Fiddle Techniques

  • Amplify the Fiddle

    🎼 If you’re playing in a band, this video will be helpful for you to amplify your fiddle in the correct way to ensure the best possible sound. 👈 Return to fiddle techniques and resources

  • Playing by Ear

    🎼 While many folk players use sheet music to learn new tunes, it’s traditional to learn by ear. In this lesson, Chris talks through the benefits of both helping you to decide on what works best for you. 👈 Return to fiddle techniques and resources

  • Ornamentation

    🎼 It would be impossible to cover everything there is to no on ornamentation in just one lesson. However, in this lesson, Chris covers the basics to ornamentation skills, the various techniques and why they are so important to your folk fiddle playing. 👈 Return to fiddle techniques and resources

  • Fiddle or Violin?

    🎼 Is there a difference between violins and fiddles? Find out in this short snappy video by our resident fiddle teacher Chris. 👈 Return to fiddle techniques and resources

  • Playing in Sets

    🎼 If you want to further advance in your folk fiddling, you’ll likely want to learn to play in sets, particularly if you are joining a band. In this lesson, Chris takes you through the ins and outs of playing in sets. 👈 Return to fiddle techniques and resources