FIDDLE & Bowed Strings CLINIC

What: Free 2-hour clinic focusing on Bluegrass Fiddle Music on the Violin, Viola, or Cello. This clinic is hands on so bring your instrument. All ability levels from beginner to advanced players are welcome. Attendees should know how to create notes on their instruments and play in tune. No prior knowledge of Bluegrass is required.

When: Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM

Where: The Chicago Store Eastside, 5646 E. Speedway Blvd, Tucson AZ 85712, just east of Craycroft.

What: This clinic will address various levels of the Fiddle, starting with basic techniques and then progressing to songs, melodies, techniques for learning by ear, improvisation, and tips for playing in an ensemble. The depth of coverage for each topic will be determined by the ability levels of the participants. The clinic will be interactive…all questions are welcome!

Our instructor will be Eldridge Wisely. Ellie grew up in Staunton in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, surrounded by mountain music. She started playing classical music 27 years ago, and transitioned to traditional fiddle music genres 19 years ago. She is a PhD student at the Univ. of Arizona studying wildlife genetics, and performs locally with Therin, a Celtic Folk band, Twangster’s Paradise, a local bluegrass band, and with her all-female Celtic Rock band, The Eldritch Dragons. She teaches private lessons on Violin, Viola, Fiddle styles, and Clawhammer Banjo.

For more information or to reserve seating:
Don Domkowski @ 520-235-1518 viperdond@gmail.com

Free D’Addario Restring Event: Saturday April 20th

Your Chicago Music Store in conjunction with D’Addario and Co. is excited to announce our Playback Recycling and Restring event happening on Saturday April 20th at our Speedway location. April is Earth Month, and in to do our part we need to increase our recycling efforts.

D’Addario will provide every player who brings their instrument to one of these events 1 FREE set of NYXL or Nickel Bronze Strings of their choice and your Chicago Music Store will put them on your guitar for free and recycle your old strings.