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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 […]
The current issue of South Burlington Life magazine has a cover story by Justin Macaneny about Young Tradition Vermont. Cover photo of Mikaela Moore, and inside photos of Ian Watkins and Haliana Burhans were taken by Steve Mease at last year’s Young Tradition Showcase at City Hall in Burlington. Don’t know of a web link […]
Maybe it was having something fun and warm to do on such a cold night, or the solid meal from Stub Earle’s fish fry, or the great vibe we always catch at River Arts…….. whatever the reason, Geordie Lynd (fiddle, guitar and tales and perspectives about mostly West Clare Irish musicians pre-1925) and his guests […]
Tony Demarco’s held a well-attended Irish fiddle class at the Burlington Violin Shop on 1/12/13.
Another amazing evening of talent at the Flynn Space with the Young Traditions Vermont Reunion. Four hours of music, dozens of fiddles, banjos, a harp, dancing, guitars, original songs, new instruments and a whole lot of talent. You can see more photos and download your favorites here. Thanks Steve Mease for all the wonderful photos! […]
Diversity Rocks put on a stellar performance on New Year’s Eve at City Hall for First Night Burlington….. Click here for a video clip from First Night!, with some Diversity Rocks members included.
We have scheduled our 2014 Farewell Reunion concert the Grace Church in Sheldon for Friday, May 23. The evening includes a BBQ with the usual potluck between 6pm and 7pm on the lawn in front of the church followed by the concert starting at 7pm.
Tessa Bangs (front, second from right in the photo) and her sister Ella are experienced performers with Cirque du Soleil, with whom they have toured worldwide, and have performed (fiddle and step dance) for YTV several times, including last year’s YT Reunion at FlynnSpace, where they performed music they’d learned while on tour with Cirque […]