Julia Hartman, Fiddler & Organizer
Julia Hartman Fiddle, Baritone Fiddle; All Bands Listed. Julia plays for non-profits, private parties, special events and several English Country Dance & Contra Dance series. Julia studied classical violin performance with a former Assistant Concertmaster of the Boston Symphony. She holds a Music BA and from Columbia Business School, an MBA . (NYC)
DMA ABD from the Juilliard School and an MBA from Columbia Business School. (NYC)
Dominique Gagné, Flute, Piccolo, Piano, Hand Percussion. Bands: Gotham Carnival. Dominique plays English & Contra dances, as well as Brazilian & Latin Jazz clubs. Winner-National Flute Association Jazz Flute Master class competition 2013. Festival Performances: Champlain Valley Folk Festival, Burlington Discover Jazz Festival. Flute studies with principal of the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra. Dominique holds a Masters in jazz composition & arranging from UMass Amherst and a Masters in studio jazz writing from UMiami.
Sue Polansky, Clarinets. Bands: Lady Jane’s Delight. Sue has played with the Danbury Symphony Orchestra, in off broadway musicals, with GardenVariety & Hudson crossing. She currently plays with English folk dance bands- Serendipity,Tidly Pom, Caliope. Sue is a music therapist at the Hallen school and has a Music B.A & Masters (Danbury, CT)
Norma Castle, flute and percussion. Bands: Gotham Gals. Norma is known for her lyrical flute sound and spirited percussion. She has made 3 CD’s and toured to Japan, England, Canada, and California. Norma plays for several English Country Dance series and is a longtime member of The Flying Romanos. (Westchester, NY)