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Classes for Traditional Folk Music

Songwriter Nights

Saturdays 4-5:30 pm
3rd Saturdays Monthly: November 19 December 17 January 21
UVMC Bach Room

Play music for each other in an encouraging environment.

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Monday Night Fiddle

Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm
Fall 2022: 12 weeks beginning September 26

Learn tunes and styles from Celtic, French Canadian, Cape Breton, and New England Contra Dance traditions.

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Fiddle Tune Fridays

Fridays 4-5 pm
Monthly: October 7, November 4, January 6

Bring your instruments and play fiddle tunes with friends. For ages 8-13.

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Arranging and performing traditional music for group ensemble

Fall 2022: September 15-December 15
Thursdays 6:30-8 pm
Upper Valley Music Center Elgar Room

Learn to play traditional tunes in an ensemble.

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Homeschool Family Guitar

Mondays 10-11 am
Fall 2022: September 12-January 16

Parents and children learn beginning guitar skills together.

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Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Continuing Fiddle

Fall 2022: September 20-December 13
Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 pm*

Learn tunes by ear and explore style and technique in Irish, Old Time, New England, and French Canadian traditional tunes.

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Fiddle students listening to a new tune.

Beginning Fiddle

Tuesdays 6-7 pm*
Part 1 Fall 2022: September 20-December 13
Part 2 Spring: TBA

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

Beginning Guitar Parts 1 & 2

Tuesdays 6-7 pm OR Mondays 11 am-12 pm
Fall 2022: September 12-January 17
Spring 2023: January 10-June 5
UVMC Elgar Room

Develop your skills to confidently play through complete songs and get comfortable playing music with others.

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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty Tristan Bellerive

Intermediate Group Guitar

Fall 2022: September 12-January 18
Spring 2023: January 30-June 5
Mondays 6-7 pm or Wednesdays 11 am - 12 pm
UVMC Elgar Room

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

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