Fancy Fiddles Sneak-Peek for Educators 

Monday, July 26 at 7 PM and 8 PM

Join us for this special evening for area music educators.  Robin Bloomberg of Baroque Violin Shop will present a special lecture and offer the opportunity for a sneak-peek of this new exhibition of “Fancy Fiddles”.  Enjoy a glass of wine (21+) and spend an hour with your colleagues and these beautiful instruments.

Please register in advance for the 7 PM or 8 PM session by emailing KickstART Farmington at info@kickstartfarmington.org with your name and time slot preference.

Violin 101 for Kids

Thursday, July 29th from 10-11:30 am

Ages 9+

A hands-on experience for kids, this introduction to the violin is for beginners or young student musicians.  Join us for your “very first violin class” taught by local orchestra teacher Robin Bloomberg of Baroque Violin Shop. All instruments will be provided.  No previous experience is required.  Join us for this fun, hands on musical adventure.

Please register in advance for this free class by emailing KickstART Farmington at info@kickstartfarmington.org with your name, phone number and email address and your child’s name and age.  Class size is limited to twelve.

Fancy Fiddles for Adults

Friday, July 30th from 7-9 PM

Have you always wondered what it might be like to play the violin?  Do you lurk in the background of those Instrument Petting Zoos for kids wishing you could get your hands on one? Join us for this hands-on experience for adults.  Robin Bloomberg will lead an in-depth discussion about Baroque Violin Shop’s unique collection of handmade one-of-a-kind instruments.  Learn about their provenance and have an opportunity to play some similar instruments.  You may not be ready to join the DSO by the end of the night, but you’ll certainly have a few party tricks to dazzle your friends and family!  Snacks and a glass of wine provided (21+).

Please register in advance for this free night out by emailing KickstART Farmington at info@kickstartfarmington.org with your name, phone number and email address.  Session size is limited to twelve adults.

Fiddling Around with Baroque Violin Shop… for Kids

Saturday, July 31st, from 10-11 am

Ages 9+

Join us for a Saturday morning jam session at the Kickstart Gallery and Shop.  All instruments and instruction will be provided.  Join us for a morning of singing, percussion and fiddles.  No experience necessary… in fact, we kind-of prefer it that way!

Please register in advance for this free event by emailing KickstART Farmington at info@kickstartfarmington.org with your name, phone number and email address and your child’s name and age.  Jam Session size is limited to twelve.

Fiddling Around with Baroque Violin Shop… for Adults

Saturday, July 31st from 7-9 PM

Come spend an evening and jam with us at the KickstART Gallery and Shop.  Bring your fiddles, penny whistles, guitars, mandolins, or…whatever!  We’ll teach some tunes by rote but sheet music will also be available.  All levels of musicians are encouraged to join us for this musical, judgement-free night of fun and merry-making!  Join us for snacks and a glass of wine (21+)…we all sound a little better that way anyway! Come make music with your friends, old and new!

No reservation required.