This week's FREE video lesson is on how to get the lilt into your Jigs.  The tune is Bill Collin's Jig.  Enjoy!
"Charlie O'Donnell's Reel" ... Just another FREE fiddle lesson!
 This week's BONUS FREE video lesson is "Jackie Tar's Hornpipe".  Enjoy!
Here's a short lesson on how to hold the bow.  Enjoy!
Here's a short video lesson on how to do the Irish ornamentation called "Long Rolls".  Long Rolls occur on dotted quarter notes ... in other words, they are a beat and a half in length.  Enjoy!
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  • love2playmusic58

    love2playmusic58 Lake Elsionre, CA

    Thank you Michael for the Essential tips to practice EFFECTIVELY....I need to get that making mistakes is not a failure....that is a weak spot I have.... Thank you!! Theresa N.;)

    Thank you Michael for the Essential tips to practice EFFECTIVELY....I need to get that making mistakes is not a failure....that is a weak spot I have....
    Thank you!!
    Theresa N.wink

  • Kerry Osborne

    Kerry Osborne Valencia, CA

    Brilliant Bow Hand lesson. Thank you so much. Eager to practice!

    Brilliant Bow Hand lesson. Thank you so much. Eager to practice!

  • love2playmusic58

    love2playmusic58 Lake Elsinore, CA

    Iam going to try and learn this on the violin but also on my whistle. Thank you so much Michael....ohhhh we like you too...;)

    Iam going to try and learn this on the violin but also on my whistle.
    Thank you so much Michael....ohhhh we like you too...wink

  • Fiddlekate

    Fiddlekate Florida

    Thank you so much for this tutorial!

    Thank you so much for this tutorial!

  • fiddlespeak

    fiddlespeak Bakersfield, CA

    Thank you Michael. That was very helpful. You shared some technique that I hadn't heard about in all my searchings!

    Thank you Michael. That was very helpful. You shared some technique that I hadn't heard about in all my searchings!

  • love2playmusic58

    love2playmusic58 Lake Elsinore, CA

    Hi Michael, I bought a book that teaches me where the notes are and a few songs....that's about all I know...what ever you can help me with on the next step would help. Thank you ;)

    Hi Michael,
    I bought a book that teaches me where the notes are and a few songs....that's about all I know...what ever you can help me with on the next step would help.
    Thank you wink

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    fiddlin4you Tustin, California, United States

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    fiddlin4you Tustin, California, United States

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