The Ashokan Center

Ashokan Music & Dance

Our mission is to support and promote preservation and innovation in traditional music and dance. Our goal is to help keep these traditions vital and accessible in a changing world by providing an environment that fosters the free exchange of ideas among passionate musicians and dancers of all ages.

Toward that end, we offer generous Work Exchange programs and Youth Pricing to allow people of all ages and economic levels to become part of the Ashokan community. We believe that traditional music and dance provides age-old ways to connect with the past, find self-expression in the present and bring people together, making the world a little better in the process.

We invite you to join us for a music and dance-focused weekend, a week-long educational  camp , or one of our performance-oriented  festivals and concerts , and social and traditional  dances  to live music.

If you’d like to see images of past events, there are several photographers who have captured moments at Ashokan events on digital film including  Stewart Dean  and  George Touchstone .
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The Ashokan Center
Jay Ungar Molly Mason
477 Beaverkill Road
Olivebridge, New York 12461
Texting: ASHOKANCENTER to 72727
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