"The mission of this organization shall be the preservation and performance of traditional old-time acoustic fiddle music throughout Montana."

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Free Workshops

April 22nd- The Music Maker's Conservatory

 1016 West Custer Avenue

Helena, MT

 

May 5th- Sunrise Montessori School

805 Alderson Avenue

Billings, MT 

 

May 12th- The Longstaff House 

601 Longstaff Street

Missoula, MT

 

Free and open to the public ages 7+ 

1:00 Beginning Fiddle w/ Louise Steinway 

1:00 Bluegrass and Country Fiddle w/ Isaac Callender 

2:00 Celtic Fiddle w/ Louise Steinway 

2:00 Rhythm Techniques w/ Isaac Callender 

Beginning Fiddle will cover the basics of how to play. If you are in need of an instrument to try it out just let us know and we will bring some along! 

Bluegrass Fiddle will cover some basic concepts of backing up vocals, Bluegrass intros and outros, how to play a break, and perhaps a tune or two. 

Celtic Fiddle will focus on the ornamentation and bowings that make Irish and Scottish music so much fun to play! 

Rhythm Techniques is all about the groove. It will cover basic rhythm patters, chords and how to play behind songs and tunes you don't know. Bring your guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, or banjo and get in the groove!

Montana State Old-Time Fiddlers Tune Books are HERE!

The Montana State Old-Time Fiddlers Tune Books are here. This book has thirty jam standards and is a fund raiser for the Fiddler's education fund. Books are $10 plus s/h or you can join as a member and get one free! Buy one for yourself and all your fiddling friends and help us promote and teach fiddling in Montana. 

Montana State Old-Time Fiddlers Tune Book

Montana State Old-Time Fiddlers Tune Book

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Thirty tunes in standard notation.

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Individual Membership

Individual Membership

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Become a Member and help support fiddling, receive our newsletter, get discounts on camp and workshops, access to member only web content, and a free copy of our new Tune Book.

Family Membership

Family Membership

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Membership for two or more related people living at the same address.

Become a Member and help support fiddling, receive our newsletter, get discounts on camp and workshops, access to member only web content, and a free copy of our new Tune Book.

Montana State Fiddlers Associate Membership

Montana State Fiddlers Associate Membership

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Yearly Membership Fee for an individual non-playing member. You will receive your district and state newsletter, and access to online resources.

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