Updated - January 24th 2007  

INTERESTING LINKS

MUSIC IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORK

   

www.Rochesterharpist.com

ROXANNE ZIEGLER'S website with information on lessons, harp rentals, playing for weddings, music clips and more.

www.irishrochester.org

The quickest way to find out whats going on in the Irish community and the Irish music scene in Rochester. Ceilidhs, dances, concerts and sessions are all listed here with contact information.

www.drumcliffedance.com

The home website of the talented Drumcliffe Dancers under the direction of Eddie Murphy and Michael Galvin. Details of dance performances, trips, raffles and more are listed.

www.dadybros.com

Here's the best way to keep up with Rochester's busiest Irish duo. Concert dates, tours, and more are listed.

www.tedmcgraw.com

Ted McGraw is a historian of Irish music, and an expert at sound restoration on old recordings. He also buys and sells vintage recordings,and hosts two radio shows,

www.rochesterboyschoir.org/

This stellar group of young singers is always looking for new members - boys with unchanged voices who love to sing. Their schedule of performances, tour and audition dates are listed here.

www.hochstein.org

The Hochstein School of Music and Dance is central to the healthy musical life of Rochester New York. Check here for all kinds of lessons, as well as performances.

http://www.erschools.org/Teachers/Gowman

/celticmusicsoc/links.htm

Under the direction of Mark Gowman, East Rochester students have learned to love and play Celtic music. They have received many honors and recorded one CD. Their touring schedule is listed here, along with lots of information on the educational philosophy behind the group.

http://www.goldenlink.org

Golden Link Folksinging Society holds a weekly sing-a-long on Tuesday evenings, sponsors an annual festival, and holds a series of concerts every year. Mitzie Collins was one of the founding mothers of Golden Link more than 35 years ago.

   
   

INTERESTING LINKS

INSTRUMENTS

www.ardiesdulcimers.com

A great gathering of information about the hammered dulcimer. Also an excellent collection of photographs of historical hammered dulcimer

   
   
   

INTERESTING LINKS

FESTIVALS AND CAMPS

www.cdss.org

This wonderful organization runs camps at three sites every summer, sponsors dances and concerts nationwide, and has a bookstore full of valuable resources. Here you can learn all about English and American dancing and singing. Several of the camping weeks are for families. I can't recommend this enough.

www.HOTAFEST.org

This will be a memorable festival - particularly geared to dulcimer lovers - from August 11 to August 13th. It will be held at the Bradford, Pennsylvania, Campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Among other performers will be Sterl Van Arsdale, Jim KImball, Mitzie Collins, Kendra Ward.