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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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Classes

English Country Dance Music Sessions

Sundays 7-8:30 pm
Second and Fourth Sundays

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 7:15-8:15 pm*
Part 1 Fall 2021: October 19-January 11
Part 2 Spring: TBA
UVMC Bach Room

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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Events

Slow Jam

Friday, October 29,
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

One event on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Play along to traditional fiddle tunes at a relaxed tempo.

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Slow Jam

Friday, November 19,
5:30 pm
to 6:30 pm EST
|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

One event on Friday, September 24, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on Friday, October 29, 2021 at 5:30 pm

One event on Friday, November 19, 2021 at 5:30 pm

Play along to traditional fiddle tunes at a relaxed tempo.

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Questions?

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