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Fiddle – Beginner II for Kids (Age 9-12) w/ Anna Weddington (Fall Session, In Person @ Downtown)

$192.00

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Description

Instructor: Anna Weddington
Level: Progressing beginner
Age: 9 – 12

Fall Session I (8 weeks), Wednesdays, 8/17/22 – 10/05/22

5:30pm – 6:15pm

All classes will be held at our Downtown location (221 East Water Street). Please use the 3rd Street entrance.

Description: This class is a continuation of Fiddle – Beginner I. 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.”

Prerequisites: Fiddle – Beginner I or equivalent, such as playing all the Twinkle Variations independently with steady rhythm

What students 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

Special materials/information:
Functional fiddle
Kids need to be fitted to their fiddles – (link to shops that do this?)
Fiddles should have: bridge, strings, sound post, and all tuning pegs intact
Bow (with all the hair)
Resin
Shoulder rest
Tuner
Notebook and pencil

Event Details

Day 1: August 17, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 2: August 24, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 3: August 31, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 4: September 07, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 5: September 14, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 6: September 21, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 7: September 28, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Day 8: October 05, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:15 p.m.

Start time: 05:30 p.m.

End time: 06:15 p.m.

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221 Water St E
Charlottesville, VA 22902

434-806-7062

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