Check out our workshops and sessions to make the most of everything FiddleQuest has to offer

Events

Quickstart Weekend Workshop for Teachers

$150

  • 5 hours of training over 2 days on zoom

  • In-depth look at online tools, songs and skills in Levels 1-3

  • Presentation and group discussion about goals and methods in teaching

  • Understanding the role of motivation in a student and what variables help and hinder the growth of motivation

  • Observation and discussion of lessons in Levels 1-3

  • Using FiddleQuest as a primary curriculum or supplementary material

  • Creating (post-covid) jams, camps, gigs, and other no-fail music activities

  • Participants receive a site license for 2 students ($300 value)

  • 1 hour follow up session (for questions after in-lesson experience)

  • Times for workshop are 11-2 PST (2-5 EST) on Saturday and 11-1 PST on Sunday.

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Exploratory Session for Teachers

Free

  • 1-hour site tour with FiddleQuest founder, Duane Whitcomb

  • Discover how FiddleQuest simplifies the teaching experience by keeping everything you need for each student in an individual profile

  • ​Learn how songs and skills are learned by ear with on-site recordings

  • Check out FiddleQuest's many features and resources, from online practice clubs to a skill-based adventure game

  • These sessions are 10-11am PST / 1-2 EST.

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Violin & Fiddle Parent Workshop

$20

  • For parents of 5-10 yr olds studying the violin.

  • Create early music foundations for your child

  • Establish music as part of your child's (and family's) regular activities

  • Learn how to address the common conflicts of practice and learning with your child

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  • Learn about how healthy motivation is developed in young children and how children respond to the wrong kinds of motivation.

  • Learn how even non-musical parents can play music with their children. Be prepared to learn a chord.

  • Workshops are 10am-12pm PST / 1-3 EST.

Music Workshop For Parents of 1-4 Year Olds

$50

  • Create early music foundations for your child

  • Establish music as part of your child's (and family's) regular activities

  • Learn how to sing & play melodies that will prepare them for instrumental playing in later years

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  • Get an early start on creating an environment that cultivates healthy motivation.

  • Discover accessible skills and tools even non-musicians can employ to have fun and enrich your child's musical world.

  • Workshops are 10am-12pm PST / 1-3 EST.

 
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Jazz and Improvisation

for Violin Teachers

$25

  • 1-1/2 hr. workshop with the jazz violinist, Eli Bishop.

  • The first half will focus on learning the song, All of Me, and developing tools to improvise on this jazz standard.

  • The 2nd half of the workshop will be devoted to learning how teachers -- regardless of experience level -- can work and learn with students on jazz songs. 

  • The workshop will be April 29, Thursday, at 9:30 -11 am PST / 12:30-3 EST. 

  • Eli Bishop is an American violinist, composer, and arranger who is recognized for his virtuosity and versatility across multiple genres of music. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, Eli began playing classical violin at the age of 3, going on to study jazz and fiddle styles in his teenage years. Eli has performed with artists including Wynton Marsalis, Lee Ann Womack, Maddie & Tae, the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, The Video Game Orchestra, and as a member of the Grand Ole Opry’s house band. 

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