Conversation Station

"Growing up in Vermont encouraged an attitude of independence combined with that of a closely knit community." Sam Amidon Meet
Sam Amidon
Fiddler, composer, and college student

Sam Amidon was born and raised in Brattleboro in a family of professional folk musicians.
His new music incorporates Vermont and
world folk traditions, rock, and jazz.


Young Sam on violinSam with his family

To begin your conversation, choose a question below and push the button to begin.

click here! Does being a Vermonter affect your music making?

click here! What is your family's musical heritage?

click here! Would you share a piece of traditional music with me?

click here! What does your new music sound like?


Music courtesy of Amidon Music and Assembly.

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