ASTA Presentation – Bach to the Folk Roots: Jamming in the Schools

Do you want include local fiddle styles and improvisation in your teaching, but don’t know where to start? Eclectic jam sessions are an inviting space to learn and already exist in your community. If you’re nervous about jumping in, join us to learn how to participate in community folk groups. We’ll cover proper jam session […]

ASTA Presentation – Classical Technique – Fiddle Mystique: Etudes Your Students will Love

There is a common perception that in order to captivate students with engaging music, one must compromise the rigor of the curriculum or technical etudes. While the classic etude books hold immense value and should not be discarded, we propose a harmonious blend of traditional etudes and lively fiddle tunes to teach technical skills. This […]