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Fiddleheads with Yasi Zeichner at Rokeby Museum

18 August 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Rokeby Museum

Fiddleheads performs with Yasi Zeichner on 8/18/19 between 1pm and 4pm at Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, the culmination of a 2-part residency where Yasi taught and rehearsed tunes for this performance.  Fiddleheads will be playing two 20-30 minute sets (during the breaks of the main band), with the first Fiddleheads set at around 2pm. If you arrive around 1pm, then there will be time to find a spot to run over the tunes that will be played.

More info about Rokeby Museum here http://rokeby.org and more info about this event here http://rokeby.org/visit/programsevents/

Yasi is from Northfield, where she grew up exploring the woods around her rural home, growing vegetables, riding horses, creating imaginary worlds with her siblings, and, of course, playing music. She is a fiddler, singer, and sean nós dancer, and performs traditional Irish and Appalachian music around Vermont with her sibling band The Zeichner Trio. Young Tradition Vermont played a key role in the official formation of the trio, getting them their first gig in 2012 at the Vermont History Expo in Tunbridge.  In 2017, Yasi graduated from Vermont Technical College with degrees in Equine Studies and Business Management. In addition to playing music, Yasi manages YTV’s Young Tradition Festival, YTV Trad Camp, and the Instrument Petting Zoo; she coordinates volunteers for the New World Festival in Randolph, and participates on the board of the Summit School of Traditional Music and Culture in Montpelier; and she works in outdoor education for kids. When not playing at the local Irish session at Bagito’s in Montpelier, she can be found in the woods at the family residence, feeding chickadees out of her hand. Yasi also serves as Board Member and Officer for Young Tradition Vermont.

The primary goal of Fiddleheads is the enjoyment of traditional music and playing that music with others. Regular participation is welcome but not required. There is no cost associated with being part of the group.  Fiddlers are in the majority at the sessions, but those who play harp, cello, banjo, mandolin, whistle, pipes and others have also been involved. Guitar, keyboard and other accompaniment-oriented players are welcome.

Additional information is available on the Fiddleheads Facebook page.