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Traditional Folk Music Group Classes and Ensembles

Upcoming Classes

Guitar student working with UVMC faculty Tristan Bellerive

Beginning Guitar

Dates: September 10-December 17
Days & Times: Tuesdays 6-7 pm

Participants 16 and up develop their skills to confidently play through complete songs and get comfortable playing music with others.

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Fiddle students listening to a new tune.

Beginning Fiddle

September 10-December 3
Tuesdays 5:50-6:50 pm

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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Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Continuing Fiddle

September 10-December 3
Tuesdays 7-8 pm

For both advanced beginner adult fiddlers who want to expand their repertoire/upgrade their chops and classical violinists who want to try out traditional vocabulary and improvisation.

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Monday Night Fiddle

Dates: September 9-January 13, 12 weeks
Days & Times: Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm

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

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Trad Music Ensembles

Dates: September 19-December 19
Days & Times: Thursdays 6:30-8 pm

Adult ensemble class exploring group performance and musicianship featuring traditional tunes from North America, the British Isles, and Northern Europe.

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English Country Sessions

Second and Fourth Sundays, September 8 through June
7-8:30 pm

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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Guitar student working with UVMC faculty Tristan Bellerive

Intermediate Group Guitar

Dates: September 9-December 16
Days & Times: Mondays 6-7 pm

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

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Summer 2019 Monday Night Fiddle

Dates: June 25-August 13
Days & Times: Mondays 7:15-8:15 pm

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

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Fiddlers enjoying a traditional tune.

Summer 2019 Fiddle Workshops

August 5-8
Monday-Thursday, 5;30-6:30 or 6:45-7:45
These workshops have been canceled. Please contact us if you're interested to help us find the right time to reschedule them!

For both advanced beginner adult fiddlers who want to expand their repertoire/upgrade their chops and classical violinists who want to try out traditional vocabulary and improvisation.

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