Workshop FAQs

Updated April 27, 2023

Will the HFAA be holding its Summer Workshop in person in 2023?

Yes! The HFAA will be holding its summer 2023 Hardanger Fiddle Music and Dance Workshop in person July 20-23 at Folklore Village, near Dodgeville, Wisconsin:

When does the workshop begin and end?

Our workshop begins at 1 pm on Thursday and ends with lunch at 12 noon on Sunday. Everyone must be completely out of Folklore Village by 2 pm on Sunday.

How do I register?

The registration form can be downloaded from our website here.

What is the registration deadline?

For 2023 the registration deadline is June 26 to avoid a late fee; July 9 (postmarked) is the final registration deadline (individual exceptions may be made on a case-by-case basis).

Is it possible to attend part time?

We offer six different options for part-time attendance; see our 2023 Summer Workshop registration form for more details.

What does it cost to attend?

See our 2023 Summer Workshop registration form for the 2023 fees.

Can I bring a companion who won't be attending classes but will join me for meals?

Yes. Adult companions who do not participate in classes may attend for the same fee as teen attendance.

Can I bring my children to the workshop?

Children who are mature enough to participate in the dance or fiddle classes are very welcome. For younger children we recommend that you find an adult to be responsible for their care during the day; we do not provide activities or supervisio for children.

What is your cancellation policy?

See our 2023 Summer Workshop registration form for our 2023 cancellation policy.

Can you help me find a ride to Folklore Village?

See our page Housing, Meals, Transportation on our website where you will find information on public transportation to Madison, WI, the nearest city. Also, our Ride Sharing Board will be available to workshop registrants to help workshop attendees needing rides to match up with drivers and vice versa; information on ride sharing will be sent to workshop registrants via email.

Do you have a sample class schedule?

Yes, a sample schedule is available on our website here, along with detailed information on our classes.

What are the COVID-19 policies and mitigation measures that will be in force at the 2023 Summer Workshop?

A description of our COVID-19 policies and mitigation measures can be found on our website here. Updates will be posted as they become available.