Camps and Workshops

A list of camps and recurring workshops

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Toronto Fiddle Collective

Third Tuesday of the month

The Toronto Fiddle Collective (TFC) is a community gathering run by local fiddler and teacher Celina Marie. She started the monthly gathering in 2014 as a means for her students to play tunes together as well as learn from and see intimate concerts by other professional fiddlers from all over the world. Now 6 years later, fiddlers and folkies from all over southern Ontario join in on the fun.Fiddlers and folk musicians of all ages and levels come together on the third Wednesday of every month for various fiddle focused events. TFC hosts a new special guest professional musician to run/lead workshops, kitchen parties, jam sessions, concerts, dances and more. To keep up to date with TFC, simply email fiddleshow@gmail.com and you will be added to the monthly e-news email list.

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Calvin Vollrath Tuesday Online Workshop

For the 2nd season, Calvin is hosting a workshop on the zoom video platform. You will receive the sheet music, the mp3 audio of the tune being taught this month & the mp3 backing track of the tune being taught, so you can play with the band from Calvin's album after you learn the tune. What a great practice tool to have to improve your playing and it's a ton of fun to play with a great band. You will receive the Zoom link along with all the support materials 2 days before the workshop. Calvin will also teach you a 'Cal Tip' to make you a better player and answer any questions you may have about music in general. A great opportunity to learn how Calvin thinks when he's playing music. 

First Tuesday of the month

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World on a String

Intermediate: Wednesdays 7-9 pm

Novice: Tuesday 7-8:30 pm

Join the grooviest fiddle community in Toronto for online classes, special guest workshops, album listening parties, jams, and more in person (with Covid precautions in place!) as soon as possible! In the meantime, pregame for the best ever spring jams with tunes and grooves from around the world, and unbeatable community.

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Leahy Camp

 

Lakefield, ON

The World Converges at Camp

The Camp has come to be known for the musical environment it provides in which to learn, play, and create music.  Participants and instructors come from around the world and immerse themselves in a culture of music where the 'experience’ is as powerful as the teaching and learning that takes place.  Many worlds converge as musicians, artists, students, and experts from a variety of music related fields connect to create, learn, share, and collaborate with each other.

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AlgomaTrad

August 8-14, 2022

Richards Landing, ON

Dedicated to building community through music, dance, art and heritage craft traditions

 

Algoma Traditional Music and Dance Group is a charitable organization dedicated to building community through the celebration, sharing, and learning of traditional music, dance, arts, and heritage craft. Since 2004, AlgomaTrad has produced over 300 programs and events, including community dances, concerts, workshops, festivals, and its annual Family Camp, while hosting over 200 nationally and internationally renowned performers, artists, and mentors. We are currently developing the year-round, environmentally-sustainable AlgomaTrad Centre on St. Joseph Island.