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American Folk Music for Violin

In this class students will learn traditional American Folk Music, and some history around American folk music.
Liz Sacks
46 total reviews for this teacher
New class
55 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 12 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times


Tue, Dec 6

Dec 6, 2022 – Feb 28, 2023 (12 weeks)
8:00 – 8:55 AM
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Class Experience

Students will learn:
to master their bow control
to replicate rhythms and techniques
to create different types of sound with their bow
to replicate left hand patterns
to recall and discuss historical context for fiddle music. 
Violin teacher for 8+ years, 2-3 online teaching. Violin player for 20+ years, with a Junior's division 2nd place award at the Lyons Fiddle Festival. 
Homework will be a series of practice assignments, and students can expect to spend 20-30 minutes 5 days a week practicing each assignment. Students may be asked to submit videos of their playing. 
Fiddlers Philharmonic by Andrew Dabczynski and Bob Phillips. Optional: The Fiddler's Fakebook by David Brody
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
learner progress is assessed informally using:
Videos submitted by the student
student's participation in class (playing in class)
student's commitment to practice time. 
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Content may include historical events related to fiddling. 
Fiddlers Philharmonic by Andrew Dabczynski and Bob Phillips and the Fiddler's Fakebook. 


Liz Sacks
Lives in the United States
Making Music Accessible and FUN for all Children
46 total reviews
111 completed classes

About Me

I teach Violin and Viola, both to individual learners and sibling groups. I have classes set up to meet just about any need or request, and am glad to work with your family to set up a course that meets your needs! I offer materials that cover... 
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