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Traditional Folk Music

UVMC offers lessons, classes, and workshops in traditional styles on a variety of instruments.

Our mission is to connect the local music community with the best traditional musicians for performances and workshops, bring people together for music-making events, and offer lessons at all ability levels with highly skilled faculty members.

Accordion and fiddle player at Upper Valley Music Center
Fiddle player at Upper Valley Music Center
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Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Summer 2021 Tuesday Fiddle Tune Classes

Tuesdays, July 6-August 10
4:15-5:15 pm: kids and teens
6:15-7:15: Adults
Outdoors at UVMC

Build your fiddle tune repertoire and learn how to play tunes with style in a group!

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Summer 2021 Monday Night Fiddle

June 28-August 9
Mondays 5:30-6:30 pm

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

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Jam with Twisted Pine

Friday, August 13,
1:30 pm
to 2:45 pm EDT
Colburn Park

Jam with members of Twisted Pine during LOH’s Nexus Festival.

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Slow Jam

Friday, August 13,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Friday, July 23, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on Friday, August 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Play along to traditional fiddle tunes at a relaxed tempo.

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If you’d like to learn more about our traditional folk music offerings, visit our FAQ page or contact us with your questions.