Take a trip around the world and explore American, Nordic, and Irish fiddle styles with three of the Milwaukee area’s best instructors. Each week this rotating class will introduce you to stylistic elements of these fiddle traditions and will finish with a multi-style group discussion and jam session.
Round 2 may be available based on student demand.
Open to adult fiddle students (teens accepted with permission of instructor) who are new to folk music but are comfortable playing their instrument.
Recommended Pre-requisite Skills:
Minimum enrollment: 3 students. *students can pay their admin fee here.
Susan Nicholson's repertoire spans from Celtic to Delta blues and American old-time, and her innovative interpretations of traditional tunes span the centuries and defy categorization.
Vida Skrede has a background in the traditional music from Rogaland (South West of Norway), and has a master degree in Nordic folk music from the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm.
Maria Terres is a three-time All-Ireland qualifier and has taught fiddle to all ages since 1986. She's has also been a music director, composer and performer for the Milwaukee Repertory Theatre.
The fiddle class is a part of the School of Music program