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Video course: How To Play Blues Fiddle

The series includes play-along videos of blues tunes and videos with tips on playing backup and improvising. This video series will introduce you to the joy of improvising, and it is an entryway to improvising in all styles. You’ll learn what makes that bluesy sound, how to swing, and how to back up other players. PDFs and backing tracks are also available.

Teaching experience

Josie Quick is a highly qualified violin teacher with over 40 years of teaching experience. During that time, she taught students from four to eighty-four, beginning to advanced. Josie is certified in Suzuki Violin Pedagogy and has a strong foundation in traditional (non-Suzuki) training.

Styles Josie teaches

In addition to classical repertoire, Josie teaches contemporary styles such as rock, jazz, blues, and fiddle. She teaches adult classes in Fiddle, Blues Fiddle, and Improvisation at the Swallow Hill Music Association.

Teaching Philosophy

Josie’s approach emphasizes ease, relaxation, and technique. These lead to a beautiful sound, leading to enjoying music-making to its fullest.   Pushing her students without being heavy-handed, she prefers to encourage them to strive for their full potential. She believes it’s essential to have the ability to play by ear as well as read music and works for a balance between the two. She loves to share her knowledge of the violin, which is evident in her enthusiasm and dedication to teaching.


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