Fiddle – Beginner II (Teens/Adults) w/ Christen Hubbard (4-Weeks, In-Person @ Downtown)


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Instructor: Christen Hubbard

Level: Progressing Beginner

Age: Teens & Adults

4 weeks: Mondays, 9/12/22 – 10/03/22

6:45pm – 7:40pm

Classes will be held at our Downtown location (221 East Water Street).

Description: A continuation of Beginner I, this class will introduce 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.

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)
Shoulder rest
Notebook & pencil
Recording device optional

Next Level: Fiddle – Intermediate I


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Event Details

Day 1: September 12, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:25 p.m.

Day 2: September 19, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:25 p.m.

Day 3: September 26, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:25 p.m.

Day 4: October 03, 2022
Start time: 05:30 p.m.
End time: 06:25 p.m.

Start time: 06:45 p.m.

End time: 07:40 p.m.


221 Water St E
Charlottesville, VA 22902


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