Dedicated to building community through music, dance, art and heritage craft traditions
AlgomaTrad is dedicated to preserving and passing on traditional music, dance, arts and crafts that are part of our Canadian culture and heritage.
Every August since 2004 we have organized the week-long AlgomaTrad Family Music & Dance Camp that offers workshops and concerts in traditional music, dance, art and craft in an inter-generational and family-friendly environment on St. Joseph Island in Ontario (approximately 45-minutes southeast of Sault Ste. Marie).
Throughout the year our family band, The O’Schraves, performs concerts and plays for called dances.
AlgomaTrad presents two days of concerts, dances, and workshops by Master musicians and callers as part of an Irish Traditional Music and Dance Weekend, Friday and Saturday, February 5 & 6, 2016
Julie Schryer and Pat O’Gorman – founders and artistic directors of AlgomaTrad, as well as their family, the AlgomaTrad board and volunteers, thank all who attended the first dance of 2016. It was a fantastic evening of music and dance! The O’Schraves, Paul and Melika Lemelin and Ruby John played the tunes, Pat Reeser called, […]
AlgomaTrad Family Dances, Saturday, December 5, 2015, and Saturday, January 2, 2016
AlgomaTrad announces new development for the organization – involvement in developing a heritage arts center on the site of the old music camp with the help of new owners, Jel Coward and Rebecca Lindley, AlgomaTrad attendees since 2011.
Sault Ste Marie Scottish Country Dancers meet every Monday evening, 7Pm to 9Pm, at the Ben R McMullin Public School, 24 Paradise Avenue,Sault Ste.Marie,Ontario.