Learn from one of the world's top teachers at your own pace in your own home

Acoustic Online Music Academy

Academy Membership

From beginner to advanced, get immediate access to a world-class music education with the step-by-step lessons to start playing today.

With over 145 lessons utilizing 32 songs, you can progress at your speed and pace.

Plus you get exclusive discounts for personal sessions with our amazing instructors as well.

World-Class Fiddle Instructors

At Jim Wood Acoustic Music Academy, our world-class instructors are more than educators; they are seasoned musicians with a wealth of experience and an unbridled passion for teaching others. Under their guidance, you’ll not only learn the intricacies of the fiddle but also learn the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical evolution that develops when studying music.

Meet the teachers

Rebecca Ronvy

Fiddle/Violin Instructor

Michael Smartt

Multi-Instrument Instructor

Michael Klug

Fiddle Instructor

Proprietary Helix Method

A method of teaching that Jim Wood developed over X number of years to broaden his student’s learning path. This system teaches standard fiddle tune repertory in six levels of technical difficulty.  Using these levels, students can continually stand firm with the material that they have learned, challenge themselves to reach the next level, and be inspired by world class musicianship. 

Pricing Options

Monthly Student Membership


Six Month Student Membership

$$200/6 months

Annual Student Membership

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