Maine Fiddle Camp
A multi-generational, lakeside, weekend (June) or week-long (June & August) music camp for all ages and levels of ability. Families welcome. Dance music in Scots-Irish, French Canadian, Canadian Maritime & Scandinavian traditions as they’ve evolved in Maine. Learn by ear, learn to play in an ensemble. Staff of scores of traditional musicians giving fiddle
, flute and pennywhistle
, mountain dulcimer
and other classes and workshops with performances, jams, singing, dancing, and swimming. Read more…
BIG “Squeezebox weekend” at Maine Fiddle Camp, June 19-21, 2015(3/17/2015) “Squeezeboxes” of various kinds (keyboard or piano accordion, button or diatonic accordion, English concertina, Anglo [diatonic] concertina) have been a part of Maine and New England's traditional music scene for a very long time. In 2015 we are once again emphasizing these instruments during the second June weekend, June 19-21.
Pascal Gemme on Staff for June 14-19 and June 19-21 weekend!(2/7/2015) Most of you who were in Camp for the first weekend in June of 2014 had a chance to meet Pascal Gemme, fiddler from Quebec. He and his family attended camp as campers, but we still got to hear him play a concert or two and attended his specialty workshop. Well, GOOD NEWS everybody, Pascal will be ON STAFF this coming season for the June week, June 14-19, and the second June weekend, June 19-21!! (more)
Yvon Mimeault Visits Maine Fiddle Camp(12/2/2013) Special surprise guests at MFC has been a tradition and unique aspect of our program since the early 2000's and 2013 was no exception. At the August 18-23 2013 camp Yvon Mimeault delighted campers (more)