Category Archives: Fiddle

Intermediate Fiddle – Louise Steinway PM

This class is for students who feel comfortable playing a variety of basic fiddle tunes in a jam or on stage. Style/tunes taught: Canadian and American Old-time, Scottish and Bluegrass. Our objectives will be to help you expand your repertoire of standard fiddle tunes AND attempt a few challenge tunes.  The repertoire of standard tunes […]

Intermediate Fiddle – Sheila Wright – PM Class

Tunes will begin on a level comparable to Arkansas Traveler, Me & My Fiddle, Ramona Waltz, Dreamers Waltz, and Pig Ankle Rag. In addition to some great new tunes, we’ll also be learning more about bowing, triplets, positions, double stops, and adding “pizzazz” to your playing.  We’ll also touch on basic theory to help you […]

Lower Intermediate Fiddle – Sheila Wright – AM Class

Student should have a basic understanding of common fiddle tunes; like or similar to Tennessee Waltz, Swallowtail Jig, and Red Wing. I teach with notes, tab, and by ear.  I will teach some really fun tunes that can be mastered quickly and played at jams, as well as tunes that will require a bit more […]

Intermediate/Advanced Fiddle – Mabel Vogt – PM Class

Fiddlers with considerable  experience and familiar with many jam tunes will practice techniques for playing  tunes with less common chords, more advanced bowing patterns, double stops, 2nd or 3rd position, double shuffle or  variations on the melodies.  Sound recordings will be downloadable and transcriptions will be handed out, but not used in class. I’ll show […]

Intermediate Fiddle – Mabel Vogt – AM Class

Students will learn tunes in a variety of keys and styles, reviewing  scales and arpeggios based on the chord structure for each.  Sound recordings with backup will be available, as well as transcribed sheet music.   The written music won’t be used in class, since this is a valuable opportunity to practice learning “by ear”, […]

Advanced Beginning Fiddle – Leah Brass – PM Class

I like to teach tunes that highlight techniques that need to be learned. Playing on your finger tips, right arm levels, correct left and right hand positions are needed to make tunes sound the best they can. I will also cover tips on how to practice to get the most out of time spent. Tunes will […]

Beginning Fiddle – Leah Brass – AM Class

Let’s learn to LOVE the fiddle! We will cover correct right and left hand posture to get the most tone we can out of those little fiddles. Simple tunes will be taught as stepping stones to bigger and better tunes. Tunes will be given in tablature. A recording of tunes taught will also be given […]

Intermediate Fiddle – Louise Steinway – AM Class

This class is for students who feel comfortable playing a variety of basic fiddle tunes in a jam or on stage. Style/tunes taught: Canadian and American Old-time, Scottish and Bluegrass. Our objectives will be to help you expand your repertoire of standard fiddle tunes AND attempt a few challenge tunes.  The repertoire of standard tunes […]