Archived information

The following information pertains to activities and events related to this site, but it may be out of date or incomplete.


Irish fiddle links

Fiddle -- online warm up

Fiddle contest rules (Cloverdale contest)
The Hamblen Collection
Garageband (Powerful digital audio, free from Apple)

Music workshops / Group music classes

NEW: Guitar—Utterly Simplified!  (click for workshop flier)

Summer Camp a week-long day camp

fiddlekids resource page


Music Connection for Kids

Horizon Workshops (Intermediate jam sessions)

Fiddling for Violinists (Intermediate)

Acoustic Instruments 101 (Beginning)

Directions to the workshops

The difference between a jam and a rehearsal


My music education web site

Key Switch (online chord transposing software)

Sound Thinking (an online Chord Finder)

Favorite albums / Recommended listening

Favorite fiddle CDs & MP3s (Recording & album reviews)

Favorite fiddle tunes (MP3 collections)

Soundtrack compositions (Original cinematic)

Garageband (examples from DVMUG Demo)


Concerts, Recitals & Contests

American Fiddle & Bluegrass Music

Irish & Celtic Music

Music for Ceremonies, Weddings & Celebrations

St. Patrick's Day 2013


Music Stores, Repairs, Mail Order

Links to other web sites

Music Organizations

CCSA –– Contra Costa String Assoc.

YPSO Orchestra — W.C. Civic Arts

Activities and events



Listen–Hear! (MIDI & Audio)