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21 February 2021 / Read more

Youth Commission

The 2020/2021 Youth Commission led by Maeve Fairfax continues to rehearse, learn from mentors including Moira Smiley, Deb Flanders and Pete Sutherland, and prepare for possible performances and an end-of-year EP CD project. Maeve was featured in a Kid’s VT article released in early February, everyone performed at a CD release event in January (for […]

20 February 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads Residency with Sarah Blair continues 2/20/21 10am-11am

Young Tradition Vermont continues to host a Saturday morning Fiddleheads residency in association with the 2021 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. Started on 2/6/21, Sarah Blair leading the 3-session residency as guest instructor, which will continue through 3/6/21. Fiddleheads continues on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again. The sessions are […]

18 February 2021 / Read more

Baird 5 Pediatrics music sessions

The Waterwheel Foundation awarded a grant to Young Tradition Vermont in 2020 to support the music program on Baird 5 Pediatrics at the UVM Medical Center.  So far there have been 17 musicians involved, all but 2 between the ages of 12 and 19 (the others are parents accompanying their children on other instruments).  Additional […]

14 February 2021 / Read more

Giulia Haible and Caroline Dressler online interview and pre-recorded performance 2/19/21 7pm

Touring Group members and alumni have have been doing online interviews and performances on YTV’s Facebook page since late October 2020 and are currently scheduled into mid-March 2021. Next up is Touring Group alumni Giulia Haible and Caroline Dressler on 2/19/21 starting at 7pm. Coming up after that will be  2/26/21 with Gus La Casse, […]

13 February 2021 / Read more

Young Tradition Festival News

The 2021 Young Tradition Festival will not include in person weekday concerts as in past years, but the annual contest, the mentor/mentee concert and the tribute event are still being considered.  If you or someone you know would be interested in being part of the contest and/or the mentor/mentee concert, let us know.  Your expressed […]

13 February 2021 / Read more

Trad Camp News

Trad Camp, as we have known it, will not be happening in person this year.  More info to come about some alternative learning and gathering opportunities.  

9 February 2021 / Read more

Gillian and Maeve Fairfax online interview and pre-recorded performance 2/12/21 7pm

Touring Group members and alumni have have been doing online interviews and performances on YTV’s Facebook page since late October 2020 and are currently scheduled into mid-March 2021. Next up is Touring Group members Gillian and Maeve Fairfax on 2/12/21 starting at 7pm. Coming up after that will be 2/19/21 with Caroline Dressler and Giulia […]

4 February 2021 / Read more

Mardi Gras Party 2/16/21 7pm on Young Tradition Vermont Facebook page

Presented by Young Tradition Vermont with Hotel Vermont with support provided by the Vermont Family Network, UVM Medical Center and others. The event will be broadcast as a livestream on the Young Tradition Vermont Facebook page on 2/16/21 starting at 7pm. More info at mark.sustic@gmail.com Mardi Gras from Burlington, Vermont ON Fat Tuesday, featuring music […]

1 February 2021 / Read more

Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell online interview and pre-recorded performance 2/5/21 7pm

Touring Group members and alumni have have been doing online interviews and performances on YTV’s Facebook page since late October 2020 and are currently scheduled into early-March 2021. Next up is Touring Group youth artist leader Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell on 2/5/21 starting at 7pm. Coming up after that will be 2/12 with Gillian and Maeve Fairfax, […]

25 January 2021 / Read more

Hilary Menegaz Weitzner online interview and pre-recorded performance 1/29/21 7pm

Touring Group members and alumni have have been doing online interviews and performances on YTV’s Facebook page since late October 2020 and are currently scheduled into mid-February. Next up is Touring Group youth artist leader Hilary Menegaz Weitzner on 1/29/21 starting at 7pm. Coming up after that will be 2/5 with Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell, 2/12 with […]

14 January 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads Residency with Sarah Blair 2/6/21, 2/20/21 and 3/6/21

Young Tradition Vermont is hosting a Saturday morning Fiddleheads residency in association with the 2021 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. Starting 2/6/21 Sarah Blair will lead a 3-session residency as guest instructor, and will continue on 2/20/21 and 3/6/21. Fiddleheads continues on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again. The sessions […]

14 January 2021 / Read more

The Flurry: Dancing in the Cloud with Romy Munkres and Maeve Fairfax 2/14/21 12 noon

Young Tradition Vermont will be represented by Romy Munkres and Maeve Fairfax and the Youth Commission at the 2021 Flurry Festival: Dancing in the Cloud on 2/14/21 12 noon-12:30pm. The Youth Commission released a CD project on 1/15/21.  Romy and Maeve will talk about the trials, tribulations and accomplishments. Information about ordering the CD will […]

11 January 2021 / Read more

Touring Group rehearsal 1/16/21 3pm-4:30pm

Here’s an updated schedule of rehearsals: • 1/16/21 3pm-4:30pm online rehearsal • 2/6/21 3pm-4:30pm online rehearsal • 3/6/21 1pm-4pm in person rehearsal in Randolph if possible and 5pm+ in person performance if possible (stick with 3pm-4:30pm if online rehearsal) • 4/3/21 1pm-4pm in person rehearsal in Burlington area if possible and 5pm+ in person performance […]

11 January 2021 / Read more

More Than Hope 2.0 with Afa Dworkin, Regina Carter and Leyla McCalla 1/12/21 2pm-3pm

If not us, who? If not now, when? (John Lewis) A 1-hour online conversation with Afa Dworkin, Regina Carter and Leyla McCalla about using music to learn, reflect and act for racial justice. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2pm to 3pm Young Tradition Vermont Facebook page www.facebook.com/YoungTraditionVermont/ Presented by Young Tradition Vermont with The Flynn, Integrated […]

11 January 2021 / Read more

Matthew Brouard online interview and pre-recorded performance 1/22/21 at 7pm

Touring Group members and alumni have have been doing online interviews and performances on YTV’s Facebook page since late October 2020 and are currently scheduled into mid-February. Next up is Touring Group multi-instrumentalist Matthew Brouard on 1/22/21 starting at 7pm. Coming up after that will be 1/29 with Hilary Menegaz-Weitzner, 2/5 with Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell, 2/12 […]

10 January 2021 / Read more

Successful Annual Appeal

Thank you for the annual appeal contributions!   The financial part is always important, especially now.  But of equal importance over the long term – past, present, future – is the endorsement it represents that we’re on the right track. Our attempts to continue under current circumstances is only possible with assists from friends. Thanks […]

9 January 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads returns!

At the request of several young fiddling friends, Young Tradition Vermont is hosting some Saturday morning Fiddleheads sessions in collaboration with the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival.  Starting 2/6/21 Sarah Blair will lead a 3-session residency as guest instructor.  Fiddleheads will continue on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again.  Send […]

2 January 2021 / Read more

Hadley Stockwell online interview and pre-recorded performance 1/8/21 at 7pm

Touring Group members and alumni have have been doing online interviews and performances on YTV’s Facebook page since late October 2020 and are currently scheduled into mid-February. Next up is Touring Group fiddler Hadley Stockwell on 1/8/21 starting at 7pm. Coming up after that will be 1/22 with Matthew Brouard, 1/29 with Hilary Menegaz-Weitzner and […]

26 December 2020 / Read more

Youth Commission CD Release 1/15/21 7pm-8pm

The 2019/2020 Youth Commission has completed their CD project and everyone invited to see, hear and hear about the trials, tribulations and accomplishments of this small ensemble of young musicians led by Romy Munkres, the first ever Youth Tradition Vermont commissioned artist. Joining Romy will be group members Abi Sandy, Hadley Stockwell, Fern Tamagini-O’Donnell and […]

22 December 2020 / Read more

More Than Hope 2.0 with Afa Dworkin, Regina Carter and Leyla McCalla 1/12/21

If not us, who? If not now, when? (John Lewis) A 1-hour online conversation with Afa Dworkin, Regina Carter and Leyla McCalla about using music to learn, reflect and act for racial justice. Tuesday, January 12, 2021 2pm to 3pm Young Tradition Vermont Facebook page www.facebook.com/YoungTraditionVermont/ Presented by Young Tradition Vermont with The Flynn, Integrated […]