Workshops offered include:
- – Fiddle Workshops
- – Mixed Instrument Workshops
- – Ensembles
- – One-day workouts
- – Residential courses
Details of workshops that are currently planned are listed here.
Workshops are tailored to each specific group, but the content of most workshops can be divided into the following elements:
The guiding principle behind these workshops is that at the end of the session, participants should be:
- – motivated to continue working on the subjects explored;
- – inspired and curious to investigate further;
- – in possession of sufficient knowledge and material resources to continue self-directed study.
Workshops are both intensive and participatory. They are also a lot of fun – presented in an informal, accessible and inclusive atmosphere in the belief that this provides the most conducive and enjoyable learning environment. Workshops can be provided on the following basis:
- – structured courses of between 3 and 15 sessions for either fiddle or mixed
instruments, delivered as
- • weekly courses
- • residential weekend or week-long courses
- • one-day workouts;
- – one-off workshops for either fiddle or mixed instruments aimed in particular at
festivals and school/college/university visits.
Workshops can be tailored to suit musicians of mixed abilities and backgrounds, specific abilities (from beginner to professional) and particular backgrounds (e.g. folk, classical, jazz, rock, pop &c.) Promoters and organisers should contact Stewart to discuss details.
Upcoming EventsFeb20Wed7:30 pm George Welch & Stewart Hardy / C... @ Cramlington Folk ClubGeorge Welch & Stewart Hardy / C... @ Cramlington Folk ClubFeb 20 @ 7:30 pmGeorge is a North East institution known for hilarious stories, driving tunes on guitar and moving songs in a fine baritone voice. The quintessential folk club entertainer, George will once again be performing in Cramlington...Feb22Friall-day Mixed Instruments Workshop – Ful... @ JSArtsMixed Instruments Workshop – Ful... @ JSArtsFeb 22 – Feb 24 all-dayMixed Instruments Workshop with Stewart Hardy Fully Booked The workshops typically take between 7 & 10 people for three days of instruction. The cost covers all food, tuition, refreshments and overnight accommodation.The course cost for...Feb25Mon7:30 pm George Welch & Stewart Hardy / S... @ Stockton Folk ClubGeorge Welch & Stewart Hardy / S... @ Stockton Folk ClubFeb 25 @ 7:30 pmGeorge is a North East institution known for hilarious stories, driving tunes on guitar and moving songs in a fine baritone voice. The quintessential folk club entertainer, George will once again be performing in Cramlington...Mar22Friall-day Fiddle Techniques Workshop – Ful... @ JSArtsFiddle Techniques Workshop – Ful... @ JSArtsMar 22 – Mar 24 all-dayFiddle Techniques with Stewart Hardy Fully Booked Tunes are carefully selected to work as exercises demonstrating particular techniques, whilst at the same time providing a melodic stimulus. Exercises are extracted from the tunes to facilitate applying the...