This course instructed by Dwayne Côté offers an introduction to fiddle for folks who have never played before. Fiddles will be provided but please bring one if you have one.
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Wendy MacIsaac and J.J. Chaisson will be on hand for intermediate to advanced players who wish to further their skills and learn the Cape Breton style of playing.
Bring your instrument! Professional luthier Johannes Sturm will tailor this workshop to participants’ interests, discussing violin making, repair, and maintenance including evaluation and minor adjustments.
Paul Davis instructs this workshop that includes an introduction and brief history, basic scales, and music suitable for whistles.
Multi-award winning fiddler Dwayne Côté offers this class to advanced fiddle players who wish to learn more difficult techniques and sets of Cape Breton Fiddle tunes.
The MacDonald Brothers of Glenuig in the west highlands of Scotland share stories and tunes on pipes and whistles.
Learn a few steps from Alice Freeman and then put them to practice in a traditional Cape Breton square dance.
Percussive dancer Nic Gareiss and harp player Maeve Gilchrist explore the soundscape possibilities of fingers and feet.