Here is the latest addition to Bärenreiter’s Easy String Ensemble series. These six simple but catchy melodies are ideal for early ensemble training and for first concert performances.
Beloved as much for the way it sounds as the way it looks, the Hardanger is a stunning piece of folk art, reflective of a rural homeland in Norway.
If you’ve only ever taught face-to-face, making the switch teaching remotely can be daunting. But it can be both easy and cost-effective.
It's said that violin is for classical and jazz while fiddle is for folk, country, and bluegrass. but is that really true?
Mastering the different styles of fiddling requires the same deep immersion as language fluency, according to Alasdair Fraser. It’s not about simply learning sheet music, but speaking in a regional dialect on your violin.
As told to Greg CahillMegan Lynch Chowning is a seven-time national fiddle champion, touring musician, teacher, singer, and flat-footer. She was nominated ... Read More...
Learning old-time fiddle requires a lot of research with your ears open to the past. Here are 7 tips on learning how to play old-time fiddle.
By Patrick Sullivan Exact numbers aren’t really Darol Anger’s thing. But over some four decades as a musician and educator, the incredibly versatile fiddler has... Read More...
In this Celtic primer for classical players, learn classical vs. traditional bowing, plus three types of ornamentation, so you can capture the sound of Ireland.
By Greg Cahill | From the September-October 2020 issue of Strings magazine“I first became aware of Niel Gow after hearing an older fiddler friend play the ... Read More...