Annual Spring Workshop & Concert

April 13 2019

Organized by James and Julie Johnstone the workshop features a day of instruction in Fiddle, Piano and Guitar plus jam sessions and displays of Instruments, Accessories, Books & Recordings by regional vendors

Includes a noon lunch and an evening concert

April 13 2019
Bible Hill Junior High School
741 College Rd
Truro NS

Schedule April 13-2019

8:30 to 9:30 AM                    MFA General Meeting (All Welcome)
9:30 to 10:30 AM                Registration (All Participants)              
9:30 to 10:30 AM                Early Bird Jam in Gym
10:30 to 12:30 PM               Instructional Sessions
12:30 to 1:30 PM                  Lunch Break (Lunch provided)
1:30 to 2:45 PM                    Instructional Sessions 
3:00 to 4:00 PM                    Jam Session
4:00 to 7:00 PM                     Supper Break
7:00 to 9:30 PM                      Evening Concert

Instructors   (Confirmed for 2019)

 Fiddle *

Beginner                          Stacey Read
Intermediate                  Julie Johnstone
Advanced                         Anthony Rissesco

* Fiddle participants may wish to bring music stands and recording devices 


Beginner                        Brad Trecartin
Intermediate               Elizabeth Durning
Advanced                      Kimberely Holmes

** Piano participants should bring their own keyboard and an extension cord if possible

Guitar***                      Clark Brown

***Basic accompaniment for old time  fiddle   

Back Up Fiddling****        Matt Hayes

****Back up fiddling for accompanying a singer

 Instructors will be available during Jam Session for individual instruction and assistance.

 Evening Concert

Featuring special guests Ivan & Vivian Hicks along with Skip & Kimberley Holmes, Stacey Read, Julie Johnstone and many other musicians you will be sure to enjoy

 Admission Fees

 Workshop, Lunch & Concert

Adults (MFA Members)        $30

Adults (Non Members)         $35

Children 12 & Under              $20

Children 12 & Under (Non members)   $25

Concert Only

Adults                                               $10

Children 12 & Under                    Free

 For further information contact:
 Julie Johnstone:

(902) 895-3099

Douglas Morash:
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