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**SOLD OUT** Fiddle – Beginner II (Tuesdays) with Malia Furtado

Jan 7 @ 5:30 pm - 6:25 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Mar 24, 2020

$107 – $312
Instructor: Malia Furtado
Level: Progressing Beginner
Age: Teens & Adults
Price: $312 for 12 weeks
Tuesdays, 1/7/20 – 3/24/20
5:30pm – 6:25pm
*No classes on 1/20 for MLK Day and 3/29 – 4/5 for Spring Break

Description: This class is a continuation of Beginner I. This class will introduce beginner students to new bowing patterns techniques such as simple 2 and 3-note slurs and common bowing patterns. We’ll also explore some different types of tunes such as waltzes and will continue to build group playing skills by learning to play long-bow back up and simple chord changes.

 A few times throughout the semester, this class will join other beginner classes to hone group playing skills such as chopping and playing with accompaniment.

Prerequisite: Fiddle – Beginner I or equivalent. Equivalent might include the ability to play a few very simple tunes at a slow but consistent tempo. Feel free to ask for guidance regarding placement before registering.

What Students will Leave this class having learned:

  • Tunes: 8th of January, Tombigbee Waltz, and Faded Love (additional material may also be included or used instead)
  • Technique: 2 and 3-note slurs, basic bowing patterns such as the “bum-ditty” shuffle and introduction to a slow Nashville Shuffle
  • Group playing skills: long bow accompaniment with chord changes

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)
  • Rosin
  • Shoulder rest
  • Tuner
  • Notebook & pencil
  • Recording device optional

Next Level: Fiddle – Intermediate I

If paying in full doesn’t work for your budget, you can pay in monthly installments.  Pay for your first month below, and we’ll send an invoice for the remaining payments.


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Jan 7
5:30 pm - 6:25 pm
$107 – $312
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