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Selecting Online Lessons
Your recommendations for online fiddle lessons
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April 17, 2019 - 8:01 am
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Thanks @Mark and @Fiddlerman I think she will be a good match for my interests, and it is going to be a long trip for the lessons. I could have hooked up with a teacher locally, but I really wanted someone who teaches Old Time like the Old Timers taught it.


April 7, 2020 - 8:39 am
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This is an old thread, but just for additional information. I had my first FaceTime lesson a few days ago. I did a post about it and put it in the “Learning” topic area. It was a cello lesson, but should be the same as for violin or viola. Here is a link with my impressions:

Learning Cello Probably Applies to Violin and Viola With FaceTime

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April 16, 2020 - 5:36 pm
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One thing right now, with concerts being put on hold, I've seen several amazing touring musicians offering online lessons while they are sheltering at home. If I didn't already have a teacher, I'd take advantage of that.

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April 16, 2020 - 5:49 pm
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There's even a website called MaestroMatch that was created to match people to online music teachers while everything is shut down. It includes a large variety of instruments and styles. Some of the people listed are quite well known as performers.

I haven't taken any lessons yet, but I plan to when my shoulder recovers enough from injury to practice regularly.

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