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VT Institute of Celtic Arts: A Tribute to Robert Burns
Date: Saturday, January 22, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vermont's leaders in Scottish music have combined forces to create a new supergroup, Stravaigin, uniting our deep roots in the Highland and Hebridean traditions to create an innovative sound based very firmly in the music of our ancestors. Iain MacHarg has been leading Vermont's Scottish music scene for the last 20 years. He is the director of the Vermont Institute of Celtic Arts, Catamount Pipe Band and a member of Prydein. Dan Houghton is a talented piper, accompanist and a member of Cantrip, one of New England's most popular folk groups. Rachel Clemente is a former US National Scottish Harp Champion and graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Hazen Metro is a member of Prydein, Catamount Pipe Band and a graduate of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Joanne Garton is a fiddler, teacher and step dancer from Montpelier. Ian Gauthier and John Nowak are both long-standing members of Catamount Pipe Band. Stravaigin brings extremely exciting music to audiences everywhere who love traditional music.
This indoor event will be held on the Main Stage. Tickets are $20. With the health of our community in mind, patrons are expected to be vaccinated against COVID -19 and will be asked to show proof of vaccination, either with an original vaccination card, photocopy of the card, cell phone photograph, or verifiable health info PDA app. Alternately, attendees can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) performed within 72 hours of the show. In accordance with CDC recommendations and Vermont Department of Health regarding indoor spaces, masks are required.
Location: Highland Center for the Arts, Greensboro
Contact: Tiffany Quinn