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23 October 2012

Young Artist Spotlight: The Irregulars

The Irregulars are a talented and energetic group of young musicians on Vermont’s traditional music scene.  All live in Chittenden County and have taken

various pathways to each other and their common interest in learning, arranging and playing traditional music: private lessons, music camps, recordings, concerts, other types of music, Fiddleheads, playing in the Lake Champlain Waldorf School Contra Dance Band, coaching by Pete Sutherland and Mark

 

Sustic…  The group has been featured the past 2 years at the Dance Flurry in Saratoga Springs and are collectively and individually blazing a trail through concerts, festivals, dances, music camps and workshops throughout the Northeast. They have been featured at many concerts, festivals, dances and other events as part of traditional music and dance showcases Young Tradition Vermont helps organize throughout New England and Quebec.

The Irregulars are:

  • Laura Harris (accordion/banjo)
  • Eileen O’Grady (fiddle)
  • McKinley James (cello)
  • Oliver Scanlon (fiddle/mandolin)
  • Christopher Krag (fiddle)
  • Dana Hartshorn (piano)

Like them on Facebook and see them in action on You Tube: