Fiddle Orchestra of Western Mass

located in downtown Northampton


We play tunes from the New England, American South, Celtic, Quebecois, and Scandinavian traditions and original compositions by contemporary musicians.

All FOWM sheet music and tune recordings here
Download tunes here


Variety Shows – Winter 2021

 January 14 (click for files & audio)
January 21 (click for files & audio)
January 28 (click for files & audio)


Virtual Fall 2020 Tunes & Tips

Tune of the Week
Tip of the Week
  • Starting and stopping tunes Worksheet  Video
  • Some thoughts on scales  Video
  • A few thoughts on practice. Video
  • Exploring metronomes. Video
  • Practicing without your instrument. Video
  • Warming up to improv in small chunks Video
  • Four parts of practice, and a focus on doodling  Video
  • Sharing your music with others  Video
  • Getting comfortable in different keys  Video
  • Creating exercises based on tunes  Video

All FOWM sheet music and tune recordings here

Download tunes



The Portland Collection books are available through the public library system, and many tune books can be purchased through The Country Dance & Song Society. 

Join us! We can’t wait to play with you!

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