The North East Fiddle School was set up in January 2018 to provide regular, high-quality fiddle classes in the North East of England. Working with extremely talented tutors, NEFS strives to provide the very highest quality of fiddle tuition – a safe and nurturing learning environment encourages participants to improve both as fiddle players and musicians, increasing their stylistic awareness and appreciation of a strong fiddle tradition.
Directed by Stewart Hardy & Ali Say, NEFS currently provides weekly classes on a Wednesday evening in Gosforth, Newcastle with tutoring from Stewart, Melissa Whitehead and Jim Boyle. Three ability levels are catered for, with classes focusing on Fiddle Technique and Style & Repertoire, as well as an Absolute Beginners class. Full details of classes can be found on the North East Fiddle School website.
Upcoming EventsSep26Wed6:30 pm North East Fiddle School: Early ... @ Westfield School - Senior HouseOct3Wed6:30 pm North East Fiddle School: Early ... @ Westfield School - Senior HouseOct10Wed6:30 pm North East Fiddle School: Early ... @ Westfield School - Senior HouseOct11Thu8:00 pm Jimmy’s Fiddle / Cullercoats @ Cullercoats Crescent ClubJimmy’s Fiddle / Cullercoats @ Cullercoats Crescent ClubOct 11 @ 8:00 pmJames Hill was probably the most famous fiddler on Tyneside during the late Georgian and early Victorian period. He wrote more than 40 tunes, mainly for hornpipes, inspired and informed by the places and characters...