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  • Trad Irish Fiddle Bowing Tutorial

    Trad Irish Fiddle Bowing Tutorial

    In this lesson, Naill Murphy discusses his Trad Irish fiddle bowing technique and provides some exercises to get you playing like a pro! These tips will allow you to bring new tunes you learn up to speed and play them […]

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  • Reel des Sucres

    Reel des Sucres

    Reel des Sucres (The Sugar Reel) is a great Québécois fiddle tune heard in many sessions. The tune is named for the annual gathering of maple water & syrup making. André Brunet walks us through his basic and advanced arrangement […]

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  • Québécois Fiddle Footwork Tutorial

    Québécois Fiddle Footwork Tutorial

    In this lesson, André Brunet teaches a master class on how to do Québécois fiddle footwork. Footwork is an integral part of the spirit of Québécois fiddle music…and a bunch of fun, to boot!! Be sure to check out these […]

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  • Québécois Bowing and Shuffle Tutorial

    Québécois Bowing and Shuffle Tutorial

    In this lesson, André Brunet covers the fundamentals of Québécois fiddle bowing and shuffling. If you would like to work on some techniques to increase your speed and drive as you play Québécois fiddle tunes, you’ve come to the right […]

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  • Québécois Fiddle Overview Tutorial

    Québécois Fiddle Overview Tutorial

    In this lesson, André Brunet talks about the different types of Québécois fiddle tunes and gives examples of how each would be played. This video should be helpful to fiddlers wanting to understand the background and history of Québécois fiddle […]

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  • Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

    Pairing Irish Fiddle Tunes in a Set

    Kevin Burke talks about pairing Irish fiddle tunes in a set in this free fiddle lesson. In Trad Irish fiddle music, tunes are often paired up in groups to create a “set” of tunes. Many recordings of such sets have […]

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  • How to Play Trad Irish Fiddle

    How to Play Trad Irish Fiddle

    Kevin Burke talks about how to play Trad Irish fiddle if you’re an American fiddler. This lesson was requested by one of our fiddlevideo.com members, and Kevin does a great job with the topic. He discusses Trad Irish bowing, ornaments, […]

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  • The Rolling Waves Jig

    The Rolling Waves Jig

    If you’re a beginner player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Kevin Burke breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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  • Dot the Dragon’s Eyes

    Dot the Dragon’s Eyes

    If you’re an advanced player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Hanneke breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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  • Canadian Reel Bowing Tips

    Canadian Reel Bowing Tips

    Patti Kusturok gives us some Canadian reel bowing tips in this fiddle technique lesson. Watch and play along with this master fiddler as she discusses a few ideas which will help you become a better reel player.

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  • Old-Time Canadian Waltz Fiddle Bowing Tips

    Old-Time Canadian Waltz Fiddle Bowing Tips

    Patti Kusturok gives out some Old-Time Canadian waltz fiddle bowing tips in this lesson. Get ready to play some smooth waltzes!

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  • Canada Day Swing

    Canada Day Swing

    If you’re an advanced player, this is a great song to have in your repertoire. Casey breaks down a basic and advanced version in this free lesson module…

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