Workshops

Spring Jamboree – Fiddle & Guitar Workshops!
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Spring Jamboree – Fiddle & Guitar Workshops!

APRIL 26 – 28, 2024 in Prince George, BC The BC Old Time Fiddlers’ Association invites you to take part in our annual Spring Fiddle Jamboree, a fantastic musical experience you won’t want to miss! Four award-winning instructors – Metis Master-Fiddler Alex Kusturok, Kelowna Singer-Songwriter-Fiddler Chloe Davidson, and Tiller’s Folly/Whisky Minstrels musicians Nolan Murray and Bruce Coughlan will…

Nanaimo Fiddle Camp – August 6 – 9, 2024
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Nanaimo Fiddle Camp – August 6 – 9, 2024

Spruston Road Bible Camp, 1070 Limberlost Road, Nanaimo Great instructors: Gabriel Dubreuil, Jennie Bice, JJ Guy, Gordon Stobbe, Geoff Horrocks. Fiddle, guitar, ukulele and mandolin! This year it’s at a new location and self-contained camping is allowed! Makes for a much more social experience!  Check the poster for more details; register: https://nanaimofiddlesociety.square.site/fiddle-camp

Ukrainian Music Workshops

Ukrainian Music Workshops

May 9, 10 & 12 – Online The Old Avoca Schoolhouse in Avoca, Nebraska will be streaming three online workshops for soprano recorder players, alto recorder players, fiddlers, violists, cellists, bassists, and mandolinists.   The Workshops will be on Tuesday, May 9, 7 PM, Central Time, 5 PM, our time (Pacific Daylight Time) Wednesday, May 10,…

Fiddle Workshops, A Concert and A Dance!
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Fiddle Workshops, A Concert and A Dance!

FIDDLE WORKSHOPS – SUNDAY, MARCH 19TH Where: The Lounge, 2nd floor, Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee Street Cost:  $20 each Quinn Bachand, who is well known as one of Canada’s most outstanding young musicians and Berklee College of Music Graduate (recipient of the Presidential Scholarship), will be teaching three workshops on the fiddling of…

Workshops – Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy!
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Workshops – Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy!

Sunday, October 6    12:30 – 4:00 Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy will each be presenting workshops with a jam to follow on Sunday, October 6th. Workshops will focus on various techniques and bowing exercises to improve and assist in all levels of playing. Tunes will be taught according to abilities with emphasis on twin fiddle…

French Canadian Fiddle Workshop with Pascal Gemme
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French Canadian Fiddle Workshop with Pascal Gemme

Pascal Gemme, of the Quebecois trio Genticorum, is one of Quebec’s national treasures and popular traditional musicians. For the last 20 years he has been unearthing seldom-heard songs and melodies, interpreting them with virtuosity in his unique and unmistakable style. Saturday April 13th at Esquimalt United Church Intermediate fiddle: 9-10:30am Intermediate+/Advanced fiddle: 11am-12:30pm $25 per…