The HFAA's 2022 "Open Hearth" Online Winter Workshop is coming!

The HFAA is proud to announce our second annual Online Winter Workshop, “Open Hearth”, to take place on Zoom February 5-6, 2022. It will feature beginning/intermediate hardingfele taught by Vidar Skrede, intermediate/advanced hardingfele taught by Håkon Høgemo, dance (instructor to be announced soon), and a luthiers’ session, as well as your favorite evening party dance/fiddling activities. NEW this year is a special session featuring a short performance and conversation with a guest artist about modern “5+5” Hardanger fiddles (also commonly referred to as Hardanger d'amore) and their usage in both traditional and contemporary contexts. Registration is free! Stay tuned for more information and a registration link.

Save the Dates!

Our regular summer workshops are scheduled for July 21-24, 2022, July 20-23, 2023, July 18-21, 2024, and July 17-20, 2025, all at Folklore Village, Dodgeville, WI. We hope to see you there!

Upcoming Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Events

To see the latest listing of upcoming Hardanger fiddle music and dance events, see our Events page. If you would like to publicize an event here, contact us with full information.

Our Membership Brochure is Available

This colorful pamphlet describes the history and lore surrounding the Hardanger fiddle and the HFAA's role in promoting its music and dance in America. It also includes a membership application form. Visit our Membership page to see more or to download a copy.

HFAA membership brochure

The Hardanger Fiddle Association of America (HFAA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring, strengthening and energizing the Hardanger fiddle music and dance community in North America.

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