FLORIDA FIDDLE FEST 2023
Friday -Monday, February 17-20, 2023
The Walker Family Band with Aisha Ivey
All events (except the Farmers Market) at our new location:
Beaches Vineyard Church
751 Atlantic Blvd.
Atlantic Beach, FL
Please join us for a weekend of fun, inclusive music-making!
We offer classes and jam sessions for all ages and levels
on fiddle, cello, mandolin, banjo, guitar, ukulele, melodica, harp!
We have string orchestras, classical chamber music, cello ensemble,
acting and creative movement classes, and of course Celtic and Old-Time sessions!
Guests are welcome to join us in our easy (called) contra dancing held at various times over the weekend.
We're open to Drop-In Guests or Partial Enrollment
Register Below or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
(subject to change)
All Events are held at Beaches Vineyard Church (aka Atlantic Theatres)
5 PM Introductions, Open Jam Session
6 PM Potluck dinner
7 PM Faculty Concert
8 PM Social Family Dancing
Guests are welcome!
9:30 Check in
10 AM-Noon Orchestras by level OR "Other" for beginners and non-orchestral instruments
~ Instrument Zoo
Lunch (please notify us of special diets)
1-3 PM Classes (choose two plus an alternate third choice)
~ Irish, Old-Time, Scottish, Middle Eastern, Cello Ensemble, Chamber music, Acting, Creative Movement, Ukulele, Singing, Melodica
3 PM snack break
3:30 PM Jam Bands (we meet, disperse, rehearse)
4:30 CONCERT open to the public performances by the Jam Bands, Orchestras, and selected classes
GUESTS are most heartily welcome to attend our casual performance!
10:30-11 AM perform for BVC (select group)
10 AM to 2 PM Atlantic Beach Farmers Market (choose a two-hour block or stay all day; lunch is on your own)
~ Perform for the community with FFF Faculty
2-5 PM Break
5 PM Classes, Jamming
6 PM potluck or purchase catered Thai dinner
7 -9 PM "Dolce Desserts" (A potluck dessert buffet with Sweet music)
5 PM "Last Hurrah" Performance (special group) at senior residents Vicar's Landing in Ponte Vedra
We'll coordinate the potluck and catered dinners in early February.
Some favorite fiddle tune charts and
Orchestra music is available at
Here is the link to the tutorial videos that Jennie and Scott made for FFF last year.
You can get a head start now on these tunes which we'll play again this year!
We'd like to know more about you so that we can design our groups and schedules to best suit our participants.
Enrollment is limited to 30 participants, so that we can communicate directly with every student or volunteer.
Please register below! And please let us know your top three elective choices.
Full Participation Fee: $160
Partial participation rates:
Friday only $30
Saturday only $100
Sunday only $30
Guests by Donation
Siblings or parties of four or more receive 20% discount