Evolution of Bluegrass 2016

In our third go-around, David Gandin, representing the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association, presented six classes at The Center for Lifetime Study held at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie. Fred Robbins was there to capture all of the classes and the fabulous … Read More

Bluegrass At Marist CLS

In the Spring of 2012, HVBA ran a six-week class for Marist College’s Center for Lifetime Study on The Evolution of Bluegrass, which proved to be a smash hit. CLS is a continuing-education program for seniors, with courses ranging from … Read More

Evolution of Bluegrass 2014

After the success of Evolution of Bluegrass in 2012, the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association and The Center for Lifetime Study teamed up, once again, to present Evolution of Bluegrass 2014. Eric Rosi-Marshall was the class presenter and Fred Robbins videotaped … Read More

Evolution of Bluegrass 2012

In the Spring of 2012, the Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association and The Center for Lifetime Study, Marist College’s peer-lead education program for indiviuals 55 years and older, presented Evolution of Bluegrass. There were six sessions with speakers and featured musicians. The … Read More

Special Consensus Delights All

  It was a special Special Consensus Day in Poughkeepsie on Friday, February 11, 2011.  The students and faculty of Oakwood Friends School were treated to a concert and a presentation of bluegrass music by Greg Cahill, Rick Faris, Dave … Read More

Bluegrass in The Schools-2009

With a Grant from the Dutchess Arts Council in 2009, the HVBA presented an educational program for the Poughkeepsie Day School. Click on each icon to view the videos filmed by Fred Robbins.   About the Grant  

Pilot Program Soars Off The Ground

  An HVBA dream has been realized!  Our first foray into the public schools began today at the Highland High School in Highland, NY.  With the support of the HVBA, Highland HS, and grant writer, Ted Ansbacher, along with some … Read More