Live classes

Stuck in a rut? Not progessing? Need motivation? Join a live class and work in a small group with master teacher Brian Wicklund to turbo-charge your learning!

Upcoming live classes

JAN 4–FEB 14,2023

AFM 1 BEGINNER

Brian Wicklund

SESSION 1 ENROLL NOW
TUESDAYS 7PM US CENTRAL, JAN 4 – FEB 14, 2023 (7 sessions)
AMERICAN FIDDLE METHOD COURSE: AFM 1 BEGINNER
LEVEL: absolute beginner to beginner
LESSONS: LI, Lesson 1: Natural Body Position – L II Lesson 5: Little Liza Jane view course curriculum

DESCRIPTION: Choose this course if you are completely new to the fiddle or want to make absolutely sure you are establishing the good habits that will make your future learning easier. We’ll work on proper body, fiddle, and bow position. Will learn how to generate good tone and pitch while memorizing a number of fun fiddle tunes
JAN 4–FEB 14, 2023

AFM 2 INTERMEDIATE

Brian Wicklund

SESSION 1 ENROLL NOW
TUESDAYS 8:15PM US CENTRAL, JAN 4 – FEB 14, 2023 (7 sessions)
AMERICAN FIDDLE METHOD COURSE: AFM 2 BEG/INT
LEVEL: advancing beginner to intermediate
LESSONS: LIII, Lesson 1: Down-Driven Bow – Lesson 15: Staccato Slurs/Turkey in the Straw view course curriculum

DESCRIPTION: After recapping good basic technique, we will get into the heart of rhythmic fiddling understanding slurs and down-driving bows, and staccato slurs to drive the beat. We’ll memorize a number of classic fiddle tunes played in jam sessions everywhere.
COST: $200
JAN 6–FEB 16, 2023

Bluegrass 1

Brian Wicklund

SESSION 1 ENROLL NOW
THURSDAYS 7PM US CENTRAL, JAN 6 – FEB 16, 2023 (7 sessions)
AMERICAN FIDDLE METHOD COURSE: BLUEGRASS 1 BEG/INT
LEVEL: advancing beginner to intermediate
LESSONS: Level I and II view course curriculum

DESCRIPTION: We’ll learn to improvise your own solo to bluegrass using the melody, chords, chops and classic luegrass riffs.
JAN 6–FEB 16, 2023

Bluegrass 2

Brian Wicklund

SESSION 1 ENROLL NOW
THURSDAYS 8:15PM US CENTRAL, JAN 6–FEB 16, 2023; (7 sessions)
AMERICAN FIDDLE METHOD COURSE: BLUEGRASS 2 INT/ADV
LEVEL: intermediate to advanced
LESSONS: Level I and II view course curriculum

DESCRIPTION: We’ll learn to improvise your own solo killer bluegrass solo using advanced ending tags, musical modes and playing around the melody.