Workshop with one of the best trad musicians, teachers and scholars in North America.
Part time position for someone interested in supporting the mission, goals and values of Young Tradition Vermont, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to using traditional music and dance to support children, youth and young adults.
The Young Tradition Touring Group will present a concert at the 2021 Old Songs festival on Sunday 6/27/21, starting at 3:15pm and concluding at 4pm, live streamed from Elley Long Music Center in Colchester.
Thanks to Dana Whittle, we’ve launched a revised, updated, redesigned website for Young Tradition Vermont.
Joanne Garton leads a Fiddleheads rehearsal on 8/7/21 to prepare for 8/8/21 performance.
The Summit School is presenting a long weekend trad music camp July 30-August 1.
The Youth Commission performed at the Black Creek Fiddlers’ Reunion on 5/29/21.
Young Tradition Youth Commission perform at the Black Creek Fiddlers Reunion this weekend, specifically 7pm Saturday night!
A concert, a potluck, a community gathering, and one of the 2 major fundraising projects for the Tom Sustic Fund.
A Young Tradition Touring Group blast-from-the past…. 1st school visit during 1st Touring Group tour in England in April 2014. We estimate that the group has visited at least 50 schools in England and other countries since this first one.
Fiddleheads for Beginners with Fiona Stowell is scheduled for 5/29/21 at 1pm via Zoom. Please confirm at email@example.com if you are planning to attend. Will send the Zoom link after you have confirmed. We need at least 5 to go ahead. You don’t have to have attended the 1st session to attend the 2nd one. […]
Here’s a list of folks who performed in some way during the 2021 Young Tradition Festival. Dangerous because there’s a fair risk of leaving someone out, but had to try. Thank you all! 129 participants for 3 events 58 5/1/21 contest 1. Carling Berkhout 2. Jaimie and Sean Oshima 3. Corie and Katie Pressley 4. […]
The Youth Commission (Maeve, Anya, Hadley, Eme, Ben) continues to rehearse in East Middlebury, including Saturday afternoon (5/8/21). Preparations are underway for recording sessions with Colin McCaffrey and performances at a couple of virtual summer festivals. EP release planned for August with a TBA release concert by the end of summer. Here’s a quick post-performance […]
The next live interview and pre-recorded performance featuring current and alumni Touring Group members goes live on Facebook on Friday (5/7/21) by 7pm, featuring Anna Butcher. In addition to the Touring Group, Anna has been involved with a variety of YTV programs over the years, including Trad Camp, Young Tradition Festival and showcase performances. She‘s […]
The YTV Advisory Group consists of past, present and future friends of the organization, including Board of Directors members, program participants and their families, funding partners, influencers and key stakeholders, designed to provide advice and guidance to YTV in addressing its mission, vision, values and goals. The goal is to consider YTV’s accomplishments and challenges, […]
Congratulations to Cory Mattos in Randolph, Vermont for having the winning ticket for the 2021 Touring Violin raffle! He says he’s never won anything like this before, and is thrilled to be this year’s winner! Group member Fiona Stowell is the fiddler in the group who lives closest to Randolph, and will play the violin […]
1st Nora Brown Nora Brown is a 15 year old musician, based in Brooklyn NY. She has been playing the banjo since she was ten, and has studied with numerous masters of the banjo including Lee Sexton of Line Fork, KY, George Gibson of Knott County, KY, Alice Gerrard of Durham, NC, John Cohen of […]
Young Tradition Festival concludes today (5/2/21) at 3pm with the annual Tribute Concert, this year featuring the Vermont Folklife Center’s Apprenticeship Program https://www.vermontfolklifecenter.org/traditional-arts. Yasi Zeicher (YTV Festival Manager) and Mark Sustic (YTV Executive Director) will make some comments at the beginning and at the end, but most of the program will feature live intros and […]
Town Hall Theater in Middlebury is presenting the Young Tradition Youth Commission ensemble today (5/1/21) as part of a series titled: ‘Bundle! Markets 21.’ The Youth Commission will play at the top of Town Hall Theater’s steps, socially distanced, masked and all other pandemic precautions and considerations in place. The 2020/2021 Youth Commission led by […]
The 2nd interview and performance in a 3-part pilot series featuring young trad-oriented musicians goes on line tonight (4/30/21) not later than 7pm, featuring Eileen O’Grady. Eileen has been involved with several YTV programs over the years, including the Fiddleheads, the annual contest, Trad Camp, contra dances, and more. She‘s done a lot of stuff….. […]