North East Fiddle School
The North East Fiddle School strives to provide the very highest quality of fiddle tuition. A safe and nurturing learning environment encourages participants to improve both as fiddle players and musicians, increasing their stylistic awareness and appreciation of a strong fiddle tradition. Technique, style, musicianship and ensemble are covered through progressive, weekly classes.
We work with extremely talented tutors, who are committed to the highest standards of fiddle tuition and professionalism and who seek to develop their own skills and practice. This allows us to celebrate the full fiddle tradition of the North East of England through teaching its repertoire and tunes. By offering tuition in other regional styles we will raise awareness of the differences between, and commonality within fiddle traditions. We aim to continue to develop the local fiddle tradition by embracing all aspects of fiddle playing and through the encouraging of the creation of new works. This will be showcased through concerts and community events, and enhanced through links with other regional musical centres.
Directors: Stewart Hardy & Ali Say
Administrator: Ali Say
Current Weekly Tutors: Stewart Hardy & Melissa Whitehead
Guest Tutor: Sophy Ball
Previous Tutor: Grace Smith & Jim Boyle
We are delighted to be able to use rooms at Westfield School in Gosforth, Newcastle. We meet in the Senior House and car parking access is available from the Elmfield Road entrance.
There are no upcoming events at this time.
- August 3, 2019
- May 13, 2019
- April 7, 2019
We are looking forward to seeing everyone tonight for the last evening of this block of classes. Can you believe this is our 10th Block - that's 50 weeks of classes! What a lot of amazing fiddle tuition we've had over that time! 🎻
If you haven't heard, we are holding a Celebration Evening next Weds, 10th July, in Gosforth - a social event with a session (including some Big Tunes), a few spots, food and drink. Do get in touch if you would like more information. ... See MoreSee Less
Elmfield Road is closed today, so please use the driveway from Oakfield Road, which is off Kenton Road to get to the car park at Westfield School. We will be in the normal rooms in the Senior House. Sorry for the short notice, but I've just arrived and found out! See you soon! ... See MoreSee Less