Top Fiddle Tunes in Your List

Your Fiddle Tune Repertory

How you choose your fiddle tunes can be very personal, or it may be a matter of necessity. I still recommend to my students that they choose tunes that are well known for at least 80% of their fiddle tune repertory. Below is an explanation of my current…

Favorite Fiddle Tunes and Why I Keep Coming Back to Them

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Wood Violin Bow or Carbon Fiber Composite

Decision Factors for Wood or Carbon Fiber Bow

One way to choose a wood bow or a carbon fiber composite bow is to get both. The way the price on carbon fiber bows has dropped, it’s an easier move than you might think.

The first carbon fiber bow I got was about $200. A substantial chunk of change at the time, but less than a … Read more

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Fiddle Instruction in Homeschooling

How Fares Fiddling in Homeschools?

 

Are homeschoolers getting good fiddle instruction? This question came up in a recent discussion about homeschool music. I researched the question by putting first one term then another into Google. The first was “music education in homeschool” The second was simply “fiddle homeschool.”

Music education in homeschool was first because I wanted the big picture. What part does … Read more

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