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**Registration Full** Fiddle 1B for Kids 7 – 8yrs – Malia Furtado

April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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

Fiddle 1B for Kids Ages 7 – 8yrs
Instructor: Malia Furtado
Level: Advancing Beginner
Age: 7 – 8yrs

Description: This class is a continuation of Fiddle 1A. Students will learn new tunes, a little harder than the first, and in new keys. Students will also learn new skills for playing with others, beginning with basic long-bow back-up, listening for chord changes, starting a tune with “taters” and ending them with “shave and a haircut.”

passing jam will be held for 15mins after each kid’s 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: Fiddle 1A or equivalent, such as playing all the Twinkle Variations independently with steady rhythm.

What Students will Leave this class having learned:

  • Tunes: Cripple Creek, Cluck Old Hen, Two Dollar Bill  (core curriculum; and any other tunes students/instructors select)
  • Technique: finger positioning for playing G natural and C natural
  • Group playing skills: How to kick-off and end a tune (Taters + shave and a hair cut), playing with back-up, taking “breaks,” long bow accompaniment for chord changes, playing with back-up, playing in the keys of A, D, and G 

What students will need:

  • Functional fiddle (kids will need to be fitted for their instruments)
  • 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 2A

Mondays, 4/22/19 – 6/3/19
3:30pm – 4:15pm
*Registration Full
*Closed Memorial Day


April 22
3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
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