Mountain Quickstep Arts-in-Education Programs

As performing and teaching artists we are dedicated to our arts-in-education programs – through American Heritage Music and Dance programs, we encourage students of all ages to discover their own music and dance talents and put them unselfconsciously on display!

Here’s a sampling of our educational programming:
FIDDLE TUNES, FOLK SONGS, AND FANCY FOOTWORK (Grades K-12)
AMERICAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL OF MUSIC AND DANCE (Grades K-5)
ROOTS OF AMERICAN MUSIC (Grades K-5 & Grades 6-12)
MASTER CLASSES AND LECTURE DEMONSTRATIONS (All ages)
•Classes and demonstrations are available:
•Traditional AmericanFiddling Styles & Techniques
•Banjo
•Mandolin
•Guitar
•Traditional American Singing
•Historical American Ballads
•Songwriting
•Traditonal American Stepdance
& Social Dances (Circles, Squares, Reels and Contradancing)

 Words of Appreciation

“Thank you for taking the time to offer our Chittick students a wonderful experience to experiment with the arts. I thoroughly enjoyed your small group workshops and our final assembly. Your skills with our students were excellent and they responded positively because of your warm approach.”
Dr. R. Wiener, Principal, East Brunswick (NJ) Public Schools

“I liked the part about the immigrants. The songs and instruments are so interesting.”
Jacob Middleton, 10, Greenfield Center (NY) Elementary School

“They let the music come to you so you can grasp it yourself. It’s neat!”
    Joseph Rosa, 11, Greenfield Center (NY) Elementary School

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