Tag: Video Tutorial

2024 Block 3 Online

2024 Block 3 Online

  • A five week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible on Zoom and YouTube from anywhere and at any time with Stewart Hardy and Grace Smith.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials from Stewart Hardy and Kevin Lees, each of which includes elements of technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, 6.45 – 8.30 pm, including Fiddle Practice and Tune Learning in the Zoom workshop, plus playing through previous tunes which form our core repertoire.
  • Recordings of all Zoom calls available for catch-up on demand.

Cost £71 for lifetime access to materials.

2024 Block 3 Online will run from Wednesday 24th April to 22nd May

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2024 Block 3 in addition and receive a discount.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. Bookings are available now in the Shop.

 


2024 Block 2 Online

2024 Block 2 Online

  • A five week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible on Zoom and YouTube from anywhere and at any time with Stewart Hardy and Grace Smith.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials from Stewart Hardy and Grace Smith, each of which includes elements of technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, 6.45 – 8.30 pm, including Fiddle Practice and Tune Learning in the Zoom workshop, plus playing through previous tunes which form our core repertoire.
  • Recordings of all Zoom calls available for catch-up on demand.
  • An optional play-along session on Zoom with a selection of favourite NEFS tunes, Weds 3rd April 7.00 – 8.30 pm

Cost £71 for lifetime access to materials.

2024 Block 2 Online will run from Wednesday 28th February to 27th March

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2024 Block 2 in addition and receive a discount.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. Bookings are available now in the Shop.

 


2024 Block 1 – Online option

2024 Block 1 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible on Zoom and YouTube from anywhere and at any time with Stewart Hardy and Grace Smith.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials from Stewart Hardy and Kevin Lees, each of which includes elements of technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice and Tune Learning in the Zoom workshop, plus playing through previous tunes which form our core repertoire.
  • Recordings of all Zoom calls available for catch-up on demand.

Cost £71 for lifetime access to materials.

2024 Block 1 Online will run from Wednesday 17th January to 14th February.

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2024 Block 1 in addition and receive a discount.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. Bookings will be available soon in the Shop.

 


2023 Block 6 – Online option

2023 Block 6 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 8th Nov to Weds 6th December. There is an optional play-along session on Zoom on Wed 13th Decemeber, to recap what we have covered this block.

Cost £71 for lifetime access to materials.

We are also running an in-person workshop on Saturday 2nd December, as part of our NEFS Winter Residential Weekend 2023. Day tickets as well as weekend and residential packages are available. Bookings for the NEFS Residential Weekend 2023 are now available in the Shop.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. Bookings for 2023 Block 6 Online are now open via the website shop.


2023 Block 5 – Online option

2023 Block 5 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 20th Sept to Weds 18th October.

Cost is tbc. Pricing information available soon.

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2023 Block 5 in addition and receive a discount.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. Bookings will be available soon in the Shop.


2023 Block 4 – Online option

2023 Block 4 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up on demand.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 7th June – Weds 5th July, with an optional Social Play-along on Weds 12th July.

Cost is £68 for the five week block.

There is also an NEFS Summer Workshop Weekend including a full-day fiddle workshop in-person on Saturday 8th July in Wylam and a full-day fiddle ensemble day on Sunday 9th July in Riding Mill. Plus an informal concert on Saturday evening in Riding Mill, featuring Stewart Hardy & Frank McLaughlin (donations encouraged). All events are available individually or in any combination – product prices for multiple events include a discount.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. To book your place, please place your order in the Shop.


2023 Block 3 – Online option

2023 Block 2 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 26th April – Weds 24th May.

Cost is £68 for the five week block.

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2023 Block 3 (£44) in addition and attend them both for £104 (an £8 discount).

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. To book your place, please place your order in the Shop.


2023 Block 2 – Online option

2023 Block 2 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 1st March – Weds 29th March, plus extra Zoom play-along on Weds 5th April.

Cost is £65 for the five week block.

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2023 Block 2 (£42) in addition and attend them both for £99 (an £8 discount).

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. To book your place, please place your order in the Shop.


2023 Block 1 – Online option

2023 Block 1 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 18th Jan – Weds 15th Feb.

Cost is £65 for the five week block.

Book the In-person Saturday Workshop for 2023 Block 1 (£42) in addition and attend them both for £99 (an £8 discount).

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. To book your place, please place your order in the Shop.


2022 Block 6 – Online option

2022 Block 6 Online

  • 5 week course of fully-online fiddle tuition, accessible from anywhere and at any time.
  • Three in-depth sets of Video Tutorials, aimed at either Level 2 and Level 3, but available to all. Each set of videos includes technique, a tune taught by the phrase and a detailed look at bowing, ornamentation or stylistic interpretation. Two tunes will be new for this block, and one will be a revision tune from a previous block.
  • Wednesday evening live Zoom calls, including Fiddle Practice, a Technical Nugget and Live Teaching call for new tunes on Zoom.
  • Recordings of Zoom calls available for catch-up.
  • Tunes and tuition from both Melissa and Stewart.

This block runs from Weds 2nd – Weds 30th November, with an optional Social Play-along on Weds 7th December.

Cost is £65 for the five week block.

The Block 6 in-person Workshop will be held on Sat 3rd December as part of the NEFS Residential Weekend, and packages for the day or weekend can be purchased separately.

Please email or use the contact form for with any queries. To book your place, please place your order in the Shop.