Weiser Workshop – Essential Improvisation

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

I'm really looking forward to teaching workshops again at the National Old Time Fiddler's Contest again this year. On Wednesday, I will be teaching Essential Improvisation. We will cover how to improvise as a fiddler. This workshop covers how to go from playing the melody to really making a tune your own. Core material is at […]

Weiser Workshop – Practical Music Theory

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

The Magic behind the Music. This workshop covers the basics of music theory, and how you can apply them to playing music. Topics covered include the physics of music, chord changes, the circle of 5ths, chord relationships, the Nashville Numbering System, and more. Bring your instrument, because there will be opportunities to play. Core material is […]

$20

Weiser Workshop – Twin Fiddling

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

Making music is more fun when you are doing it with a friend. Twin fiddling is a fun and important part of the fiddling tradition. This workshop will teach the participants the basics of twin fiddling - how to harmonize, and how to play  lead when someone is harmonizing with you. It will also cover […]

$20

Weiser Workshop – Twin Fiddling

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

Making music is more fun when you are doing it with a friend. Twin fiddling is a fun and important part of the fiddling tradition. This workshop will teach the participants the basics of twin fiddling - how to harmonize, and how to play  lead when someone is harmonizing with you. It will also cover […]

$20

Weiser Workshop – Essential Improvisation

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

I'm really looking forward to teaching workshops again at the National Old Time Fiddler's Contest again this year. On Thursday, I will be teaching Essential Improvisation. We will cover how to improvise as a fiddler. This workshop covers how to go from playing the melody to really making a tune your own. Core material is at […]

$20

Weiser Workshop – Improvisation Essentials

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

This workshop covers the basics of improvisation. It will establish fundamental concepts that will help you become an improviser (or a better improviser). And there will be opportunities to try it out in a low stress environment. Core material is at an intermediate level, but this workshop is appropriate for all levels. Topics covered include, […]

$20

Weiser Workshop – Practical Music Theory

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

Theory is the Magic behind the Music. This workshop covers the fundamentals of music theory, and how you can apply them to playing music. Topics covered include where did our scale come from, how do chords work, chord changes, the circle of 5ths, chord relationships, the Nashville Numbering System, and more. Core material is at […]

$20

Weiser Workshop – Improvising in Fiddle Tunes

National Oldtime Fiddler's Contest 690 W Indianhead Rd, Weiser, ID

This workshop covers how to improvise as a fiddler in fiddle tunes. This workshop will show you how to go from playing the melody to really making a tune your own. Techniques covered include chord structure, arpeggiation, passing tones, accidentals, and more. Bring your fiddle and your questions. This workshop is interactive. This workshop will […]

$20