12901 Town Commons DriveGermantown, MD, 20874
For ages 13 through adults who have been playing the violin/fiddle and are interested in learning for the first time, or furthering their experience with traditional fiddle styles. This class includes both reading music and learning by ear, identifying and being able to play different types of music within the genre (jigs, reels, hornpipes, waltzes, etc.) exercises for speed, dexterity, and bowing, memorization, the basics of back up, harmonizing, and improvisation.
Prerequisites: The student must be able to play and read music well with quarter and eighth notes/rests in 1 and 2 sharps. Each student will need a violin and bow, "The Fiddler's Fake Book" by David Brody, an electronic tuner, metronome, recording device (phone apps for these are fine) and a 3-ring binder for handouts.
12901 Town Commons Drive
Germantown, MD 20874
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