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HIGHLIGHTED EVENTS

 

Great Irish tunes of the 20th Cent.

Jan. 5thA 4 part class

Led by Alden Robinson

Thru Maine Trad Music School

Tuesdays - 6p-7p EST

Scottish & Cape Breton Class

Jan. 12thA 6 part class

Led by Katie McNally

Thru Maine Trad Music School

Tuesdays - 7:30-8:30 EST

Build confidence on the fiddle

Jan. 31st - 8a EST

Led by Daniel Thorpe

Thru Celtic Connections

The Fiddler

in Question

Saturdays - 1/23-4/17

7 different fiddlers, 7 different styles

90 min. virtual workshop

Chestnuts - NE

Repertoire Class

Jan. 6thA 4 part class

Led by Emily Troll

Thru Maine Trad Music School

Wednesdays - 6p-7p EST

Mandolin

Workshop

Jan. 30th - 5:30a EST

Led by Laura-Beth Salter

Thru Celtic Connections

Tunes for

Cellos & Violas

Jan. 31st - 10:30a EST

Led by Emma Tomlinson

Thru Celtic Connections

Virtual Open

Mic Night

Every Tuesday

Virtually hosted by Club Passim, here is a great free space to share your music!

Online Irish

Repertoire Class

Jan. 7thA 4 part class

Led by Owen Marshall

Thru Maine Trad Music School

Tuesdays - 6p-7p EST

Tenor Banjo

Workshop (GDAE)

Jan. 30th - 8a EST

Led by Celine Donoghue

Thru Celtic Connections

Chris Thile

on Songwriting

Jan. 31st - 2p EST

Led by Chris Thile

A masterclass on

making records

Scottish Fiddle Workshops

Mondays-Fall/Winter

Thru BSFC

2p-3:30p EST

Celtic Accompaniment

Jan. 11thA 5 week class

Led by McKinley James 

& Dan Faiella

Tuesdays - 7p - email for details

Ukulele for confident players

Jan. 30th - 10:30a EST

Led by Finlay Allison

Thru Celtic Connections

Virtual Irish

Session

Feb. 4th - 8p-9:30p EST

Led by David Munnelly 

& Shane McGowan

Thru Tune Supply

Scottish Multi-Level

Workshops

Sundays - Fall/Winter

Beginner- 2p-3p

Intermed.- 3:15p-4:15p

 

REOCCURRING EVENTS

Mary O's 

Virtual Session

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Every Thursday -7:30p

Hosted by Tune Supply on YouTube - all are welcome!

Tunes 'n Stuff

led by Audrey Knuth

Violins

Mondays 7p-8:30p EST on Zoom

A Virtual Tip Jar is available!

Zoom Contra

Jam Sessions

Maggini's violin

1st Sun. (7p)/3rd Wed. (9p)

W/ Audrey Knuth & Larry Ungar

Get added to the mailing list!

Northern Sessions

Led by Camp Possum

Classic Violin

Wednesdays on YouTube

Fiddle Hell

Jams

Most Sundays at 8p EST

& sometimes on Wed. at 5p EST

on FB Live

Ministry of Folk

Sessions

Wood Violin

Click above to get the latest on sessions (of multiple genres) offered thru the Ministry of Folk

GFW Sessions

Mutiple offered weekly

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Mondays/Wednesdays

Click above for information on times and dates

Sheffield

Eurosession

2nd Thursday of the month

All are welcome for session

Click above for upcoming deets

Online Sessions

Based out of the UK

Flute Grungy

Open access trad sessions!

Monday (3p-4:30p) - steady pace

Thursday (3p-4:30p) - session

Virtual Behan

Session

Wooden Live Music Sign

Saturdays 5p-7pEST on FB Live

**Times are in EST

 

ARCHIVED LESSONS

Eli Gilbert

Banjo YouTube channel

Who's ready to get into some 5-string banjo?! If you said anything from "YAAAAY" to "I mean, maaaaybe?" here is a great online option for some smooth and helpful virtual instruction! Check out Eli Gilbert on YouTube!

Casual Living Room Jams

w April Verch + Cody Walters

These living room jams are going on hiatus, but in the meantime, jump into some previously live-streamed jams with some of the greats - April Verch and Cody Walters!

Liz Faiella's Specialty Fiddle Workshop - thru MFC

Here's a great opportunity to learn a handful of new tunes with Liz Faiella while learning tips on picking up tunes in Irish sessions, as well as general etiquette when it comes to participating in in-person Irish sessions

Liz & Dan Faiella 

thru www.mandolessons.com

As an offering through mandolessons.com, learn a tune (Cold Frosty Morning) with Liz and Dan Faiella! Liz creates Fiddle Tune Kits, which she shares with patrons on her Patreon -- if you're looking for new paths for learning tunes, she might be a great resource for you!

Pascal Gemme-

Trad Quebec Studio 

Learn some tunes with Pascal Gemme, the magnificent Quebecois fiddler from Genticorum! You'll find even more lessons on this YouTube channel as well as the

Trad Quebec Studio Patreon!

Tunes with Will Pound

(medium-paced)

Learn a couple of tunes (including a border morris tune!!) from Will Pound!

This video was recorded as part of the Virtually Shrewsbury Folk Festival 2020. 

Nancy Kerr Fiddle Workshop

thru Cambridge Folk Fest 

Work on learning tunes by ear, bowing, tone, and much more with Nancy Kerr's Fiddle workshop, as recorded for the virtual Cambridge Folk Festival 2020

Mari Black - Tune of the Month

-October-

Mari Black creates a video series called "Tune of the Month," where she picks a tune, shares interesting bits about it, and teaches the tune one bit at a time. Check this series out!

The Walls of Liscarrol

w Martin Hayes

YAY MARTIN HAYES for continuing to offer thoughtfully crafted single lessons online. 

He makes learning feel manageable and I love pretending like we're actually playing together :D

Learn a Jig with 

Martin Hayes

The world-renowned fiddler Martin Hayes, teaches a jig called "Pasty Geary's" in the first of a series of YouTube tune lessons that he uploaded over the summer. 

What a great treat!

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