CANCELLED – ASTACAP Recognition Recital (March 15, 2020 3pm)

ASTACAP (American String Teachers Association Certificate Advancement Program) is a graded non-competitive examination program in eleven levels for string students, which measures technical progress and musical development. Students are judged on technical and musical preparedness at specific levels (Foundation Level to Level 10) by an adjudicator of musical and pedagogical stature.

FSGW presents Mari Black (March 7, 2020 8pm)

World champion fiddler MARI BLACK presents a joyous extravaganza of dance-inspired music from around the globe! With her virtuosic playing, sparkling stage presence, and fun-filled stories tying the whole journey together, Mari will have you tapping your toes and dancing along to fiddle music from around the world: Celtic, Canadian, and American fiddling, swing, tango,

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Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition (Feb. 23, 2020 2pm)

The Potomac Valley Youth Orchestra is pleased to announce our Annual Solo/Concerto Competition! The competition will be an actual concert event, with selected participants performing their contest pieces with piano accompaniment before a live audience and a panel of judges. This is an exciting and rewarding performance opportunity for our PVYO students and a perfect

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The Basics of Bornoff – ASTA MD/DC (Feb. 9, 2020 12:30pm)

Studio & Classroom teachers! Join us for an interactive and informative workshop on pedagogy from George Bornoff’s time-tested system! Explore the Bornoff materials and learn how to seamlessly integrate them into your program. Help your students play with better intonation, cleaner rhythms, and a robust, confident tone! Topics covered include tone production and intonation exercises,

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FSGW Presents: Jake Blount (January 31, 2020 8pm)

The Folklore Society of Greater Washington presents a concert by Jake Blount, the recipient of its 2019 Claude Martin Memorial Lifetime Membership Award. The concert will begin at 8:00PM (doors at 7:00). Entry is $15 for members and $20 for nonmembers. “Jake Blount is an award-winning fiddler, banjoist, singer, and scholar whose performances, compositions, and

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