• Morning all! When I first fancied taking up the fiddle last summer, I listened to a girl called Katy Adelson & she really inspired me because she was largely self-taught and I love her playing & quirky nature. She does this fantastic version of Drunken Sailor which, being a Grade 1 piece, I thought, “I’ll give that a go!”. She mixes it in with…[Read more]

  • Morning all! When I first fancied taking up the fiddle last summer, I listened to a girl called Katy Adelson & she really inspired me because she was largely self-taught and I love her playing & quirky nature. She does this fantastic version of Drunken Sailor which, being a Grade 1 piece, I thought, “I’ll give that a go!”. She mixes it in with…[Read more]

  • Jeannette replied to the topic Watch that bridge in the forum All about fiddles 2 months ago

    Thanks for posting this! I’d noticed that mine had developed a lean and was afraid to tweak it. I’d been turning a blind eye (could have been a literal blind eye given your experience!) really and so your post prompted me to do a bit of YouTube research this morning. It’s lovely and straight now and I am sure that I feel that the tone is improved.…[Read more]

  • As a mere 6-monther, I would say that your family don’t have a clue! I think you have great tone, flow & musicality. Recording yourself is a great way to monitor your progress and hear what others are hearing. I guess practise, practise practise is our new mantra! I look forward to hearing more.

  • Jeannette posted a new activity comment 2 months ago

    Hi, I’d love to! I’ve sent you a private message J
    • Jeannette posted an update 2 months ago

      Good morning all, I’m in an established practice group with 2 ladies from across the pond, which I love! However, the time difference means that we can’t meet until after around 2-3pm UK time. Late afternoon & evening meets are fine but I wonder if there is anyone who is in the UK (or in a time zone close to it) who would be interested in day…[Read more]

      • Dina replied 2 months ago
        Hello Jeannette! I live in Moscow, so we are almost in the same time zone. I am also a beginner. On Module 1.7 now. Would you like to practice together?
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