2022 Programme

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The following musicians gave workshops and presentations:

Billy Horne & Frank Berger: The Long and Winding Road: Hurdy-Gurdy Maker and Player. (A presentation of the Hurdy-gurdy as an instrument, from the perspectives of the luthier and the performer.)

Anna-Maria Toivonen: Let’s Sing! Finnish Music from Ancient Rune Singing to Newer Folksongs (workshop)

Stefan Battige: Two Ancient Songs from a Baltic Island (workshop)

Maria Ojantakanen: 10 Danish Jocular Folksongs from the Collections of Evald Tang Kristensen (workshop for all levels and instruments)

Tim Rohrmann: Harp Along Trollstigen: Weaving Harp patterns and Spooky Sounds Together (workshop)

Bára Grímsdóttir & Chris Foster: How Many Notes Does It Take To Make a Good Tune? Examining the Icelandic Rímur (workshop)

Eeva-Kaisa Kohonen: Let’s Solve It Together! Tips and Exercises That Can Make Your Kantele Playing Feel Easier (Workshop for small kanteles)

Hiromi Hokkanen: Koto – a Dragon with 1,400 Years of History (Presentation of the Japanese Koto)

Helka Ermala: Harp For Beginners

Helka & Yrjänä Ermala: Finnish Romantic Songs. Not quite folksongs, but from an era when all the men were Clark Gables and all the women were Vivien Leighs. (workshop)