Deep down, you know it too.
The problem is—you don't think of yourself as someone can join in a Celtic music session. Fiddle Playing found you; you didn't seek it! And yet, you can play the violin. Turns out, you're someone who wants to join in a Celtic music session. Sometimes, musicians are worried about being good enough before being able to join in a Celtic music session because they believe some common myths about playing in sessions, like:
But guess what? Your job is simply to have fun. And perfection kills fun and connection.
Becoming a fiddle player who joins in Celtic music sessions is a process of peeling back layers of self judgement to reveal yourself—in down-to-earth ways people feel a natural resonance with. And this is a skill that can absolutely be learned.
Jacqui Wallace Skinner, USA
Sarah O'Brien, USA