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Workshops

Autumn 2022
at London Fiddle School

Pete teaching on Zoom

 

American Old Time Fiddle
A 10-week Zoom course
Intermediate/ Advanced
Wednesday evenings, 7.30-9.00pm
21 September - (no class 26 October) - 30 November 
 
Pete teaches another selection of great tunes from the Appalachian Mountains. Among other aspects of style, we'll study the bowing patterns ('bow licks') that create the irresistible Old Time groove. You'll receive an audio recording a day or two before each class. Pete teaches the tune by ear during the 90-minute session, then sends written music and a video afterwards. Learning by ear may seem daunting, but 'Pete's method seems to somehow high-speed and hardwire the music into the brain' - (Sheila Hill, The Guardian). Gentle, yoga-based warm-ups at the start of the class encourage the free, subtle movement and strength needed for tuneful, rhythmic playing. Newcomers are welcome to a taster session, without obligation, before deciding whether or not to join.
Cost: £100.00 (concessions £80.00)


How to enrol...
 
To enrol, email pete@petecooper.com and specify the course you wish to join. Please pay by bank transfer (Pete will send his bank details if you don't already have them), or by PayPal (pete@petecooper.com) from outside the UK. Pete is no longer able to process cash or cheques.
Once your payment is received, you are added to the email group list for that course, and will receive a Zoom invitation before each session. Tune up your fiddle, click on the link a few minutes before the class and you're ready to go.


One to One Lessons

Pete is no longer taking on new one-to-one students but can recommend other fiddle teachers.
Enquiries to pete@petecooper.com, or phone Pete on 020 8340 7760 or 07960 329527.

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