Irish Fiddle Ornamentation: Technique and Practice Strategies

Irish Fiddle Ornamentation: Technique and Practice Strategies

  • Celtic
  • Celtic, Contemporary
  • Celtic, Trad
  • Instrumental
  • School of Music workshop


In this workshop, you’ll learn the foundations of Irish fiddle ornamentation through a detailed breakdown of technique and concrete strategies for practice. Experienced players will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge through variations on common and additional (less common) ornaments. As part of the workshop, students will receive written notes on ornamentation technique, practice strategies, and recordings of select practice strategies.

This class will be held from 1:00pm – 2:30pm ET on Sunday, March 27th.

Please note: Pre-sales are highly encouraged! Sales end 15 minutes before the class begins. 3 students are required for this class to meet. If a class is cancelled due to low enrollment, you will be notified and receive a full refund.

Christine Delphine Hedden

  • Contemporary
  • Fiddle
  • Trad

Christine Delphine Hedden is an artist who draws upon many wells: traditional, classical and contemporary. She is a composer, a fiddle player and violist, a percussive dancer, an improviser and a storyteller in word and song. Her debut solo album, “When the Aster Blooms” is a diverse storybook of original tunes and songs, inspired by her native New England folk music and her love of Irish traditional music.

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