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Classes for Strings

Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra

Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra

Wednesdays 7-9 pm
Spring 2024 rehearsals begin January 24
Lebanon Middle School

Play symphonic repertoire in a community orchestra.

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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia 2

Mondays 5-5:45 pm
Spring 2024: January 8-May 20
Fall 2023: September 18-December 4
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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young chamber ensemble on violin and cello

Sinfonia 1

Mondays 4-4:45 pm
Spring 2024: January 8-May 20
Fall 2023: September 18-December 4
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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English Country Dance Music Sessions

Sundays 7-8:30 pm
Second and Fourth Sundays
Fall 2023: September 24-January 14
Spring 2024: January 28-June 16

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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Fiddle students listening to a new tune.

Beginning Fiddle

Tuesdays 6-7 pm
Spring 2024: January 30-May 7
Fall 2023: September 12 -December 5 (Part 1)

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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Monday Night Fiddle

Mondays 7 - 8 pm
Spring 2024: March 18-May 13
Fall 2023: September 11 - December 18

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

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fiddlers

Fiddle Styling for Violinists

Tuesdays 7-8 pm
Fall 2023: September 12-December 5
UVMC Elgar Room

If you already play the violin and have always wondered how to get the fiddle sound on your instrument, this is the class for you.

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Violins Performing

Tour Group

September 11-May 13
Monday 7-8 pm
First Congregational Church, Lebanon

Tour Group is a conductorless chamber ensemble for strings students.

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violinists playing chamber music

Chamber Music Parties

Alternating Fridays, 5:30-7pm

2023-24 Student Sessions: Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 1, Jan 19, Feb 9, Mar 1, Apr 26, May 10

2023-24 Adult Pot Luck: Sept 8, Oct 27, Nov 17, Dec 15, Jan 5, Feb 2, Mar 15, Apr 19, May 17
Upper Valley Music Center

Join UVMC for a series of chamber music sight reading parties.

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