I joined Fiddlers Hangout back in 2005-07 enjoyed it but eventually didn't sign in as much.
I'm still enjoying playing my fiddle but not playing it the way I want. I wanted to learn to play fiddle tunes fast but just didn't know how to . Most of my experience of learning as an adult was by a classical violinist. I wanted to learn how to really play the fiddle watched a lot of You Tube videos, they where good but still not what I was wanting to learn. Guess I was still having the violin versus fiddle controversary that I had as a child.
Recently I was introduced to a fiddler who is showing me how to play old time fiddle. I have 3 songs now and am having a lot of fun with them. He is wanting us to learn without tab, but by listening, I really am looking forward to learning this way! Hope I can continue to learn from him.