills to confidently play through complete songs and get comfortable playing music with others.

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Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Continuing Fiddle

Tuesdays 7-8 pm
Spring January 28-April 28 - Extended to June 2
Fall: September 10-December 3

For both advanced beginner adult fiddlers who want to expand their repertoire/upgrade their chops and classical violinists who want to try out traditional vocabulary and improvisation.

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Trad Music Ensembles

Thursdays 7-8:30 pm
Spring: April 23-May 28

Adult ensemble class exploring group performance and musicianship featuring traditional tunes from North America, the British Isles, and Northern Europe.

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