Participate in the 28th Annual Michigan State Championship Old-Time Fiddlers Contest

The Huron Township Applefest invites all fiddlers to participate in the 28th Annual Michigan State Championship Old-Time Fiddlers Contest on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 12:00 pm in New Boston, Michigan.

Fiddlers register at 11:00 am and draw for places at 11:30 am.  There is a $10.00 registration fee. Contestants will be required to play a waltz, a schottische, a jig and a reel, all in a manner suitable for Michigan-style old-time dancing.  Contestants will be judged on timing/tempo, intonation, expression and repertoire. Complete rules can be found at the Applefest website.

http://huronapplefest.com/fiddlers-contest/

For more information, contact Jim McKinney at 734-753-8863 or stringtet@charter.net

Fiddlers make sweet music at contest

The sweet strains of violins filled the air during Huron Township’s recent Applefest.

Fiddlers were making beautiful music during the 27th annual Michigan State Championship Old-Time Fiddlers Contest, one of the Applefest’s longtime featured events.

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