Fourth Fall Fiddle Festival Brings Scottish, Irish, and French-Canadian Fiddlers to Concord - October 19
CONCORD, NH—Fiddlers from Scottish, Irish, and Québécois traditions will convene in Concord for the fourth annual Fall Fiddle Festival, a full day of workshops and jam sessions for fiddlers and violinists, followed by an exhilarating evening concert of fiddle music open to the general public on October 19.
The Festival will feature three fiddle players: Scottish fiddler and experimentalist Jenna Moynihan, who has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, CBS Sunday Morning, and as a soloist at Symphony Hall; French-Canadian fiddler Éric Favreau, who is highly regarded for his profound understanding and masterful playing of the traditional music of Québec; and Concord’s own Liz Faiella, an Irish fiddler and chair of Folk, Jazz, and Popular Music at the Concord Community Music School.
After a day packed with workshops and jam sessions, all three fiddle faculty members will perform in the evening concert, alongside guest artistsJeremiah McLane on piano and accordion and Màiri Chaimbeul on harp.
The workshops and concert will take place on Saturday, October 19 at the Concord Community Music School, 23 Wall Street in downtown Concord, N.H.
Fall Fiddle Festival Workshops
Saturday, October 19, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Register at www.ccmusicschool.org or 603-228-1196
Space is limited & pre-registration is required
$75, includes full day of workshops & jams and evening concert ticket
Fiddle players of various levels and styles are invited to participate in a range of workshop offerings and jam sessions, taught by fiddlers Éric Favreau, Québécois fiddling, Jenna Moynihan, Scottish and experimental fiddling, and Liz Faiella, Irish fiddling. Workshops will be offered for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players during each workshop session. Beginner workshops are geared towards musicians who have a basic knowledge of their instrument. Note: Workshops are geared toward ages 12 & older.
Fall Fiddle Festival Concert
Saturday, October 19, 7:30 p.m.
Tickets $20/adults, $15/students & seniors
Purchase tickets at www.ccmusicschool.org or 603-228-1196
Open to the public. Featuring festival faculty Jenna Moynihan, Éric Favreau, and Liz Faiella on the fiddle, with their musical collaborators Jeremiah McLane, piano & accordion and Mairi Chaimbeul, harp, the Fiddle Festival’s evening concert will journey through Scottish, French-Canadian, and Irish fiddling traditions.
More information and tickets are available at 603-228-1196 orwww.ccmusicschool.org.
Jenna Moynihan is regarded as one of the best of the best in the new generation of fiddle pla