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2019 Little Drummer Boy Youtube Group Project

Welcome to Fiddlermans “Little Drummer Boy” Youtube Group Project! The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, December 9th, 2019 at which time I will begin mixing. I encourage all participants to learn several parts. If the timing of your … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman 2018 Group Christmas Project – I’ll Be Home For Christmas

Join the forum discussion on this post Forum members from around the world sent their videos for a surplus of 20 tracks. Here is the result of the 2018 Fiddlerman Christmas Project, “I’ll Be Home For Christmas”. For information on … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman Group Project – Game Of Thrones

Please join us in our next Fiddlerman Group Project. We will be playing the theme from “Game Of Thrones”,  by Ramin Djawadi. The deadline for your submissions will be when we get enough submissions at which time I will post on the forum … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman 2017 Group Christmas Project – O Holy Night

This is the result of the 2017 Fiddlerman Group Christmas Project. SEE DETAILS OF THE PROJECT BELOW! The deadline for your submissions will be in Monday, December 18th, 2017 at which time I will begin mixing. Keep posted as the date … Continue reading

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The titanium frog – a violinist and a luthier compare notes on the innovation | Focus | The Strad

Peter Herresthal: Perhaps surprisingly for such an unusual creation, the feel of the bow was easy to get used to. The tip is also metal, made from gold. But the bow doesn’t feel stiff at all and the balance is … Continue reading

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Learning the Violin as an adult – it’s possible!

Join the forum discussion on this postSource: Learning the Violin as an adult – it’s possible! Meet ‘Damfino’ from the Fiddlerman Forum. She is 37 years old and lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Her journey as a fiddler started in July … Continue reading

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Toni’s Violin and Musical Journey – by Toni aka CoolPinkOne

As a child music was a big part of my life.  We always listened to music, always.  If we were not outside playing, we were inside with albums and records playing, dancing and singing. My sister was lucky to get … Continue reading

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How Violin Became Part of My Life – by Dennis Boring

About 5 years ago+ I was cruising YouTube and found this crazy guy that played violin on cross-over stuff… his name was David Garrett. I watched a show of his in Reno in December and then saw him play Over … Continue reading

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Fiddlerman 2016 Group Christmas Project – Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

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

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Keep Your Bow From Bouncing

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

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