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Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School

Presented by Folk Arts Center of New England at Thompson Island, Boston MA

Aug 10 - 16 2019
Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School

Boston Harbor Scottish Fiddle School is a residential music camp for all ages, instruments, and levels, with emphasis on traditional Scottish tunes for fiddle.

BHSFS presents you with an opportunity that is unique to fiddle camps:  a chance to enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings of Boston's Thompson Island, part of the Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, and at the same time enjoy Scottish music lessons with a world-renowned staff of teachers!  BHSFS is a nurturing community of people of all musical levels, united by a common interest and purpose. It is easy to make friends here through the variety of classes and other activities offered

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Adults                                                                            $875
Teens & Young Adults (ages 13-24)                        $775
Children (ages 12 and under)                                   $725
Companions (no classes)                                           $775
Single room surcharge                                               $175

 Folk Arts Center member discount                        ($25)

Camper fees include Saturday afternoon classes, dinner, and evening activities on the mainland, five nights in comfortable rooms on the island, all meals, music instruction, parties, concerts, and ferry service to and from Thompson Island.


Contact: 781-438-4387


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Related Event: On Tuesday, August 13, 2019 we will welcome visitors to Thompson Island for Visitors' Day, as we do every year.  Your friends and family are invited, for a small fee, and encouraged to join us on the island and enjoy the splendor of the surroundings and Scottish music that spans the spectrum from haunting airs to rollicking reels. 


Thompson Island

Boston Harbor, Boston, MA

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