• Fiddle lore and blog with free lessons
• Donna’s CDs and fiddle books for mail order or download
• Western Mass lessons, Skype lessons, & fiddle & guitar workshops
• Bands: Mist Covered Mountains, Panache Quartet, Chanterelle, Groovemama, duo with Max Cohen
Fall 2014 update
>> Franco-American group Chanterelle sold out the Blackstone River Theatre on Nov. 22. Josée Vachon and Donna are very happy to welcome Alan Bradbury back on bass, vocals and accordion, and to add Max Cohen on guitar and vocals.
>> Donna released her HAND MADE TUNES collection in October. Downloads and mail orders available. Includes bonus transcriptions for viola and cello, and her “Raven’s Wing” air, co-written with Max Cohen.
>> Molly Hebert-Wilson and Mist Covered Mountains played for the 2014 NERFA DJ Showcase, hosted room concerts, and made lots of new friends including a passel of DJs! Look for them with their new drummer, Alex Bell, on Jan. 11 at the Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia, and at the Old Songs Concert Series in Voorheesville NY on March 27.
>> Panache Quartet had four concerts at the Celtic Colours Festival in Cape Breton NS. It was their first appearance in Nova Scotia, and their opening concert in Cheticamp with De temps antan, Les Amies Créoles and Nicole Lambert was streamed, with fans all over the world tuning in. Panache’s In Concert at Old Songs video was released in June 2014. Details…
>> New blog entries:
• Lesson: November Wind – Jane Rothfield waltz scored for violin, viola, cello
• Fiddling Demystified – new sample pages and a new introduction,
• Naming the Band
• Lesson: Louis Beaudoin tunes.
>> Updated Great Groove Band page with summer 2014 images.