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First of 2 Fiddleheads sessions with Brian Perkins completed on 9/22/18, preparing material to play at the annual Children’s Memorial Service on 11/11/18 at UVM’s Ira Allen Chapel in Burlington. Brian taught 2 tunes for a 3 tune medley, which will include Child Grove, Nonesuch and Reel a Phylias. Video of Brian playing Child Gove & Nonesuch […]
Our Board of Directors annual meeting is scheduled at the Champlain Club in Burlington on 10/21/18 between 12 noon and 3pm. More info here.
The monthly Baird 5 music session at the Vermont Children’s Hospital moved to a Wednesday this month. Patients, their families and staff played petting zoo instruments (fiddles, guitars, mandolins, ukes, harps) and sang songs in the activity room and visits were made to rooms of young patients in isolation or otherwise unable to leave their […]
Thanks all who attended, performed, volunteered or otherwise made the 40th Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival a big success and fun. Might have been the nicest weather Saturday of any! It was a full-day of focus on Vermont farm and food traditions, including tunes, songs and dances from near and far, with good representation from young players, […]
Fiddleheads is scheduled to play at the annual Children’s Memorial Service on 11/11/18 at Ira Allen Chapel in Burlington. To prepare for that, Brian Perkins leads Fiddleheads sessions at the Burlington Violin Shop on 9/22/18 and 10/27/18.
REGISTRATION IS FULL! A 6-week French Songs class with Carmen Beaudoin Bombardier and Kim Chase, a centerpiece for the ‘Revitalizing Franco-American Song in the Champlain Valley of Vermont Project’, with contributions from Lisa Ornstein and Andy Kolovos, starts on Monday evening September 17th. The class is sponsored by the Vermont Folklife Center and Young Tradition […]
Young Tradition Vermont will be well represented at the New World Festival in Randolph on Sunday….. 2018 contest winners Romy and Ben Munkres performing and playing for dances, Touring Group members hosting a session in the early evening, the Instrument Petting Zoo in the afternoon. Hope to see you there!
Chris Dorman and Tyler Bolles performed for First Day of School at Integrated Arts Academy on 8/29/18 for students, student families and staff, with support from Young Tradition Vermont. For more information about Integrated Arts Academy visit http://iaa.bsdvt.org
The Zeichner Trio will be representing Young Tradition Vermont in concert at the 40th Annual Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival this year on September 15. The Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival is a full-day celebration of Vermont farm and food traditions. Artisans will share their skills and crafts and delicious farm-fresh food, and entertainers will perform on […]
When are auditions held?: July through August 2018…… the touring group season begins late September 2018 and ends in early May 2019 Where?: auditions can be recorded on video, posted on YouTube (private posting is fine), and sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org not later than 9/1/18 (earlier is better!)….. audition will proceed until at least […]
Appreciation to Frank Miller and Patrice McDonough for inviting the instrument petting zoo to PAMFest again in 2018. We always have a good time there, with a great group of Festival-organized volunteers, assisting Sarah King and Mark Sustic this year. We made a bunch of new friends, and got to visit with some good old […]
If you or anyone you know is interested in applying to be part of the next round of the Young Tradition Touring Group, the deadline for applications and auditions is 9/1/18. Now would be a good time to apply, the next step in determining what (and if) the group will be. Questions? email@example.com Young Tradition […]