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Buffalo Bluegrass Youth Ensemble is a club open to any student 11 – 20 who play violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, mandolin, 5 string banjo or Dobro. They play songs by Bluegrass pioneers like Bill Monroe, Flatt and Scruggs, Ralph Stanley and Jimmy Martin, and also play music by newer bluegrass influenced artists like Nickel Creek, Old Crow Medicine Show and the Grateful Dead. Instrumentally music choices include traditional Irish and American Fiddle music that has entered the mainstream of American string music.
Public performances may range from appearances in Farmers Markets, Fairs and museums.
The group is run by former Director of the Frontier Central Fiddlers, Mark Panfil. He is a retired public school music teacher, member for the Music in the Schools committee and Foundation for Bluegrass Music in the IBMA (International Bluegrass Music Association).