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Welcome to Summit School! How did we arrive at summer so quickly?!
Trad Camp 2013 is back!
Our Trad Camp returns July 29th to August 2nd with a FULL roster of classes and 10 of the regions FINEST teachers:
Beth Telford . Joanne Garton . Pete Sutherland . Tom MacKenzie . Katie Trautz . Sarah Blair . Mark Greenberg . Colin McCaffrey . Mark Struhsacker . Teddy Weber.
These fine teachers have tremendous experience teaching children and adults and have played around the world, on many stages and with some of the world’s finest. Classes for this year’s Trad Camp include:
Cape Breton Fiddle and Dance . Jug Band . Old Time String Band . Guitar – Beginner and Intermediate . Old Time Fiddle . Scottish Fiddle . Appalachian Fiddle and more!
Would your child like to participate? Ages are 8-17. Fee is $300 for the entire week (SOME SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE! PLEASE ASK!) plus the Friday night performance and includes ALL instruction (2 classes per day, activities, snacks and a collectible Trad Camp t-shirt designed by Pete Sutherland!). Our camp will be held on the campus of U32 High School in E Montpelier. AND, also new this year we’re inviting parents and friends of Trad Camp to join us for a Brown Bag lunch each day to listen to a lunchtime performance by our teachers and some of our students. (11:45 – 12:15).
If you would like to enroll your child, please click on the link here on our Trad Camp page. You can ALSO use that link if you wish to make a donation to create a scholarship for a deserving camper. Just click on the registration link as if you were enrolling someone. In the Paypal payment area, indicate that this is a donation, and we’ll acknowledge it as such. Thank you!
And DO email with questions, thoughts or other – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also new….We are pleased to introduce "Master Classes". Have you ever wanted to explore your favorite traditions at your own pace with one of Summit School's finest teachers? Whether brand new to an instrument or approaching mastery, our Master classes have been created to offer you individualized attention in a schedule that works best for you - whether a one-time tutorial or review; or, an ongoing instruction.
Contact us at: email@example.com for more information about this unique Summit School offering and opportunity.
What's coming up....
Our Potluck Thursdays continue to explore new topics, performers, presentations. Each week from 6-8 p.m. Always at our Summit School, 46 Barre Street, Montpelier location – and, just getting underway, every second Thursday we move our Potluck gatherings to the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, also 6-8 p.m. Admission is by donation and helps us grow our programs AND supports the Vermont Foodbank. What’s coming up: Susan Reid (6/13) at Kellogg-Hubbard will explore fiddle styles from Sweden, Quebec and England. Bring your fiddle, a donation, and something to share!
And, every 4th Thursday, from 6-8 p.m. our Summit School Players gather to jam and learn new tunes so we will be “road ready” for the expanding number of gigs booked at various farmer’s markets, cafes and other spots where Summit music has been invited. Join us! Bring 3-5 tunes and your instrument and become an SSP! We’d love to have you! (More details if needed – email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Saturday June 22nd, 6-9 p.m. join us at the Kellogg-Hubbard library for Books and Brew. Summit School will be there to provide music.
On Thursday, July 22nd, we are pleased to host Sattuma at the Kellogg-Hubbard library. Sattuma is a Karelian Folk family band. They are touring the region and will be our guests at a talk and performance in July. Join us!
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Anytime you have a suggestion or comment, please know our door is always
open. Stop in at our new office, send an email, call, or introduce yourself at
one of our classes, workshops and showcase events. I'd love to know you and
know more about how we, together, can make Summit School grow and thrive. How can you help? Participate in our classes, attend our workshops and concerts and those of our teachers and students, underwrite an event through your business, "like" us on Facebook where much of our current news and info lives, spread the word about Summit. Send us your email and sign up for our
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Thanks for all the ways you support Summit School and participate in our music community!
Mary L. Collins
Cell: 802.371.8125 School: 802.917.1186
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