Members of Note
Mike Iverson is a member of the Pioneer chapter. Mike teaches banjo and is a member of the Blue Sage band.
The Utah Chapter maintains its own separate presence on the web on Facebook
The Hales Family are members of the Pioneer chapter and maintain a facebook channel where they perform. New content is added on a regular basis, so check back often.
The Old-Time Fiddlers Hall of Fame The Old-Time Fiddler’s Hall of Fame is a selected list of influential Old-Time Fiddlers.
Intermountain Acoustic Music Association IAMA) is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to the preservation, furtherance and spread of acoustic music, including bluegrass, British isles, folk, old-time and related musical forms.
Walnut Valley Festival of Winfield Kansas, hosts the national and international championships for guitar, mandolin, banjo and dulcimer.
Free Sheet Music
UOTF Starter Tunes Collection. This is a compilation of tunes, many hand written, from past and current members of the association.
Jay Buckey maintains an impressive library of music. Some of this is free, other material is purchase only. The link goes to the free library.
Original Dulcimer Players Club of Michigan, has compiled a list of old time and traditional tunes with midi files. Some of these tunes were composed by club members, and are so marked.
Squirrels’ Nest Live has a massive collection of sheet music (both in one huge file and also separated out into individual tunes) which have been played either at the Winfield Kansas and Evart Michigan festivals. This stuff is a mixture of Celtic and Old Time. Definitely worth checking out.
John Lamancusa of Penn State has complied an impressive list of tunes, with midi files.
Muse Score is a free music composition tool which runs on just about any computer platform. Music which has been typed in can be played back, which is a useful tool for those who are trying to learn to read sheet music.
The Way of the Fiddle is a collection of Old-Time tunes transcribed by ear from old recordings.
Fiddle Tunes from Bernie Waugh is a collection of books archived by Dartmouth University.
The Hitch ‘n Post Campground in Panguitch is our base camp for the entire Concert Tour. Call 1-800-282-9633 for reservations. For those that camp the whole nine days, Jodi and Randy Pouliot have given us a special rate. Check with organization president Jarl Jacobson or at the campground.
Wikipedia has an excellent article on the origins of our type of music. Well worth a few minutes to read.