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Fiddleheads and residency with Dominique Dodge 3/10/18

The 2018 Fiddleheads Residency with Dominique Dodge got launched at the Burlington Violin Shop on 3/10/18.  Thanks all for joining in.  Really great that Dominique is with us again. The next two rehearsals in the residency are the two weeks prior to the performance in June.  This session was about hearing and learning some tunes, including ‘John Drury #2.’  Sheet music and recordings to come.  We will come back together in June, polish up what’s been learned, and be ready to play them together at the festival.

A couple of other topics some are already involved with.  We start a five week residency in all 6 elementary schools in Burlington this coming week, learning three tunes taught by 6 instructors which will be played for a community dance and dinner at Burlington High School on May 3rd, the kick-off event for our annual Young Tradition Weekend. If you go to any of those schools, or if you’d like to join any of the clubs at any of the schools, you can send a note to mark.sustic@gmail.com for more information. You don’t have to be a student at the school to participate. And there is no cost, no fees involved.
We have a couple of spots left for Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh’s Irish fiddle workshop on Saturday, March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, the same day she and her band Altan are performing at the Flynn Center.
Shelburne Museum as invited Fiddleheads to be part of their annual spring event, this year on Sunday May 13, between 1pm and 3pm. Rather than just Fiddleheads, we’ve proposed a combination of young musicians.  Message to mark.sustic@gmail.com if you are interested in being part of that.
Dominique’s residency resumes on 6/2/18 and 6/9/18, followed by the performance at the annual Carolan Festival in Worcester near Montpelier on 6/16/18.

Additional information is available on the Fiddleheads Facebook page or from mark.sustic@gmail.com.

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