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Join the forum discussion on this post Details from the completed project below: Please join us on our 2016 Fiddlerman Group Christmas Project. We will be playing, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”. The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, … Continue reading
Please join us in our next Fieadlinedlerman Group Project. We will be playing the main theme from, “Game Of Thrones” by Ramin Djawadi The deadline for your submissions will be in November 1st, 2016 at which time I will begin mixing. Keep posted as the … Continue reading
Does your bow bounce when you don’t want it to? These 4 tips can help you achieve a smoother more desirable bowing technique. 1) Pulling the bow rather than pushing it – with flexible fingers. 2) Keeping the instrument a … Continue reading
BRAVO Yamaha, Yamaha introduces their newest and most affordable electric violin at the NAMM show. We at Fiddlershop were very impressed with both what we saw and heard. Introducing the four string YEV104 and five string YEV105. These instruments are the … Continue reading
Fiddlershop and Holstein Violins in Fort Lauderdale Florida are looking for another full time luthier to join our team. Continue reading
Join the forum discussion on this postOne of the most vital components of a stringed instrument is its bridge. Most aspects of a bridge are modified to improve the overall sound production. The bridge is first shaped starting with the heels (feet) then thinned. … Continue reading
Here is the result of this years Christmas Project and the details for the project below that. Please join us for the 2015 Fiddlerman Group Christmas Project We will be playing, “War is Over, Happy Christmas” The deadline for your submissions is … Continue reading
Choosing Strings for your Instrument Great strings do not react equally well on all instruments. While it is good to follow advice for choosing the strings that you think will suit your playing needs, style and instrument but don’t be … Continue reading
Source: Blog Not everyone is aware that the tailpiece can affect the sound as well as the playability of the violin. Its basic function is to fasten the strings to allow them to vibrate freely while the instrument is being … Continue reading
Schaick from the, Fiddler Talk forum tells answers some questions for our interview.
I was born in Lancaster, Ohio in 1955. Dad was a high school and college football coach so we moved around a lot, Wilmington College, Yale University, IU and Northwestern. The only time IU went to the Rose Bowl was when we were there. Dad coached offensive backfield and then later at Northwestern was the offensive coordinator. Continue reading