Mini-Workshops

By popular request, we will again be offering mini-workshops in 2020. 45 minutes before and after lunch on Saturday, you will have the opportunity to get to grips with various topics in a short workshop.
Registration is not required for the mini-workshops.

Michalina Malisz
Course language: English
Michalina offers a mini workshop for those who want to give the hurdy gurdy a first try.

Thomas Zöller
Thomas presents various Scottish bagpipes & Concertina in his mini workshop.

Sebastian Elsner & Johannes Just – Session: How does it work?
Here you get shown and explained, what happens during a session and how best to get in joining the musicians on stage to play for the dancers.

Christian Dreier
At the mini workshop, Christian gives a presentation on reed pipe construction for huemmelchen and the adjustment of a huemmelchen.

Regina Kunkel – Nyckelharpa beginner
Regina offers a mini workshop for those who want to try playing a nyckelharpa.

Björn Kaidel – Nyckelharpa advanced
Björn’s mini workshop is aimed at anyone who already deals with the Nyckelharpa. You play pieces together, get helpful tips for example regarding bow technique and you can exchange with like-minded people.

Daniela Heiderich and others – Introduction to Bal-Folk (dance workshop for beginners)
In addition to our rich offer of music workshops, a dance workshop may not be missing. Especially the traditional French music holds a large fund of different dances. Under expert guidance you will learn the first steps to known dances like AnDro, Scottish or Bourree. The best prerequisite, therefore, to be able to get involved in every session from now on.

Jannika Romanowski

The music student from Hamburg will give us an insight into the history of hurdy gurdy.