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2021 Young Tradition Contest

Want to be inspired? Take a look at the 2021 entries for the annual contest…. click on the link, then ‘contest submissions’, and under the poster you’ll see videos and bios for who has posted so far. Deadline was 4/15/21. Young Tradition Festival YTV board members and past contest winners will pick 10 finalists, and […]

Touring Group World Tour 4/17/21-4/22/21

The Touring Group launches its virtual world tour with social visits, shared music, and master classes on Sunday, starting in Sweden at 9am, and finishing on Thursday early evening in Quebec (Quebec City, Joliette and Montreal simultaneously).  It’s been a long, complicated and complex journey to get here.  Traveling together in person would have been […]

Aidan Palmer interview and performance 4/16/21 7pm

A current Touring Group member and a participant in the early days of Trad Camp and the annual showcase concerts during YTV Festival, Aidan Palmer does the Touring Group live interview slot on Friday (4/16/21 7pm) on YTV’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/YoungTraditionVermont. Over 20 interviews have happened since October 2020, all associated with pre-recorded performance videos […]

Fiddleheads for Beginners 5/15/21

One of the many challenges of continuing to operate during the pandemic is that many of our ‘entry points’ have been blocked – Trad Camp, Fiddleheads, fiddle tune clubs, school assemblies, family dances, Instrument Petting Zoo installations at festivals, libraries, farmer’s markets, etc. – programs and activities that can open the doors to traditional music […]