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!
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
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!
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
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
Tune of the Month - March
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
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.