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Upcoming Dates

January 20, 2023 - Third Friday Contra Dance at the Guiding Star Grange

with George Wilson (fiddle), Andy Davis (accordion), Becky Hollingsworth (piano), Joe Blumenthal (bass) and the Back Row Band of all comers!  Bring your acoustic instrument and join us.

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place, check back for details.

Guiding Star Grange

Greenfield, MA

February 17, 2023 - Third Friday Contra Dance at the Guiding Star Grange

with Gianna Marzilli Ericson (fiddle), Becky Hollingsworth (piano), Joe Blumenthal (bass), and the Back Row Band of all comers!  Bring your acoustic instrument and join us.

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place, check back for details.

Guiding Star Grange

Greenfield, MA

March 4, 2023 - Montpelier Contra Dance

with Four Musicians Walked into 32 Bars: George Wilson (fiddle), Andy Davis (accordion), Becky Hollingsworth (piano)

Calling by Liz Nelson.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place.

Capital City Grange

Montpelier, VT

March 17, 2023 - Third Friday Contra Dance at the Guiding Star Grange

with TBD, Becky Hollingsworth (piano), Joe Blumenthal (bass), and the Back Row Band of all comers!  Bring your acoustic instrument and join us.

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place, check back for details.

Guiding Star Grange

Greenfield, MA

March 31, 2023 - Friday Night Dance at Glen Echo

with Rose Jackson (fiddle) and Charlie Pilzer (piano)

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place.

Glen Echo, MD

April 1, 2023 - Shepherdstown Contra Dance

with Rose Jackson (fiddle) and Charlie Pilzer (piano)

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place.

Shepherdstown, WV

April 2, 2023 - Family Dance at Glen Echo

with Rose Jackson (fiddle) and Charlie Pilzer (piano)

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place.

Glen Echo, MD

April 14, 2023 - Burlington English Country Dance

with Aaron Marcus (piano) and Will Patton (mandolin)

Calling by TBD.

Dance 7 - 9:30 pm.

Colchester, VT

April 21, 2023 - Third Friday Contra Dance at the Guiding Star Grange

with TBD, Becky Hollingsworth (piano), Joe Blumenthal (bass), and the Back Row Band of all comers!  Bring your acoustic instrument and join us.

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place, check back for details.

Guiding Star Grange

Greenfield, MA

May 13, 2023 - Worcester Contra Dance

with Gianna Marzilli Ericson (fiddle) and Henry Yoshimura (guitar)

Calling by TBD.

Worcester, MA

June 17, 2023 - Montpelier Contra Dance

with Rose Jackson (fiddle) and Charlie Pilzer (piano)

Calling by TBD.

Lesson at 7:45, dance 8 - 11 pm.

Covid policies in place.

Capital City Grange

Montpelier, VT

Ongoing:

Every other Thursday - Virtual Contra Dance Tunes Workshop & Jam

7 - 8 pm Eastern time

Drop in to have fun learning common contra dance tunes over Zoom and more easily and comfortably connect with other people through music.  The first half of the class is made up of tune melodies taught slowly, then discussion of harmony and ornaments.  Some discussion of chords; primarily focused on strategies for melody instruments.  The second half of the class is a relaxed-pace jam.  Jump in with your local Open Band or jam once physical distancing is over!

Email Rebecca for the link: rebeccaroseweiss@gmail.com

Pay what you can. Suggested amount $20-30 per class.
Venmo: @Rebecca_Weiss
PayPal: paypal.me/rebeccarweiss

Ongoing- Private Lessons, over Zoom and in-person in Western MA

Choose your focus- such as fiddle styles from New England, Appalachia, and more; dance playing, composing, harmonizing, playing with others, making arrangements, and technique.  Having fun is a given!!

Email rebeccaroseweiss@gmail.com to schedule a lesson.

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