Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CO

Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CO

Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CO

My Local Music Lessons offers Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CO. We make it easy, we come to you! First, you can find an instructor near you by entering your location and instrument on the instructor page. Next, you can choose a time and day that works. Also you can enter coupon code 1stfree to get 25% OFF your 1st 4 pack. Boom! In addition, its important to note, that learning to play bluegrass fiddle is different than classical violin. Finally, here is a great article on the differences between Violin and Fiddle at Strings Magazine.

 

More about Violins VS Fiddles:

Violin and Fiddle are very similar. However, there are some technical differences in how the instrument is set up, and how it is played. It is a violin if you play classical European music (Mozart, Bach, Beethoven) or are part of a classical symphony orchestra. It’s a fiddle if you play traditional folk or country music. Violins normally have gut or synthetic gut strings, while fiddle has steel strings. Also, classical players may use a bridge with more of a rounded curve. This allows them to finger each note more easily and clearly. Most Violin players hold the instrument underneath the chin, using a chin-rest; but many early fiddle players and some traditional and folk fiddlers set the instrument lower on the chest or on the arm.

Benefits of Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CO

There are many benefits to taking Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CO. Learning to play fiddle is fun for kids and adults. Bluegrass and folk music is good for your soul! Our hearts all beat with rhythm and we have an innate appreciation of music. Also, learning music has been shown to increase IQ, build self confidence and self esteem. We are fortunate here in Lafayette to be in close proximity to Planet Bluegrass in nearby Lyons CO! There are annual festivals that are fun for families to attend. If you are looking for Bluegrass Fiddle Lessons in Lafayette CO, look no further. We make it easy, we come to you!

 

Lafayette CO Fiddle Instructors:

 

Fiddle Lessons Lafayette CODan Harris teaches Guitar Lessons, Mandolin Lessons, Fiddle Lessons, and Songwriting. Locations Dan serves include Lafayette, Erie, Broomfield, Louisville. Dan can travel to your home certain days and times and can also offer lessons at his studio in Lafayette CO on certain days and times. Dan’s address is 302 Sandler Dr, Lafayette, 80026. Dan specializes in custom lessons to suit each students goals and favorite styles. You can browse Dan’s availability by clicking the “purchase lessons” button. Also, you can email him directly with questions about locations or anything else to: dan@mylocalmusiclessons.com and see our Instructor Page

 

Who Invented The Fiddle:

No one knows who invented the stringed instrument known as a violin (fiddle). First, almost every early culture had stringed instruments. Hollowed-out gourds were used by Central Asian cultures at least as early as the 7th century. Also, Egyptians, Sumerians, Greeks and Indians played stringed instruments that were bowed, strummed and plucked.
In addition, in Europe, the violin can be traced back to the 9th century. The Medieval rebec had lateral pegs, a nipped-in waist and f-shaped sound holes. By the mid-1500s, Gaudenzio Ferrari (1511-1580) began experimenting with instruments that would lead to the violin. Finally, studying about the history of the instrument gives you great appreciation!

 

What is the oldest known Fiddle:

The oldest known instruments were created by Gasparo da Solo (1542-1609) of Brescia, Italy. Gasparo’s father knew Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519). Also, we know that da Vinci built some stringed instruments to study how air transmits sound. However, we do not know if he actually built a violin. In addition, it is possible that da Vinci’s work influenced da Solo. Finally, the oldest surviving violin known to have been made in the American colonies is in the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. It was made in 1759. Wow!

Getting Started:

First, click the “purchase lessons” button. Next enter your location and instrument. Also, choose an instructor as well as a time and day. Finally, enter coupon code 1stfree at checkout for 25% OFF your 1st 4 pack! We save you time and give you peace of mind! Email booking@mylocalmusiclessons.com or call 303 558 6160 with questions. See our website My Local Music Lessons, our Instructors Page, and our Helpful Info Page.

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