Instructor: Lucian Parker
Location: To be determined
Price: $144 (this price includes 4 hours of classes each day, lunch each day, and more singing and jamming opportunities)
Age: 10 & up
Difficulty: Beginner - no previous experience playing a stringed instrument is required
Class size: 12 maximum
Take home: Students will learn:
How to tune the fiddle, hold the bow and play several scales
How to play a few basic fiddle tunes and familiar songs that build confidence
Bowing exercises and techniques to help make practice at home most effective
How to play the fiddle with other musicians
Notes: Please bring a fiddle and bow that are in good, playable condition. All Singing Bird Music School classes will focus on learning music “by ear” (the listen and repeat method). It is not necessary for students to know how to read music. Some handouts, chord charts and lyrics may be provided but the reading of formal music notation will not be taught.
Prerequisites: This class welcomes beginning musicians. No previous experience playing a stringed instrument is required. Musicians who have some experience playing fiddle and want to review the basics are also welcome to participate.
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