Nyckelharpa Courses

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18th – 21st January 2024Halsway goes to the Eric Sahström Institute
Tutors: Emilia Amper and Vicki Swan


12th – 14th April 2024 Nyckelharpa Weekend in The Netherlands
Tutor: Björn Kaidel


12th – 14th April 2024 – Spring Weekend for Beginners and Intermediates, Halsway Manor, England
This weekend caters for complete beginners with instruments provided and the less confident player wanting to improve.
Tutors: Vicki Swan and David Chadwick


19th – 21st April 2024Nyckelharpa Course – Schnega, Germany
Tutors: Josefina Paulson, Mia Marine, Johannes Mayr and Björn Kaidel


29th April – 3rd May 2024 – Scandinavian Retreat Week Halsway Manor, England
Monday to Friday filled with lots of playing of Swedish tunes. Tutor is Vicki Swan, running alongside Jonny Dyer’s accordion week.


7th – 9th June 2024 – Nyckelharpa Weekend, Balingen, Germany
Tutors: Björn Kaidel, Johannes Mayr, Petrus Dillen


23rd – 27th June 2024 – Ekebyholm, Sweden
Tutors: TBC


29th June – 6th July 2024 Nordic Fiddles and Feet, USA
Tutor: TBC


?? August 2024Knavertorka, Tobo, Sweden
Tutors: TBC


?? August 2024 – Laxön Nyckelharpa Course, Sweden
5 days in Älvkarleby, home of Byss-Calle. Run by Leif Alpsjö


6th – 8th September 2024 – Full Festival Weekend, Halsway Manor, England
Full Nyckelharpa Festival Weekend. Three tutors, from beginner to advanced. Experience the Midsommar murders of the nyckelharpa world!
Tutors: Vicki Swan & TBC


3rd – 6th October 2024 – Burg Fürsteneck, Germany
Seven tutors in a castle all teaching nyckelharpa. All levels from beginners needing to borrow instruments to advanced. What are you waiting for book now!
Tutors: Olov Johansson, Markus Svensson, Laurent Vercambre, Jean Darbois, Marco Ambrosini, Dider François, Jule Bauer, Petra Krebs, Annette Osann


22nd – 24th November 2024 – Altenmünster, Germany
TBC