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Fiddle for Violinists with Malia Furtado
May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 12:55 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 30, 2019
Description: Calling all adventurous young violinists who might like to try their hand at a few fiddle tunes! This class will explore a few traditional fiddle favorites – some Old Time, Bluegrass, and maybe even something a little bluesy. Students will also learn how to “chop,” play “taters,” end a tune with “shave and a haircut.”
Prerequisite: Have completed Suzuki Violin Bk 1 (or equivalent). Equivalent skills include 1 1/2 – 2 years of playing experience.
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)
- Shoulder rest
- Notebook & pencil
- Recording device optional