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In May of this year Young Tradition Vermont (YTV) and the Vermont Folklife Center (VFC) began working together on the “New Neighbors Music Project.” The project is supported in part by a grant through the Vermont Community Foundation’s “Innovations and Collaborations” program, a fund designed to encourage new partnerships between organizations. YTV’s Mary Wesley is […]
YTV is going to Northumberland! Eighteen young musicians, singers and dancers will travel with a handful of adult chaperones on a performing tour through Northumberland, England next year. The trip will complete an exchange with “The Northumberland Ranters” – a group of 37 young traditional musicians that Young Tradition Vermont hosted in early April. The […]
The Northumberland Ranters–a group of 37 young traditional musicians that Young Tradition Vermont hosted in early April–has invited us to bring a group of young musicians/dancers there for a performance tour next year. The tour is scheduled to take place April 20-26, 2014 and will include the northernmost county in England, on the Scottish borders, […]
Yesterday we had a great first day at Trad Camp! 30+ campers…. Robin Hood selected as our crankie theme….. noon hour concert with Pete Sutherland, Oliver Scanlon, Brian Perkins, Mary Wesley, Julia Wayne and Mark Sustic….. guest instructor John Creech doing guitar and ukulele (he’ll be back on Thursday!)….. home groups with Pete, Brian and […]
Young Tradition Vermont was honored again to join with Grace Church on presenting the Farewell Reunion in Sheldon. We started the event 12 years ago (the first year wasn’t a reunion), and Grace Church has been our loyal and resourceful partner in keeping it going. Like most of our events, we light a candle as […]
The Irregulars, and members of the Irregulars, have often represented YTV at conferences, concerts, festivals, dances, etc. Most recently Dana, McKinley and Eileen played before and after an address by Sen. Bernie Sanders at the New England Head Start Association Conference in Stowe. They are tremendous ambassadors for everything we do, and shine a bright […]
Many thanks to the Northumbrian Ranters for visiting Vermont. They have a great deal to be proud of. They are true ambassadors for their culture and their part of the world. It was an honor and privilege for YTV to be around them, to see them, to hear them. Their talent and hard work is […]
The second installment of Young Tradition Vermont’s petting zoo on March 16, as part of the Irish Festival, was a resounding success. Kids had a chance to try out different instruments, including accordion and fiddle, that are part of the “zoo.” Young Tradition Vermont board member Darren Shibler and Adina Gordon have been organizing our […]
Young Tradition Vermont is so happy to be gearing up for another Trad Camp this summer. This year Trad Camp will take place from July 22-26, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. every day. Extraordinary instructors and professional musicians from the Burlington area teach traditional tunes and dances to kids aged 7 – 18, all experience levels are welcome!
Thanks for Shoshi Gottesman, Ziv Sobelman-Yamin, Aaron Shneyer, Guy Gefen, Moody Kablawi, Avi Salloway, Tamer Omari, and Siwar Mansour for their Feb. 2 performance, and everyone else who made the Heartbeat visit more than worth the wait….. sponsors, presenters, and those who attended. Hopefully they can visit again soon.
Join us for the 4th annual Trad Camp sponsored by Young Tradition Vermont, being held in 2013 at a new location. We are happy to be partnering with our hosts at the Lake Champlain Waldorf School at 359 Turtle Lane in Shelburne, Vermont. At Trad Camp kids ages 7 – 18 learn traditional dance, music […]
James Lockridge, Executive Director of Big Heavy World, a Vermont based music label and radio station, issued this invitation to Vermont musicians to come on the air for their live concert series: “You’re making music in Vermont, and we’re here to support that effort with projects that help bring new audiences to you. Take advantage […]