Teacher : Andrea Hoag

Andrea Hoag
Violin and fiddle: all styles, all levels

Grammy nominee Andrea Hoag has taught fiddle and violin for over 30 years and has a unique, student-centered approach to teaching. A highly versatile musician, she teaches many styles. She has been on the teaching staff of numerous music camps, including Swannanoa Gathering and Ashokan Northern and Southern Weeks. Andrea is a graduate of a program in Folk Violin Pedagogy at Malungs Folk College in Sweden.

Her major current project is Old Doors/New Worlds http://olddoors.org, a collaborative traditional music and dance project developing a film, a performance suite, and a Traveling Folk School. Andrea has toured widely around the U.S., and performs locally with Maggie Sansone; with Jody Marshall; with Hoag, Kelley, and Pilzer; and with a number of other ensembles. She's currently at work on a new Berntsons recording, and a duo EP with David Greely of the Mamou Playboys. Her recordings are:

  • The Berntsons, 2007
  • Hambo in the Snow, 2006 (GRAMMY nominee) -- Azalea City Recordings
  • Fire and Water, 1999 - Azalea City Recordings
  • Hambo in the Barn, 1996 - Azalea City Recordings
For more information, visit her website www.andreahoag.com or email her: mail@andreahoag.com

Lessons are $70-$75 for 1 hour or $35-$40 for 30 minutes (sliding scale) and are held in Silver Spring, MD. 

For contact information for this teacher, please call House of Musical Traditions at (301) 270-9090 or contact the lessons coordinator by email.

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