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Fiddleheads with Yasi Zeichner

YTV Trad School resumes for Fiddleheads with the part 2 of a 3 part residency with Yasi Zeichner, focusing on preparing fiddle tunes to be played at various events this summer and fall (e.g. Church Street Marketplace, Children’s Memorial Service).  One residency session for everyone, starting at 9:30am, finishing by 10:30am. You don’t have to pay to participate, but we […]

Church Street Marketplace

Thanks Annabel Moynihan for doing the Church Street Marketplace 12-1 shift Friday July 3 in front of the Burlington Violin Shop.  Great to see our music pals Holly and Brooke and Mom Meg from Nicholville, New York, playing in front of Home Port at the same time.  As always thanks to Kathy and the crew […]

Tony Demarco master class

Thanks all who participated in the Tony Demarco master class (4 Mondays starting 6/8/20, ending 6/29/20).  We did our best with the Zoom format.  Though not as wonderful as being close physically, the information and insights about Irish fiddle styles, masters of the past and session tunes that are unique to NY City came through […]

2020 Contest Winners Concert Review by Ava White

Andrew Caden is a recent high school graduate from Bethesda, Maryland. Primarily an Irish fiddler, Andrew has won numerous All-Ireland medals for slow airs on the fiddle as well as being the 2017 All-Ireland fiddle champion (15-18). He plays in the old Sligo-style, characterized by more ornamentation and rapid playing in comparison to other traditional […]