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12 April 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads for Beginners 5/15/21

One of the many challenges of continuing to operate during the pandemic is that many of our ‘entry points’ have been blocked – Trad Camp, Fiddleheads, fiddle tune clubs, school assemblies, family dances, Instrument Petting Zoo installations at festivals, libraries, farmer’s markets, etc. – programs and activities that can open the doors to traditional music […]

16 March 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads and Sarah Blair 3/16/21

Fiddleheads and Sarah Blair will be part of the program tonight 3/16/21 at the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. More info about all festival activities, including registration info http://burlingtonirishheritage.org/ photo with Sarah Blair with 8 of the 14 residency participants from 3/6/21 rehearsal, preparing for tonight…..

12 March 2021 / Read more

Burlington Irish Heritage Festival 3/13/21 through 3/17/21

From Saturday the 13th to Wednesday the 17th (St. Patrick’s Day), the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival has a feast of education and entertainment through live events and special recordings to celebrate Irish culture. YTV will be represented on 3/16/21 by Sarah Blair and Fiddleheads as part of a Greg Delanty poetry reading that starts at […]

6 March 2021 / Read more

Busy Saturday for YTV

10am Fiddleheads residency rehearsal with Sarah Blair and preparation for 3/16/21 performance for the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. 3pm Touring Group rehearsal and preparation for 7pm performance for the Chandler Center in Randolph 7pm Touring Group (Youth Commission as opener) first performance of the year for the Chandler Center in Randolph (access via Chandler Center […]

4 March 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads for Young Beginners

Not having a typical Trad Camp in 2021, Instrument Petting Zoo installations, rug concerts, and school assemblies shuts off much of our usual range of options for entry level opportunities for young beginner level musicians/dancers. Fortunately we still have the Instrument Loan Program operating at the same level as when COVID-19 wasn’t impacting so much. […]

20 February 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads Residency with Sarah Blair continues 2/20/21 10am-11am

Young Tradition Vermont continues to host a Saturday morning Fiddleheads residency in association with the 2021 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. Started on 2/6/21, Sarah Blair leading the 3-session residency as guest instructor, which will continue through 3/6/21. Fiddleheads continues on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again. The sessions are […]

14 January 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads Residency with Sarah Blair 2/6/21, 2/20/21 and 3/6/21

Young Tradition Vermont is hosting a Saturday morning Fiddleheads residency in association with the 2021 Burlington Irish Heritage Festival. Starting 2/6/21 Sarah Blair will lead a 3-session residency as guest instructor, and will continue on 2/20/21 and 3/6/21. Fiddleheads continues on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again. The sessions […]

9 January 2021 / Read more

Fiddleheads returns!

At the request of several young fiddling friends, Young Tradition Vermont is hosting some Saturday morning Fiddleheads sessions in collaboration with the Burlington Irish Heritage Festival.  Starting 2/6/21 Sarah Blair will lead a 3-session residency as guest instructor.  Fiddleheads will continue on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again.  Send […]

29 December 2020 / Read more

Fiddleheads interest?

At the request of some young fiddling friends, Young Tradition Vermont is looking into re-starting Saturday morning Fiddleheads sessions with guest instructors, on Zoom until the time comes that we can gather in person again.  Send a message to mark.sustic@gmail.com if interested.

8 August 2020 / Read more

Fiddleheads with Yasi Zeichner

Yasi Zeichner’s 3-part summer residency with Fiddleheads finishes with a performance as part of the Church Street Marketplace 12 noon-1pm series on Friday 8/14/20.  If you’re interested in seeing the videos of tunes from the 8/8/20 final rehearsal, contact mark.sustic@gmail.com. Next Fiddleheads residency – TBA host, dates, online or TBA location – will be preparing […]

2 August 2020 / Read more

Fiddleheads Residency with Yasi Zeichner

Very helpful if you can let us know you’re planning on joining us on 8/8/20 9:30am to 10:30am on Zoom (previously scheduled at the Burlington Violin Shop).  If yes, please let us know at mark.sustic@gmail.com.  If we have fewer than 4 or 5 confirmations, we’ll consider not doing it. This is the final part of […]

11 July 2020 / Read more

Fiddleheads 7/11/20

Thanks all who joined on Zoom for Fiddleheads on Saturday July 11th.  Yasi taught ‘I Have a House with a Chimney on Top of It’ (Junior Crehan).  Final session of the 3-part residency is scheduled for Saturday August 8th, anticipating performing on Church Street Marketplace, in front of the Burlington Violin Shop, on Friday August […]

4 July 2020 / Read more

Fiddleheads with Yasi Zeichner

YTV Trad School resumes for Fiddleheads with the part 2 of a 3 part residency with Yasi Zeichner, focusing on preparing fiddle tunes to be played at various events this summer and fall (e.g. Church Street Marketplace, Children’s Memorial Service).  One residency session for everyone, starting at 9:30am, finishing by 10:30am. You don’t have to pay to participate, but we […]

6 June 2020 / Read more

Fiddleheads Summer Residency with Yasi Zeichner

YTV Trad School resumes with Fiddleheads for a 3 session residency with Yasi Zeichner, focusing on preparing fiddle tunes to be played at several events this fall (e.g. Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival, Children’s Memorial Service). Dates are set, one session for everyone, 9:30am to 10:30am. More info about the possibility of some physically distant but […]

16 March 2020 / Read more

Young Tradition Vermont cancellations

Young Tradition Vermont cancellations, verified on 3/15/20 by the Board of Directors. Disappointment is certainly at play, for everyone. The COVID-19 situation is the major variable. We aren’t canceling these activities without careful consideration of the risks (personal and organizational). If you are involved with any of these specific cancellations, you can expect additional detail, […]

27 October 2019 / Read more

Sarah Blair with Fiddleheads

Final rehearsal session with Sarah Blair to prepare for 11/3/19, when Fiddleheads plays at the annual Children’s Memorial Service at Ira Allen Chapel at UVM.  Short rehearsal at 2pm prior to the service. Group members message mark.sustic@gmail.com to verify participation, and for audio recordings of the tunes to be played.

21 October 2019 / Read more

Sarah Blair and Fiddleheads rehearsal 10/26/19

2nd of 2 rehearsal sessions preparing for the 11/3/19 Fiddleheads participation at the annual Children’s Memorial Service at Ira Allen Chapel at UVM.  More info at the links and on the poster. Please message mark.sustic@gmail.com know if you are planning to come to the rehearsal on Saturday and/or the service on 11/3 (best if you […]

28 September 2019 / Read more

Fiddleheads and Sarah Blair 9/28/19

Sarah Blair led the Fiddleheads rehearsal on 9/28/19, the 1st of 2 sessions (next is 10/26/19) at the Burlington Violin Shop (9:30am to 12 noon), preparing for Fiddleheads’ participation at the annual Children’s Memorial Service on 11/3/19 (3pm) at Ira Allen Chapel at UVM.  Thanks to our friends at Violin Shop for always welcoming these […]

22 September 2019 / Read more

Fiddleheads and Sarah Blair 9/28/19 and 10/26/19

Sarah Blair will lead Fiddleheads rehearsals on 9/28/19 and 10/26/19 at the Burlington Violin Shop (9:30am to 12 noon), preparing materials for Fiddleheads’ participation at the annual Children’s Memorial Service on 11/3/19 (3pm) at Ira Allen Chapel at UVM.  More information here: https://youngtraditionvermont.org/events/fiddleheads-with-sarah-blair-2/. Fiddleheads schedule looking ahead…… 9/28/19 1st of 2 rehearsals with Sarah Blair […]

14 September 2019 / Read more

Fiddleheads and Yasi Zeichner 9/14/19

Yasi Zeichner taught ‘Money in Both Pockets’ and ‘The Shepard’s Daughter’ on 9/14 at the Burlington Violin Shop (9:30am to 12 noon), tunes Fiddleheads on 9/21 at the Shelburne Farms Harvest Festival (12:30pm to 1pm).  A link to the 2 tunes can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1txpf2WkIjGnLBZFVuyXLVKXPEsBJulQB?usp=sharing.  Fiddleheads will play again at 3pm with Yasi and […]