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Fiddle Courses
 
Whether you're just starting out or have been playing fiddle for years, Peghead Nation has courses to help you develop your playing and tune repertoire. From beginning to advanced fiddle lessons with some of the finest players and instructors in roots music, you can delve into bluegrass, old-time, Irish, and other styles, building your repertoire of tunes and filling out your toolbox of techniques as you go. See introduction videos of all of our fiddle courses below, and check out free sample lessons as well. Enjoy!
 
Available Fiddle Courses
 
with Chad Manning
 
Beginner / Intermediate
• 82 Lessons
• 63 Tunes
 
Learn basic fiddle techniques by learning popular traditional tunes, with lots of technique tips and advice on how to get that fiddley sound.
 
 
with Bruce Molsky
 
Intermediate / Advanced
• 80 Lessons
• 79 Tunes
 
Get deep into the roots of Southern Appalachian old-time fiddling. Bruce breaks down the melody, bowing patterns, rhythms, and embellishments of each tune he teaches so you can really learn to play like Bruce and the old masters he learned from.
 
 
with Chad Manning
 
Intermediate / Advanced
• 87 Lessons
• 66 Tunes
 
Learn fiddle in the styles of Kenny Baker, Stuart Duncan, Vassar Clements, Bobby Hicks, and other bluegrass greats by learning classic tunes, with improvisation exercises and advanced techniques.
 
 
with Dale Russ
 
Intermediate / Advanced
• 34 Lessons
• 30 Tunes
 
Learn traditional Irish fiddle, with an emphasis on playing the dance music of Ireland, including jigs, reels, polkas, slip jigs, hornpipes, and more, with an Irish feel and ornamentation.
 
 
with Brittany Haas
 
Advanced
• 24 Lessons
• 24 Tunes
 
Meet some of the best fiddlers on the planet in these intimate workshops that get to the root of a host of individual fiddle styles. Includes 24 complete tunes and transcriptions.
 
 
with Chad Manning
 
Beginner / Intermediate
• 43 Lessons
• 6 Tunes
 
Learn the basics of music theory as it relates to four-string instruments tuned in fifths. Chad’s practical approach will deepen your knowledge of chords, scales, and arpeggios, and help you integrate them into your playing.
 
 
 
Fiddle Performances
 
 
 
Peghead Nation's Fiddle Style Workshop instructor plays a bluegrass fiddle tune with the mandolin-master-host of Live From Here.
 
 
 
Our Irish Fiddle instructor plays a spirited jig in the Peghead Nation studio.
 
 
 
Peghead Nation’s Irish Backup Guitar instructor plays a set of reels with our Irish Mandolin instructor.
 
 
 
Fiddle Demos
 
 
 
How to make sure that your fiddle and bow stay in top shape.
 
 
 
Alisa Rose demonstrates her low-tuned violin, strung with Super Sensitive Sensicore Octave strings.
 
 
 
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The jazz guitar star plays an original tune on his Collings 470 JL signature model.
 
 
 
 
 
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