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Falling Waters 2017 Workshop Schedule Announced

January 27 – 29, 2017
La Tourelle in Ithaca, New York

CONTACT: Rick Manning, Camp Director, rick@wintervillagebluegrass.org; 607-592-4647

Click here to view a pdf of the schedule grid shown to right

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Faculty Biographies, Workshop Schedule & Description by Teacher

Following is a brief instructor bio and a preliminary workshop schedule.  […]

By |December 31st, 2016|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS: Learning to Play Better At Winter Village!

For many, an important part of the festival experience is playing music with old and new friends, and learning to play and sing better.   You will find a variety of workshops listed below where festival performers will demonstrate and discuss their techniques, licks and practice approaches.  It’s a great opportunity to learn from […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

GOOD TASTE: A Saturday Afternoon Sampler of Fine Music, Drink & Food

When: Saturday, January 30, 12:30 to 5:00pm

Where: Coltivare, Cayuga Street, Downtown Ithaca

What: 3 tasting sessions each with 30 seatings in the Tasting Room; Music in the Banquet Room

Cost: $30 for Tastings and Music; $20 for Music Only

Tickets: Hangar Theatre Box Office 607-273-ARTS; hangartheatre.org/events/WVBF.html

More Information: www.wintervillagebluegrass.org

Music Menu
Darol Anger & Emy Phelps
Tenzin Chopak & Nicholas Walker
Aaron […]

By |January 10th, 2016|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Winter Village Thursday Evening Early Concert_January 28

WHAT: Thursday Evening Festival Opening Concert.
WHEN: Thursday, January 28, 2016_6:30pm.  NOTE THE EARLY START TIME!!
WHERE: La Tourelle
Aaron Lipp, Duncan Wickel & Lily Henley @ 6:30PM
Courtney Hartman (Della Mae Guitarist) @ 7:30PM
Molly Tuttle Band @ 8:30PM
TICKETS:  $20/$15 Seniors & Students.  Tickets are available at the Hangar Box Office (607) 273-ARTS.  Learn […]

By |January 10th, 2016|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Old Time Banjoist Allison DeGroot Teaching & Performing @ Falling Waters

Allison de Groot – Old-Time Banjo:   www.allisondegroot.com

Allison de Groot combines love and passion for old-time music, technical skill and a creative approach to the banjo forming her own sound – unique and full of personality. Although firmly rooted in old-time and traditional music, she has shown her ability to collaborate and create outside this […]

By |December 17th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Jayme Stone Banjoist & Music Maker @ Falling Waters Music Camp

We are very excited to welcome Jayme Stone to Falling Waters this year!

Jayme Stone – Banjo & General Music Making (all weekend) http://jaymestone.com

Two-time Juno-winning banjoist, composer and instigator Jayme Stone makes music inspired by sounds from around the world, bridging folk, jazz and chamber music. His award-winning albums both defy and honor the […]

By |December 17th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Falling Waters Music Camp Workshop Descriptions

Register for Camp

Buy Tickets for Saturday Night Faculty Concert

Following are the topics that are likely to be covered by our teachers during the weekend. Adjustments will be made in December depending on skill level and interest of registrants. Check the web site for updates.

Tony Demarco – Fiddle

Irish tunes by ear – all instruments welcome
New […]

By |November 8th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Fiddle ImprovExperience Workshop Schedule

Ithaca Fiddle ImprovExperience – Workshop Schedule
October 23 – 25, 2015
Friday evening – Cornell University, Lincoln Hall
6:30 pm: Registration Reception

7pm: Orientation, Introduction and Demonstration, Q&A.

7:40pm: Group FiddleChop

8:00 pm to 9:15pm: Class Session 1
Sara Caswell: Blues & Minor Pentatonic Scales:
Duncan Wickel: Learning by Ear 1
Ariana Kim: Agility Session
Susan Waterbury: Mini-Lessons (15 minutes – students will leave […]

By |October 20th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Ithaca Fiddle ImprovExtravagenza Concert

Ithaca Fiddle ImprovExtravagenza – Faculty  Concert_Saturday, October 24 @ 7:30pm

On Saturday night at the lovely Carraige House Hayloft there will be special faculty concert – the Fiddle ImprovExtravagenza – featuring Fiddle Improv faculty performing solo pieces, duets, and as a group accompanied by Paris Texas featuring Bobby Henrie and Rick Manning.

Cost is $20 for […]

By |October 10th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments

Fiddle ImprovExperience Workshop Descriptions

Sara Caswell
Sara is one of those rare violin players who seamlessly spans classical, jazz and contemporary music genres, and at the same time has the ability to clearly explain and teach her approach to improvisation. Sara’s visit to Ithaca presents a great opportunity for both fiddlers who want to enhance their tone and technique […]

By |October 9th, 2015|Winter Village BlueGrass|0 Comments