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UPDATED 09/03/2021

An advanced and intermediate fiddle class will have TWO sessions in Fall, 2022. Other class levels will not be held until early 2022. Email russell@riverfolk.org if you are interested in any level.

NOTE: Registration for all classes at Blackstone River Theatre will require valid proof of full COVID-19 vaccination. Masks will also be required to be worn in the class setting. By attending a Blackstone River Theatre class, you are voluntarily assuming all risks related to exposure to COVID-19. Please email russell@riverfolk.org with questions or concerns and to provide proof of vaccination. Class will be held in large main hall room which will have an open door.

Students must bring: own fiddle and bow, a music stand, and a recording device. Both playing by ear and some sight reading will be included. Players will be placed in all classes by the instructor's evaluation of skill level. Prepayment necessary!

Fiddle Classes Session 1 (4-weeks) $  80.00 per session
ADVANCED FIDDLERS will be on TUESDAYS, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. (75-minute class)
DATES: September 14, 21, 28, October 5
 
INTERMEDIATE FIDDLERS will be on THURSDAYS, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m.  (75-minute class)
DATES: September 16, 23, 30, October 7
 
Fiddle Classes Session 2 (5-weeks) $100 per session
ADVANCED FIDDLERS will be on TUESDAYS, 7:00 - 8:15 p.m. (75-minute class)
DATES: October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16
 
INTERMEDIATE FIDDLERS will be on THURSDAYS, 7:30 - 8:45 p.m. (75-minute class)
DATES: October 21, 28, November 4, 11, 18
 
Sign up and pay for one session at a time or for both! 
FALL CLASSES WILL BE FOR INTERMEDIATE AND ADVANCED LEVEL FIDDLERS ONLY. If you have any questions about which level you should attend or IF you should be in either class at this time, please email Cathy directly so she can make that determination and THEN register with me!

Cathy Clasper Torch is a multi-instrumentalist whose primary focus is fiddle/violin and piano. She combines her early classical training with love of improvisation and music of all genres and cultures. Cathy records and performs in the area with numerous bands and musicians including the Atwater-Donnelly Trio, The Gnomes, and Shelley Katsh. She released her first solo CD in 2011. Visit www.cathyclasper-torch.com

HOW TO REGISTER 
So we can be assured of meeting the minimum needed to hold any of our class offerings, BRT NEEDS PRE-PAYMENT AT LEAST 3 DAYS BEFORE THE START OF ANY CLASS (and hopefully sooner!) or we'll need to cancel at that time.
If you are interested in a fiddle class, please:
1. E-mail russell@riverfolk.org to pre-register and then,
2. Put a check payable to Blackstone River Theatre in the mail ASAP to: Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864