Upcoming Dates

September 10, 2022 - Taste of Northampton Festival

Performance, 12 - 2 pm

Northampton, MA

September 10, 2022 - Northfield Creamie

Music to eat ice cream by, with Imogen Mills & lydia ievins (fiddles)

6:30 - 7:15 pm or longer

Northfield, MA

September 16, 2022 - Third Friday Contra Dance at the Guiding Star Grange

with 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

October 21, 2022 - Third Friday Contra Dance at the Guiding Star Grange

with Rebecca Bosworth Clemens (clarinet), 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

October 23, 2022 - Smith College Contra Dance

with Mo Brachfeld (fiddle) and Kristen Planeaux (piano)

7 - 9 pm; currently just for students- may become public

Northampton, MA

November 6, 2022 - Fiddle Hell Massachusetts

Teaching Harmony Tips, Tricks, and Tools with Gianna Marzilli Ericson.

Many many cool workshops to choose from!

11 am - 12 pm as part of a whole weekend Nov 3-6.

Westford, MA

November 12, 2022 - Norwich Contra Dance

with Rose Jackson and Pete Sutherland

Norwich, VT

November 18, 2022 - 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

November 28 ~ Dec 3 - Triple fiddles concerts TBD

with Rose Jackson and Willy Clemetson

Stay tuned for exciting updates!!

Ongoing:

Thursdays - 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.