Calvin is offering a 3rd session of video fiddle lessons, starting March 7, 2023. A 1-hr lesson on the first Tuesday of every month for 8 months from Mar-Dec (except June-July).
Your registration fee includes the Lesson, Sheet Music (Notes or TAB), the MP3's & the Backing Tracks of the 8 tunes being taught in a variety of styles, all for one low fee of $140. Sign up monthly ($20/mth) or subscribe for the 8-mth session. Subscribers get access to the video for review long after the lesson is over, a great deal.
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(Because of the recorded lessons, you can subscribe anytime. You will receive all material & link to the videos retroactively.)
Grand North American Old Time Fiddle Championship
The Grand North American Old Time Fiddle Championship is held on the weekend prior to the summer Camp Calvin. In 2022, it moved with much success to the Dow Centennial Centre in Fort Saskatchewan on July 15-17, 2022. Plans are getting in place to return to Fort Saskatchewan on July 14 - 16, 2023. Fort Saskatchewan is only a 1.5 hr drive to St. Paul.
The 2021 contest was held virtually on Facebook on the weekend of July 17 & 18 prior to the start of Camp Calvin. Catch the 2-day contest on the Facebook group 37th annual Grand North American Old Time Fiddling Championship.
This was also held virtually in July 2020 and you can view the competition by going to the Facebook group.
In anticipation of every Camp Calvin where many of these tunes get played, we have posted the compiled list here for your convenience. We invite you to go through the list and check to see how many tunes you know?
Want to learn some tunes before Camp Calvin 2023, register for 'Calvin Vollrath Fiddle Videos' and get access to around 100 tunes, sheet music and backing tracks and plenty of 'Cal Tips'. Click here for CVFV