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JULY 2014 CALENDAR

CORRECTION: In our previous newsletter we mentioned the David Olney concert on an incorrect date. MARK THE DATE: the David Olney concert will take place on August 2nd, 2014.  Also, the jazz night that we had to cancel is tonight (July 3).



ANNOUNCEMENTS! Folks have asked if we re having the indoor/outdoor parade…
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Added by Gretchen Priest-May on July 5, 2014 at 1:47am — No Comments

JUNE 2014 CALENDAR

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Flat-footing class with National Champion Jay Bland adds an extra date (the last one is on June 14) to the series. This is a true opportunity to learn from the best there is! Please read the flyer ad for more information. Jay Bland hosts the series Sat afternoons 2:30-3:30 (interested, text Gretchen). All ages are welcome and…
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May 2014 Calendar & News

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April 2014 Calendar with Fliers

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March 2014 Calendar





March 2014 Day by Day & Special Events Calendar



Mar 1 Sat “Cubs” Adult fiddle class (near beginner rising to intermediate level )



Mar 1 Sat Irish session (hosted-meets the 1st & 3rd Sat each month) 4:00-6:30 pm



Mar 2 Sun IRISH CELEBRATION 3:00-8:30 All ages Student fiddle concert 3:00 sharp



Mar 3 Mon Adult “U” Fiddle class (Irish tunes…

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February 2014 Calendar of News and Events

January Reflections:



Off to a good start this year with the First Friday Pickin' Party and it was uphill from there! The 2nd annual “Eighth of January” Old Time Music Weekend was well attended with all ages jamming at breakfast, watching mini concerts at lunch time and Potluck supper time. All ages and levels learning from our incredible staff leading workshops on fiddles, banjos, mandos, guitars, mountain dulcimer, singing and even flat footing! So…

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January 2014 Calendar and News

December Reflections:



The cold ice and rain took out some of the activity we wanted to do but the good news is that we have a rescheduled date for Denise Reagan's show at Two Old Hippies on Jan 30 (Thurs 6-7:30). All the details will be on FB.



The Student Christmas Holiday Concert on Dec 8 was truly one of the highlights of the year. Great job to all…
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December 2013 Calendar of Events

November Reflections:



Reflections on Verlon Thompson in concert...

A long time ago, I heard a wise man (Charles Stanley) say: "Problems, can lead to growth...with God... that good times could never provide".



I believe his statement even though of…
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November 2013 Calendar and News

November 2013 Calendar & News

“Fiddle and Pick”, Home of The Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee

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October Reflections:



Deanie Richardson's students played a very special showcase. Each student had unique

selections for multi-levels and ages. Ivy Philips was quite a grand closer to the show! The students

raised a good bit of money for the Charles E Stuart Memorial…

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October 2013 Calendar of Events

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September 2013 Calendar and Events

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August 2013 Calendar and Events

Reflections: Rain did not stop the fun at our 4th of July event. “Hands on instruments” sampler was a success with young and not so young trying a variety of instrument with the help of instructors. Thank you to Phil Sparks,  Stan Lawrence, Rocky Lane, and Tim May for assisting as Gretchen is best at just showing the fiddle; You all did such a great job! Of course it was great having BBQ along with the picking in the evening with Kerry & Hunter's Grinnin' PIG! The rain…

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July 2013 Calendar and News

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ReflectionsVerlon Thompson in concert on our final writers night was a superb display of not only great song writing, but also the man can pick! His personal touch addressing the audience…
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June 2013 Calendar and News

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Reflections:  May started with the First Friday Pickin' Party fundraiser; The next pickin' party & BBQ is Friday June 7. We never missed a beat when it rained for 2 Sat Yard Sales which…
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May 2013 Calendar

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Reflections: How about those Irish People! WOW! That session on Sat was so fun! The 5th Irish Workshop the biggest ever and reports are that it was the best ever too! Folks are already asking about the next one. Well...…
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April 2013 Calendar

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March 2013 Calendar

Reflections:



*** Tim & I (Gretchen) performed at the new location for Cotton Music.  What a treat it was.  It was the best of all things; great sounding room, cool instruments; great friends in the audience. The folks that work there are top notch hosts! Thank you so much Rick and Kit for having us in concert. Thank you Andy Smith for playing with us too.  I encourage everyone to check out this really neat store in the the old jelly & Jam factory. Make note…

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Added by Gretchen Priest-May on March 1, 2013 at 10:34pm — No Comments

February 2013 Calendar

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Reflections: WOW It Happened!

Our first annual Old Time Event 2013 was a great way to start off a new year and a NEW TRADITION at the Center! This event will be held annually on the 2nd weekend of January! I believe everyone that came felt that they were at the right place at the right time. There…
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Added by Gretchen Priest-May on January 31, 2013 at 10:41pm — 1 Comment

January 2013 Calendar

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Jazz jam night is switching to 1st & 3rd Thursdays 7:30-9:30 in January.



***Reminder that on Thurs Dec 27 the center hosts the last Slowjammers Night of the year.

Bluegrass, Old Time country mostly (It is not all slow, but it is always fun!) The instructor led jam is an open inclusive jam for all ages. Get the family and friends out of the house to hang out, play or listen. Have a holiday beverage and relax.…

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Added by Gretchen Priest-May on December 24, 2012 at 3:51am — No Comments

December 2012 Calendar

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Special Thanks to Kelly Briggs, Wendy Welch, all the parents and talented kids that put on the “KIDS FOR KIDS” CONCERT Fundraiser. Thanks for all of those donations! What amazing talent with amazing hearts! They raised $390 for the outreach fund! Great work Everyone; Way to GO!



Another spectacular night was the Second…
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JULY 2014 CALENDAR

CORRECTION: In our previous newsletter we mentioned the David Olney concert on an incorrect date. MARK THE DATE: the David Olney concert will take place on August 2nd, 2014.  Also, the jazz night that we had to cancel is tonight (July 3). ANNOUNCEMENTS! Folks have asked if we re having the indoor/outdoor parade & fireworks, pickin' party on the 4th of July. Sorry to say that we can not this year. Any one is welcome to use our parking lot to see the morning parade or to watch the evening…See More
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JULY 2014 CALENDAR

CORRECTION: In our previous newsletter we mentioned the David Olney concert on an incorrect date. MARK THE DATE: the David Olney concert will take place on August 2nd, 2014.  Also, the jazz night that we had to cancel is tonight (July 3). ANNOUNCEMENTS! Folks have asked if we re having the indoor/outdoor parade & fireworks, pickin' party on the 4th of July. Sorry to say that we can not this year. Any one is welcome to use our parking lot to see the morning parade or to watch the evening…See More
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JUNE 2014 CALENDAR

Announcements: Flat-footing class with National Champion Jay Bland adds an extra date (the last one is on June 14) to the series. This is a true opportunity to learn from the best there is! Please read the flyer ad for more information. Jay Bland hosts the series Sat afternoons 2:30-3:30 (interested, text Gretchen). All ages are welcome and no experience or special shoes are needed. Jay will meet students where they are; total beginner, advanced or in between. We know our website is limited;…See More
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JUNE 2014 CALENDAR

Announcements: Flat-footing class with National Champion Jay Bland adds an extra date (the last one is on June 14) to the series. This is a true opportunity to learn from the best there is! Please read the flyer ad for more information. Jay Bland hosts the series Sat afternoons 2:30-3:30 (interested, text Gretchen). All ages are welcome and no experience or special shoes are needed. Jay will meet students where they are; total beginner, advanced or in between. We know our website is limited;…See More
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May 2014 Calendar & News

 April reflections: Brian Conway's concert at the Violin Shop was tremendous. I wanted to thank the Violin Shop for hosting the concert. Fred, Brandon and April made it such a nice atmosphere and the sound was perfect! I love listening to Brian's CD's but After seeing a live concert, I realized that he is truly one of the best Irish fiddlers there is in the world! He plays so flawlessly with great technique so musically. I liked it that he talks to…See More
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