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Waltzing on Wednesday

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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Waltzing on Wednesday

Wednesday, May 29 at 4pm

Join fiddler Austin Scelzo for an afternoon of beautiful waltzes. Come to listen, play along, or dance in our beautiful space at the Granite.


Austin Scelzo actively records and performs with the Southern New England-based Bluegrass band, the Rock Hearts (615 Hideaway Records.) Austin is also an active bluegrass community advocate, creating and maintaining the performance venue “Bluegrass Coffeehouse” and launching the Connecticut Bluegrass Music Association.

He was selected as one of 25 candidates for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s “Leadership Bluegrass” after committing his work to performing and serving the bluegrass community. He was nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s “Mentor of the Year” in 2023. In 2024, the Connecticut State Government also named him the 2023 Connecticut Arts Hero, an award that “celebrates the remarkable contributions of Connecticut residents who have made a profound impact in, for, or through the arts.”

After four years as a Darien Public Schools Orchestra teacher, Austin decided to transition from a creative orchestra teacher to a musical entrepreneur. Austin now teaches privately, in person or virtually, offers online courses in creative string playing, harmony vocals, and country/bluegrass fiddle, and hosts Wernick Method group jam classes designed to get folks playing together right away.

Learn more about Austin here.


May 29
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


The Granite Church
5 N. Main Street
Redding, CT 06896 United States
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