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Fiddle 1A for Teens & Adults – Malia Furtado

May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until June 3, 2019

Fiddle 1A for Teens and Adults
Instructor: Malia Furtado
Level: Beginner
Age: Teens & Adults

Description: This introductory fiddle class for is perfect for first time fiddlers! Students will be taught foundational skills in technique, learn their first fiddle tunes, and be immersed in the culture of traditional music by learning to play with others in a fun, and positive environment.

passing jam will be held for 30mins after each core class for ukulele, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, and banjo players. Students will practice the skill they’ve learned in class and experience the joy of playing with others at a similar level in a group setting.

Prerequisite: None! This class will be starting students from scratch. Folks with a little prior experience but with only a tune or two under their belt may join this class as well.

What Students will Leave this class having learned:

  • Tunes: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Boil ‘em Cabbage Down (core curriculum; and any other tunes student/teachers select)
  • Technique: bow hold, fiddle hold, fingering hand position, playing posture
  • Group playing skills: playing with back-up, chopping, playing in the keys of A & D

What students will need:

  • Functional fiddle, size 4/4
  • Fiddles should have: bridge, strings, sound post, all tuners in tact
  • Bow (with all the hair)
  • Resin
  • Shoulder rest
  • Tuner
  • Notebook & pencil
  • Recording device optional

Next Level: Fiddle 1B

Mondays, 4/22/19 – 6/3/19
5:30pm – 6:25pm


May 20
5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
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The Front Porch


The Front Porch
221 E. Water Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Full Year Payment - Fiddle Beginner I for Teens/Adults$848.30
Trimester Payment - Fiddle Beginner I for Teens/Adults$364.00