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13th Annual Fiddle Fest Fun

Peat in the Creel
Peat in the Creel

Night of fun filled traditional fiddle folk music had some great moments and really great music provided by The Mona Shores Middle Fiddlers, Mona Shores Fiddlers, and Peat in the Creel.

The Mona Shores Middle Fiddlers played their first concert of the year highlighting some really young talent coming up in the Fiddle program. Director Nick Mosely was even able to recruit the exciting return of Mr. Timothy Staudacher on guitar.

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The Mona Shores Fiddlers are at full stride with a 2014-15 year of performances at Michigan Irish Festival, WoodTV’s eightWest, and Muskegon’s Farmer Market to name a few. The Mona Shores Fiddler’s debut a exciting original tune Vespers Jig by Dale Liddle (Guitar) and Greg Beaudoin (Banjo/Guitar).

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A Thank You to Walk the Beat for sponsoring the afternoon Walk The Beatworkshop with Peat in the Creel for the Middle Fiddlers and the Fiddlers. A BIG Thank you to the talented and amazing Peat in the Creel our featured guests, for a fun filled educating afternoon for the students and entertaining the rest of us with the traditional Celtic music.

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Electrify Your Strings

On Friday December 12, 2014 Several of our Mona Shores High School & Middle School orchestra members had the chance to participate in the Mark Wood’s Electrify Your Strings with Muskegon High School Orchestra. Mlive reports:

Wood, an original member of the Multi-Platinum-selling Trans-Siberian Orchestra and creator of the revolutionary Viper electric violin, has worked with Celine Dion, Lenny Kravitz and Billy Joel, among others.

The Friday night concert was more of a rock concert and full of energy. Vega Goorman and Jason Fitzpatrick were featured performers in a couple of songs. Jason put down his instrument to the Viper for a spin for his featured spot. Mr. Mosely even got in on the fun. Question of the night is who had more fun the audience or the players?

Here are a few shots of the fun.

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