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 2015/16 Issue
  • Alicia Svigals
  • Billy C. Hurt, Jr.
  • Sweden's Hans Kennemark
  • The Gothard Sisters
  • Alex DePue
  • Alaska's Mary Schallert
  • 19th Century Vermont Violin Maker William A. Conant
  • How to Not Freak Out while Performing
  • CD and book reviews
  • Columns on Irish, Scottish, Old Time, and Canadian fiddling; Improvisation, Tune History...
  • 13 tunes… and lots more!
In upcoming issues:
Mia & Mikael Marin; Frank Maloy; Pascal Gemme; Polish Fiddling & Kapela Maliszów; Violin Maker Jonathan Cooper; Gillian Boucher; Justen Haynes; Jim Wood; Violin Makers; John Sheahan…
Read Articles!
(Once on the Articles page, click on "newer/older" at the bottom of the right-hand menu to access over a hundred articles. Or search for your favorite fiddler or fiddle style in the search box!)