Fiddler Magazine

Founded in 1994, Fiddler Magazine is an informative, educational, and entertaining resource for fiddlers, accompanists, and appreciative listeners. Each quarterly issue (now approx. 60 pages each) features a variety of different styles of fiddling, as well as plenty of other articles and columns. Regular columns include: Bluegrass Fiddling, “The Practicing Fiddler,” Fiddle Tune History, On Improvisation, Irish Fiddling, Cross-Tuning Workshop, Cross-Canada Fiddle Tour, and reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs. Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes.

Winter 2018/19 
  • Seán Heely
  • Rebecca Lomnicky
  • Aynsley Porchak
  • Mexico's Tierra Caliente Update
  • Tommy Peoples: An Appreciation
  • Fiddlin' on the Big Screen
  • Libby Rodenbough
  • Niklas Rimmerfors: Nyckelharpa
  • Edward Hoover
  • Columns: Waltzes & Airs ("The Winter Waltz"); The Hidden Note ("The Harvest Home"); Irish Fiddling ("Vincent Campbell's #2"); Jody's Column ("Little Rose"); Scottish Fiddling ("Hector the Hero"; "2nd Lieutenant Archibald Morrison"); Improvisation (You Have to Know Chords II); Notes on Learning; Bluegrass ("My Honey Lou"); The Intrepid Fiddler ("A Waltz for Sue"); The Practicing Fiddler (Raising the Bar) …
  • Reviews; 12 tunes; Crossword puzzle; "Fiddle-toon" comic; lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Brittany Haas; Phil Salazar; Sarah Cammisano: Fiddling at Dollywood; Ellie Hakanson; Cathal Hayden; Katrina Nicolayeff & Roberta Pearce; Claude Austin; Ricky Simpkins; Ricky Skaggs; Circus Fiddlers; Violin Makers… and lots more!

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