No. Much of what will be taught will be techniques and styles of fiddle playing. The learning will be done by ear with music being provided after the event.
No, however a you should be able to play the fiddle to an intermediate standard at least.
Intermediate – You should be able to play several tunes at a reasonable pace, in G major, D Major, A Major, A minor, B minor and E minor.
Advanced – You should be able to play tunes at speed, in the most common keys. You should be understand different bowing and ornamentation techniques. Some position work might be included.
Yes, subject to there being enough room in the space you are wanting to change to (it shouldn’t be an issue)
Ayr has numerous hotels and guesthouses ranging in budgets.
There is a Travelodge nearby along with a Premier Inn, or a Mercure in the town centre or more options available. Go to the Visit Scotland website for a list of local Hotels and Guesthouses.
Registration will take place at 9am on the Friday, with workshops ending at 5pm. The workshops will begin at 10:00am on the Saturday and Sunday and end at 4.30pm on both days. The evening activities will start around 8pm on each night.