Fiddle Camp: Class Descriptions

North American Fiddle with Jess McIntosh

Jess's class with focus on the diverse regional fiddle traditions alive in the United States today. Telling stores of their living evolution, these tunes may span the worlds of Appalachian, Cajun, Western, Swing, Bluegrass, or Midwest fiddling. Fiddlers will build bridges to Anna's world repertoire using geographical, historical, and cultural clues, and have way too much fun doing it!

Meet Jess

International Fiddle with Anna Jacobson

In Anna's International Fiddle class, students will learn tunes chosen from Anna's diverse library of fiddle tunes from around the world. Tunes could include those from Finnish, Irish, or French Canadian traditions, to name a few; and students will learn about fiddling in those countries in addition to how they relate to the development of fiddling in the US.

Meet Anna