We welcome new members and community involvement to support the continuous development of Old Tyme fiddlers and accompaniment. Our membership is made up of fiddlers and other musicians who play a variety of instruments and are drawn to the sound of old time fiddle music. While the Weekly jam circles are based in Edmonton, we include members from all over Alberta.
We have no set age criteria for membership, although members need to be 18 to vote at Association meetings. Membership runs from November 1 to October 31.
Two ways to apply:
If you are downloading the applicaton form, please mail your completed membership application form along with your membership fee (or pay online) for each new membership or renewal to:
Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association
#1588-5328 Calgary Trail Edmonton, AB T6H 4J8
WHY BECOME A MEMBER?
Members receive a quarterly newsletter which keeps them current with activities both within the Association and in the wider community. Members are entitled to a discount on purchases at several music stores in Edmonton by showing their membership card.
Members can apply for music camp bursary, with funding toward music camp fees for applicants who meet the criteria. Members will receive discounts on fees for special workshops and other events that are put on by the Association.
Members receive communication quickly about invitations to perform at gigs and events around the community.
MEMBERSHIP HAS ITS BENEFITS
Myhre’s Music offers no GST on all non-sale accessories
located at 8735 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton www.myhresmusic.com
Bella Music offers a discount of “up to 10%” on all purchases
Located at 11002 – 150 Street, Edmonton www.bellamusic.ca
Tan Violins offers a 5% discount on accessories and a 10% discount on all repairs when you show proof of membership. 8749 – 53 Avenue, Edmonton www.tanviolins.ca
Collector’s Corner (Mike Gilmore) offers a 10% discount on all supplies
Located at 15226 – 49a Street NW Edmonton. To arrange a visit, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 780-473-8322/ 780-266-9103
Present your membership card at any of these music stores in Edmonton and you can save dollars – now doesn’t that make sense!!