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Classes for Strings

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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Cello Jamz

Sundays 4-5 pm
Monthly: Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Jan. 22

Explore fun cello arrangements of popular songs in a drop-in class.

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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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Chamber musicians benefit from expert coaching.

Chamber Music Coaching

Dates: Scheduled with faculty
Days & Times: Scheduled with faculty

Beginning to advanced level students experience the exhilaration of ensemble playing combined with the intimacy of a small group where each is responsible for their own part.

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Early Music Chamber Ensemble Coaching

Dates TBA

Students delve into the repertoire of the baroque and renaissance periods in coached ensemble sessions.

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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia

Fall 2022: September 19-January 16
Mondays 4-4:45 pm
First Congregational Church - Parish Hall

Students will learn how to play in a section, holding their own on a part that is rhythmically & melodically different than other parts of the ensemble.

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Adult Cello performance

Cello Choir

Fall 2022: September 22-December 1
Thursdays 9:30-10:30 am
UVMC Bach Room

For adult cellists, this weekly class will include work on technique as well as cello choir ensemble pieces.

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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 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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