Registration is NOW OPEN for our summer 2022 Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop, in person July 21-24 at Folklore Village, Dodgeville, Wisconsin
The HFAA's Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop offers a very special opportunity for getting to know Norwegian Hardanger fiddle music and dance traditions in depth. We are dedicated to both nurturing beginners and providing challenges for the more advanced. We invite you to come and join us in an environment that has been called "the warmest and most supportive in North America".
In 2022 our workshop will feature the elegant and soulful music and dance of the Telemark region, one of Norway's best-known bygdedans ("village dance") traditions.
Kristian Ihle Hanto and Borghild Hardang Hanto, Norwegian traditional dance
Lars Erik Øygarden, Intermediate II /Advanced hardingfele
Neri Bakkjen, halling dance
Mira Dickey, Intermediate I hardingfele
Marta Bartholomew, Beginning hardingfele
Laura Hummel, Beginner Mentor
Save the Dates!
Our regular summer workshops are scheduled for 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!
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.