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12 January 2019 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm TBA in Montpelier
“Calling all musicians! Come and learn about Scandinavian styling with Bruce Sagan.”
Luckily for us, Bruce’s ‘day job’ as mathematics professor brings him from Michigan to MIT this academic year, and he is eager to share Swedish tunes and techniques with us here in Vermont in a two-hour workshop in January.
Potluck 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Jam 7:30 – 9:00 pm
This event will be held at Donna and John Hopkins’ home at 107 College St. in Montpelier [request directions if you need them when making reservations].
Reservations: beleaf4u [at] myfairpoint [dot] net
Come join us and benefit from the rich musical knowledge that Bruce has to
offer! PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD!!
BRUCE SAGAN, a respected player and teacher of traditional Scandinavian fiddle music, has visited Scandinavia numerous times to work with fiddlers and collect material. He was awarded a Zorn Diploma in Bronze by a jury of Sweden’s best fiddlers.
Bruce served as music director for Nordic Fiddles and Feet at Buffalo Gap Camp in West Virginia and at California’s Stockton Folk Dance Camp and has taught at a variety of folk music and dance camps and workshops. He was invited to play at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington DC, and has played for dances, workshops, and concerts in the United States, Europe, and Australia. Locally, Bruce helps to provide music for Scandinavian-American groups in Michigan. In addition to fiddle, Bruce plays the haunting, highly ornamented Norwegian hardingfele and the Swedish nyckelharpa (keyed fiddle).
Visit Bruce’s website: www.brucesagan.com.