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, piano, guitar, mandolin, banjo, cello, accordion, ukulele, flute and pennywhistle, mountain dulcimer, harmonica, bass and other classes and workshops with performances, jams, singing, dancing, and swimming. Read more…
(3/18/2017) Ukulele has become so popular at Maine Fiddle Camp during the June week and second weekend that we have expanded it to the first weekend. So you can come to any (or all) of the June sessions for regular classes, as well as concerts, specialty workshops and, of course, playing for the eveninbg fox trot and waltz in the “Ukestra”!! Staff will be stalwart Frets Halligan, who will be teach for all sessions; Nina Miller, the second weekend; and... we have a new staff member this year, Kenny Raskin, who you will recognize as a camper for the past several years. Kenny will be teaching during the June week. He, his wife Joanna and their son Evan are perennial campers at August week 1. (more)
(11/12/2016) Hi everyone, Well it looks like “summer” is about over and it's time to hunker down for another Maine winter.. Of course, Maine Fiddle Camp is really only 7 months away (can that actually be true??). Once again the calendar favors us with the dates. Camp begins with the first June weekend on June 16, and the final August week starts August 13 and ends the 18th. Find the dates for all five sessions at the top of this web page. (more)
Note that the calendar has finally benefitted us by moving the start of Maine Fiddle Camp later in the month of June and, therefore, farther from the end of school! The August sessions are a couple days earlier as well, so (more)
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(6/1/2015) Published on Jun 1, 2015
Maine Fiddle Camp Director Doug Protsik talks about this multi-generational tradition music camp and demonstrates the music on various instruments offered at the camp in an interview by Ann Page.