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Teaching this winter at
Belfast Dance Studio, private lessons
Downtown Rockland, private lessons

* Parent-Child Ages 3½-5
* Children Ages 6 & Up
* For Adults, Coaching in Technique & Phrasing
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Experience as a Montessori student & Montessori assistant teacher, & years of leading children's dance classes, guide Hope's creative & engaging teaching style.

She has been teaching, composing & performing in Maine since 2001, incorporating folk techniques & tunes from local traditional musicians, along with her training in classical violin.

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Saturday, November 29 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Informal concert of Hope Hoffman's new folk melodies

Free, at The Lupine Cottage
7 Old Searsport Road (Route 1)
Belfast, Maine 04915
Just north of downtown over the bridge

Hoffman's original Maine fiddle tunes are featured on a series of illustrated sheet music note cards and on 4 CDs, sold online and at Lupine Cottage.


In addition to traditional tunes and songs, Hope shares her original fiddle and viola tunes and often-comic storytelling about the farming, winterizing and neighborly adventures which inspire them.

Hope's live CDs
can be purchased at concerts,
from Maine retailers,
& online
including single-track downloads

"Pure New England fiddle music, proud of its rural past, relishing the present ... the feeling of a warm kitchen above a well-stocked root cellar ... The performances are inviting, warm, energized and straight ahead, with a bit of mischief thrown in." - Greg Boardman


Maine Contra Dance CD

Field recordings of fiddler Hope Hoffman & guitarist Jim Berrier
playing at dances in Maine, warming up in old dance halls, and entertaining at a family dinner ... very "live" and full of fun, comedy and adventure!

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Photos © Johnny Wechs & Ron St. Jean