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, Violin Maker's Corner, Tunesmiths, Notes on Learning, reviews of CDs, books, and DVDs – and more! Each issue also includes transcriptions of several tunes. (New & improved website coming soon!)

Summer 2022
  • Lisa Ornstein (Part 1: Old-time Beginnings)
  • Katrina Nicolayeff
  • Fiddlers Making Fiddles (Rodney Miller; Anya Burgess; Jason Barie; Bryan Duckworth)
  • The Ed & Ella Haley Collection
  • Columns: Bluegrass Fiddling; Jody's Column; Waltzes & Airs; On Improvisation; Fiddle Tune History; Violin Maker's Corner; The Practicing Fiddler; The Hidden Note; Irish Fiddling; Scottish Fiddling; The Intrepid Fiddler; Reviews; "Fiddle-toon" comic; Crossword puzzle
  • 10 Tunes!
In upcoming issues: Lisa Ornstein, Part 2 (Québec); Violin Maker John Preston; Belén Escobedo; African Roots of Old-time Rhythm … and lots more!

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(Once on the Articles page, click on "newer/older" at the bottom of the right-hand menu to access more than a hundred articles. Or search for your favorite fiddler or fiddle style in the search box! Note: Must click the "search" button.)

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