Real-time event on festival day with pre-registration required. You can find the registration link near the top of the program page when the link is ready.
Learn a tune! A tune will be taught, with the focus on the fiddle, with a glimpse at guitars and mandolins, too. All instruments are welcome; it’s mutable zoom! Musical theory that comes up along the way will be discussed.
Erik Hoffman has been a popular contra and square dance caller for over 30 years. In the process of developing his calling, Erik took up the fiddle, and now has taught fiddle, guitar, hambone, and basic bodhran for over 20 years. Since music is just organized noise, Erik’s teaching style encourages learning to include all the ways you can make sounds from your instrument (with out damaging it) and organize it into the sounds and melodies you like to hear.