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 final session brought together the individual musicians for a bluegrass concert.

The entire series of six classes was filmed by Fred Robbins.


Presenter: Jerry Oland
Kalia Yeagle, fiddle

Presenters: Mary Doub, Mary Burdette, and Ruth Oxenberg

Presenter: David Angell
Joan Harrison, banjo

Presenter: Bill Keith
David Gandin, bass
Guest Performer: Jim Rooney

Korey Brodsky, guitar
Guest Performers: Alice & Mathilda Rosi Marshall

Andy Bing, dobro
Kalia Yeagle, fiddle



Founded in 1994 to knit together the bluegrass community of musicians and fans. The HVBA is chartered as a 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts and educational organization, we promote bluegrass and related acoustic music in the Hudson Valley through jam sessions, concerts, and open mics in conjunction with other not-for-profit organizations.

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