Vermont
Profile Type: Artist
Artist
Dennis G. Waring

 

Dennis Waring is an ethnomusicologist, instrument maker, educator and performer. He offers his globally oriented productions through lecture presentations in colleges and universities as well as assembly programs and workshops in public schools. As a Master Teaching Artist, he was honored as Connecticut State Troubadour for 2003 and 2004.

 

Dennis has written six books on musical instruments and has traveled around the world two times by ship. His instrument making workshops for people of all ages is a signature activity and his DVD “From Trash To Tunes” has garnered international recognition. He invents and manufactures instruments of all kinds. Comfortable with all styles of music, Dennis preforms throughout the northeast with various music groups.

I Have Worked With

  • January 2006

    Hundreds of performances in schools, libraries, community centers, senior centers. Professional improvement for educators. Residencies. 

  • Artist

Contact Information

First Name: 
Dennis
Job Title/Position: 
Music
Mailing Address: 
82 Country Drive
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Physical Address: 
82 Country Drive
Brattleboro, VT 05301
Last Name: 
Waring
Phone: 
860-347-5354

About

Profile Type: 
Artist
Primary Discipline: 
Music - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Humanities - Anthropology
Humanities - Cultural Heritage
Multi-Disciplinary
Music - Children's
Music - Ethnic / World
Music - Folk
Music - Traditional
Visual/Crafts - Wood / Bark
Year Founded: 
1975
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
Families
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
School Groups
Teens
Youth-At-Risk
Institution/Business Type: 
Artists (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts Instruction / Lessons
Performance / Concert / Reading / Assembly
Consulting - Curatorial Services
Curriculum Development
Exhibitions
Manufacturing / Fabrication
Preservation / Conservation
Professional Development / Training
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Residency - Other
Wedding / Parties / Private Gatherings
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class / Presentation
Events Per Year: 
50
Seasons Active: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
Multi-County Region
State
Multi-State Region
National
International

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
Arts for Learning, Hamden, Connecticut
Wesleyan University
Awards: 
Connecticut State Troubadour, 2003-2004
Aurora International Award, Platinum Best of Show, DVD Production: From Trash To Tunes
I am on the following State Arts Agency Roster(s): 
Vermont Education Roster

Accessibility of Services

Access accommodations for people who use a wheelchair and have limited mobility

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
Various
Fee Range Minimum: 
$100
Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,000
State of Residence: 
Vermont
Minimum Number of Performers: 
1
Maximum Number of Performers: 
1

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Arts Integration - Science / Technology / Engineering
Music
Ages Served: 
Pre-Kindergarten-age
Elementary School-age
Middle School-age
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors
Certifications / Training: 
Doctor of Philosophy
Fee Range Minimum: 
$150
Fee Range Maximum: 
$1,000