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A fantastic night on Thompson Road in Shelburne. A mash-up of people and musical threads, some arriving late, others leaving early, always plenty of eyes and ears focused intently…… the vibes of a house rent party and a song swap and a gourmet food-tasting and a family reunion and a Thanksgiving dinner and…… Karen, Hana, Maddie, […]
Teen leaders from all corners of the world, placed in high schools in all corners of the US for an exchange year. The Pines Senior Living activity room. A carpeted dance floor. The almost annual connection between YTV and PH International.
Thanks to Oliver Scanlon, Nicolas Babineau and Pete Sutherland for making Young Tradition Vermont look and sound great at the Power of the North conference at UVM on Monday evening March 23rd.
Thanks to Natalie, Rebecca and the rest of the crew at the UVM Lane Series, we were able to combine the Nordic Fiddlers Bloc‘s visit to Burlington with a workshop on Swedish, Shetland and Norwegian traditional music. About 25 fiddlers of various ages and persuasions gathered at Southwick on the UVM campus and learned 3 […]
Even though the weather was not cooperating (driving home felt more like the middle of January than the first day of spring), we ushered the new season in with some fantastic music. Thanks to everyone for all the effort to make this as successful and fun as possible. The Sligo Six are cruising back to […]
Thanks to the Quebec Government Office in Boston, YTV was invited to organize music for The Power from the North conference at the University of Vermont on Monday March 23 in the Davis Center. Governor Shumlin of Vermont and Premier Couillard of Quebec will be attending and speaking. Oliver Scanlon and Nicolas Babineau will be […]
Thanks again to Dominique Dodge for leading the second consecutive Fiddleheads rehearsal. We worked on the tunes we learned last time with Dominique and added layers of nuance including harmony, ornamentation and orchestration. If all you did was watch Dominique and the joy she brings to her teaching and the music, it would be […]
Several great moments in the Fletcher Free Library with the Burlington Irish heritage Festival on Saturday. Benedict Koehler and Hilari Farrington playing their beautiful music in the Pickering Room. A cacophony of crafts and music making across the hall with the instrument petting zoo and the Irish themed craft tables. Thanks to Annie Dreher, Anthony […]
Its almost May and Trad Camp is almost full! If you’ve already signed up, great. If you’re planning on attending but haven’t signed up, now is the time! Wouldn’t want anyone who plans on being there to be left out. Trad Camp info here, including registration details.
Thanks to everyone involved for being part of making this an inspirational and successful evening. Appreciation to Kathy, Nathanial, Sarah and everyone at the Burlington Violin Shop and Elizabeth, Liz, Eric and everyone with the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival for co-presenting with Young Tradition Vermont, and doing some heavy lifting on making the concert possible […]
Here’s a great evening of music and food with an opportunity to support Young Tradition Vermont at the same time. Alison James (YTV board member) has arranged an evening as part of the Treewild House Concerts series in Shelburne with some of the best young singer/songwriters we know and love, and an amazing spread of […]
YTV co-presents several events with the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival (March 10-21), but there is much more to the festival than just the YTV links.