North Atlantic Fiddle Convention
Workshop Schedule


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Workshops will be 2 hours in duration (perhaps with a small break) and are not intended for beginners but people who play fiddle or dance.  There will be a maximum of 8 students in each workshop and they will be conducted through Zoom meetings..  The cost of each workshop will be €10.

Wednesday (3:15 - 5:15pm)

Claire Egan – Phrasing and Variation in Irish Traditional Fiddle

Niopha Keegan – The interpretation of the tune of James Hill – a contemporary approach

Link to registration and payment for Wednesday workshops is here.
Thursday ( 3:15 - 5:15pm)


Laura Risk

        • Fiddling from Quebec and the Gaspé (Intermediate - Advanced)

Sven Ahlbäck – Swedish Fiddle

Anne Lederman

    • Indigenous Fiddling in Manitoba, Canada (Intermediate - Advanced)

Ranog Townsend (dance) – Introduction to Sean Nós Dancing

Link to registration and payment for Thursday workshops is here.
Friday (3.15-5.15pm)


Brid Harper – Tunes and Chat with Bríd Harper

Sophie Lavoie – Québec Session Tunes and Style

Karen Tansey (dance)

Link to registration and payment for Friday workshops is here.
Saturday (2:00pm - 4:00pm)


Christina Smith

        • Dance Music of Newfoundland and Labrador (Intermediate – Advanced)

Siobhan Peoples – Triplets in Irish tunes

Iain Mac Farlane – West Coast Highland Fiddle

Erynn Marshall

        • Mountain Fiddle Tunings (Intermediate - Advanced)

Sarah Fennell (dance)

        • Tuning In

Link to registration and payment for Saturday workshops is here.