November, 2011

Hello friends,

Fall has flown by and the end of year is already in sight. We’ve enjoyed our music work this fall. Most recently, I had the pleasure to work with my friend, David Surette – a consummate musician. We were part of a new mini mandolin festival in Lebanon, NH. In addition to mandolin, David plays guitar and cittern. We gave some workshops and then shared a concert in the evening, each playing some solo and then some stuff together. At the same time, Becky was at Fiddle Hell (actually the name of the event). She really went to hell and back. Continue reading

September, 2011

Apart from our big transition into the post-Nightingale era (see home page for some details), much of our summer of 2011 was occupied by a lot of music camps. We began close to home with a couple of teaching events which are outgrowths of our work with our local music school, the Brattleboro Music Center. Throughout the year, Becky and I lead lead a series of weekly classes for adults and kids in both instrumental music and a traditional singing class (with Tony Barrand). Continue reading