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The Morpeth Rant

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Download Score By downloading this music, you agree to the Terms & Conditions. Difficulty: Intermediate Genre: Traditional The tune is attributed to William Shield (1748- 1829) from Swalwell, Northumberland, northern England, but in the great tradition of folk music, he probably was not the composer as it is now believed that he appropriated his tunes.[1]https://tunearch.org/wiki/Annotation:Morpeth_Rant_(1) […]

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This Month's General and District Reports

Fiddle Camp Updates!

As I write this, we are at 60% capacity.  That means there is still room for you to get your registration in for Camp.  Log into the WOTFA.org website and there will be a link on the right for registration.  Those with scholarships, please don’t wait till last minute.  You do NOT have a guaranteed spot […]

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District 2

Spring has sprung, the flowers are blooming – some of them, anyway – and suddenly we are facing a plethora of events featuring traditional American music.  This weekend will see the return of the Northwest Regional Fiddle Contest.  Two weeks later, we will be in Chewelah for the Fiddlers on the Peak contest, hoping that […]

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District 3

Had a great time at the Jam Session on the 29th @ the Eagles (Wenatchee Eagles Lodge #204 ~ 1208 N. Wenatchee Ave. Wenatchee, WA). It was nice to see our friends again, some back from vacation in Florida, others from winter homes in Arizona, people from Moses Lake and some members that were not […]

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District 4

Dear Fiddlers, District 4 has been without an active secretary for about 3 months, but have now voted in: David Andersson <anderssoncrossborder@gmail.com> and his friend Kevin, both from Bellingham, to share that role. Sarah and Carol shared about the April Sedro Wooley playout and Mount Vernon Jam. At S/W, it was nice that we had […]

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District 5

We will hold our last meeting for the season on Saturday, May 21st at the Kitsap Square Dance Association – 6800 W. Belfair Valley Road, Bremerton.  Tune learning will begin at 11:00, followed by the business meeting at noon, and jamming until 2:30. The first Thursday evening jam at the Salmon Center classroom in Belfair […]

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District 6

Hello folks!  District 6 has been plugging steadily along during the last half of March and first part of April.  We have a good core of members who have stepped up to play at the playouts.  These have all been well received by the audiences.  Bernie Turner is keeping track of who is playing at […]

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District 8

Hi everyone, more and more opportunities to play music with us in Pierce County! Here are some of our ongoing activities: 3rd Sunday 2PM District 8 Meeting and Jam. We will meet May 15 at the Mid County Community Center (MCCC) 10205 44th Ave E, Tacoma, WA 98446. It’s easy to find behind the school […]

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District 9

Hi Everyone! For the month of May we will be having our usual 1st Friday meeting and jam on Friday, May 6th from 10 am-Noon at Faith Baptist Church, located at 436 Coal Creek Rd in Chehalis. To get to the church take I-5 to exit 79, then go EAST off the exit, that will […]

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District 11

District 11 held their April meeting and Jam on Easter Sunday, April 17th. We had fewer musicians and a smaller audience, but it was still a nice jam. We will be having two additional playouts in May, with one on May 9th at 2:00 at Columbia Crest in Moses Lake, and another on May 10 […]

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District 12

Monthly Meeting: 2nd Sunday at Trios Adult Day Services Building, 10 N. Washington St. Kennewick. (Enter at back) Doors open at 2:00PM for jamming; Finger potluck at 3:00, followed by short business meeting and more jamming. Monthly Playouts 1st Wednesday 6:00m PM. Hawthorne Court, 524 N Ely, Kennewick 2nd Wednesday 6:15PM. Guardian Angel, 245 Van […]

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District 15

Nothing to report – we haven’t started meetings yet but we’re working on possibly having a campout sometime this summer – perhaps June or July. We will start meetings again in September. […]

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District 16

We are having great jams on the 2nd & 4th Fridays each month; 5:30-10:00 pm – or when folks tire out. Come and go on your own schedule. The address is Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington, WA. We share a great variety of music with old-time tunes, bluegrass, swing and other […]

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From the Editor

Welcome again to the Evergreen Fiddler Newsletter. Since we’ve began this e-mailed paperless version of the newsletter there have been many additions, repairs and upgrades due in no small part to member feedback and technical imagination. There is much to see and to share now: courses on music theory, fiddle and banjo, newsletter archives, events […]

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Membership Renewal Time is Coming!

It is that time of year, folks […]

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From the Secretary

Happy Autumn and Happy WOTFA Election month to everyone! With the start of our “new year” of the Old Time Fiddlers, I have made it one of my personal missions to help start the recovery process on our membership. As I’m sure everyone has noticed, our membership numbers have taken a pretty sharp decline in […]

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Board Elects New Officers

The WOTFA board of directors elected two new officers at their Summer board meeting on August 12, 2021. […]

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WOTFA Summer Board Meeting

Summer Board Meeting […]

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Fiddle Camp Cancelled

It is with a huge lump in the back of my throat that I tell you, Fiddle Camp 2021 has been cancelled.  I want to thank each and every one of you that registered and got your hopes up for camp this year.  All the notes of hope that were sent, truly were appreciated. With […]

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Washington Old Time Fiddlers Front Porch Jam

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WOTFA Front Porch Jam

Click here to register for the WOTFA Front Porch Jam. […]

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