Texas Old Time Fiddlers Association


Education is important to preserving the continuation of the Texas Style. Here we've compiled a directory of resources to make it easier to find instruction oriented in the Texas Style.

    Fiddle Camps

Live Oak Fiddle Camp

POSTPONED to May 29th - June 2nd, 2022

TR Ranch
Halletsville, TX

Teachers still confirmed: Bruce Molsky, Hanneke Cassel, Casey Driessen & Grant Gordy


Elmore Fiddle Camp
July 19th - 23rd, 2021
at Oakdale Park - Glen Rose, TX

    Teacher Directory

Keenan Fletcher
Instruments: Fiddle/Violin, Viola, Cello, Guitar, Piano
Genres: Classical violin, Technique & Repetoire, Traditional Jazz, Dixieland, Ragtime, Theory & Improvisation, Texas Style Fiddle & Western Swing, Orchestral Preparation, Chamber Music

Clayton Bankston
Instruments: Fiddle/Violin, Mandolin, Guitar, Piano
Genres: Texas Style Fiddling, Country, anything by request
Cleburne, TX

Randy Elmore
Instruments: Fiddle, Guitar
In person or virtual

McKenzie's Fiddle Studio

Sherry McKenzie
Fiddle - beginner through intermediate Old Time and Texas Style
Fort Worth area
In person or virtual

Joey McKenzie
Fiddle - intermediate to advanced - Western Swing, Twin & Triple Fiddling
Rhythm Guitar - intermediate to advanced - Texas Style, Western Swing
Tenor Guitar - beginner to advanced - Texas Style accompaniment, chord melody swing standards
Fort Worth area
In person lessons only

Danette Schuh
Suzuki Violin Clinician specializing in foundational skills for fiddlers:
tone, intonation, shifting, double stops, vibrato, sight reading
Houston area
In person or virtual

Roberta Rast Smith
Fiddle - all levels
Guitar - beginner to intermediate
Genres: Texas Style, Celtic
In person or virtual

Valerie's Music Studio
Facebook Page

Valerie Ryals
Fiddle - All levels
Genres: Texas Style, Classical
In person or virtual

Lydia Stuart
Fiddle - Texas Style
Mandolin, Piano, Bass
In person or virtual

Julie Ceretto
Guitar - All levels
Genres: Texas Style, Blues, Rock, Country, Inner Rock-star Training
In person or virtual

Katie Crawford
Fiddle/Violin - All levels
Genres: Texas Style, Swing/Jazz, anything by request
In person or virtual

Ryan Elmore
Guitar - All levels
Piano - beginner to intermediate
Genres: Jazz, Rock, Texas Style Rhythm Guitar, Country
In person or virtual

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