Schedule

Intensive workshops and Master classes
Musical entertainment and open sessions for everyone
Concerts
Themed concerts
Dance
Musical chairs
Children’s festival

INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS AND MASTER CLASSES

All participants will have access to three experienced instructors: for intermediate and advanced violin performance and guitar accompanying. Registration for two days of workshops gives access to the Friday Pass (dance, opening concert and open sessions).

Thursday
1 pm – 1:30 pm Festival opening welcome
 1:30 pm – 6 pm Workshops
 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm Mini-concert/conference
 9:30 pm – 11 pm Jam Session
Friday
10 am – 3:30 pm Workshops
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm End of workshop session

More information, about the intensive workshops and the Master classes.

MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT AND OPEN SESSIONS FOR EVERYONE

One and all are invited to participate in the activities of the Tradorchestre. Bring your instruments! Violins, guitars, banjos, accordions, flutes, spoons…

Wednesday
12:15 pm – 1 pm Musical Entertainment Retirement Home Jean & Thomas de Grosbois
Thursday
2 pm – 3 pm Musical Entertainment Villa des Monts Willy Lemaistre, Alex Kehler
9:30 pm – 11 pm Open Session Salle AGP The Instructors
Friday
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm End of workshop session Salle AGP For Everyone
9:30 pm – 11:30 pm Open Session Salle AGP Alex Kehler
Saturday
10 am – 10:30 am Musical Entertainment Flea Market Tradorchestre
12 pm – 12:40 pm Open Session Exhibitor’s Village Tradorchestre
1 pm – 13:30 pm Musical Entertainment La Brouerie (Brewery) Tradorchestre
5 pm – 6 pm Open Session Exhibitor’s Village Pascal Gemme
9:30 pm – 11 pm Open Session Salle AGP Pascal Gemme
Dimanche
10 am – 10:30 am Musical Entertainment Le Cafetier Tradorchestre
12 pm – 12:40 pm Open Session Exhibitor’s Village Tradorchestre
1 pm – 1:30 pm Musical Entertainment À L’Abordage (Brewery) Tradorchestre
3:30 pm – 5 pm Open Session Exhibitor’s Village Pascal Gemme

CONCERTS

This year, morning and evening concerts with feature the festival’s invited artists. The free afternoon concerts will present the invited ensembles as well as shorts excerpts from solo artists. Additionally, during the afternoon, there will be Themed Concerts and Master Classes.

Friday
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Opening Concert Main Tent Yann Falquet, Nathalie Hass / David Kaynor, Alex Kehler / Trad sur Mesure
Saturday
10 am – 11:45 am Morning Concert Salle AGP Jasmine Xu / Soulwood / Laura Risk, Nicholas Williams
1 pm – 5 pm Afternoon Concert Main Tent Artists and Guests of the Festival*
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Feature Concert Main Tent David Kaynor, Nicholas William  / Éric Favreau, Paul Marchand / Alexis Chartrand, Yann
Falquet
Sunday
10 am – 11:45 am Morning Concert Salle AGP Pierre Chartrand, Alexis Chartrand and Paul Marchand / Quatuor: Risk, Falquet, Williams, Hass
1 pm – 3:30 pm Afternoon Concert Main Tent Artists and Guests of the Festival*

*Artists and Guests of the Festival: Tarcolen, Red River Trio, Marie-Jeanne Brousseau and Young Tradition Vermont.

THEMED CONCERTS

New this year, these concerts will bring together masters of their instruments, taking turns playing melodies from their specific repertoire. These sessions often result in new and unexpected ensembles.

  • Plucked Strings: Guitar, banjo, mandolin, bouzouki… Yann Falquet, Willy Lemaistre, Jean Desrochers, Paul Marchand, Thomas De Grosbois
  • The Festival Fiddlers 1: Pascal Gemme, Eric Favreau, Jasmine Xu, Nicolas Babineau, Nathalie Hass
  • The Festival Fiddlers 2: Alex Kehler, Laura Risk, Véronique Plasse, David Kaynor
  • The Accordions: Robin Beech, Yann Falquet, Marie-Jeanne Brousseau, Justin Bell, Nicolas Williams
  • Dance Workshop: Square, cotillon, contra dance, quadrille
Saturday
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Plucked Strings Salle AGP Paul Marchand
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm The Festival Fiddlers 1 Salle AGP Pascal Gemme
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm The Accordions Salle AGP Yann Falquet
Sunday
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Dance Workshop Salle AGP Pierre & Alexis Chartrand
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm The Festival Fiddlers 2 Salle AGP Alex Kehler

DANCE

This year, in addition to two traditional dances, there will be a children’s dance at the Children’s Festival. This event will feature a jig and a dance workshop (quadrille, cotillion, square and contra dance) led by the great master of Quebec traditional dance, Pierre Chartrand.

Friday
7:30 pm – 11:30 pm Traditional Dance Town Hall Call: Donald Dubuc
Music: Pascal Gemme, Eric Favreau, Paul Marchand
Saturday
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm Children’s Dance Baptist Church Call: Donald Dubuc
Music: Véronique Plasse, Jean Desrochers
7:30 pm – 11 pm Stories, Dance Town Hall Call: Pierre Chartrand
Story: Daniel Haché
Music: Soulwood, Marie-Jeanne
Brousseau
Sunday
10 am – 10:40 am The Morning Concert Jig Salle AGP Pierre & Alexis Chartrand, Paul Marchand
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Dance Workshop Salle AGP Pierre & Alexis Chartrand

MUSICAL CHAIRS

Bring your instrument and share your personal repertoire with everyone. Register (online or at reception) and you can introduce everyone to YOUR music. Cameras and recording devices are heartily recommended.

Sunday
1:15 pm – 3:15 pm Amateur Performers Baptist Church Catherine Planet