1–2.4.2017 Pickin’ and Grinnin’ – Bluegrass style classes

loggabluegrassA unique opportunity to get acquainted with and immerse yourself in bluegrass music and its typical instruments, banjo, mandolin and guitar!

During three weekends in March–April 2017 we arrange courses/workshops with the famous bluegrass duo Katy Lou and Penny Lea Clark (The Purple Hulls) from Texas, United States. The courses are held 11–12.3, 18–19.3 and 1–2.4 at Evangeliska folkhögskolan (Efo) in Vaasa, Finland. The courses are held on Saturday at 1–8 p.m. and on Sunday at 10 a.m.–3 p.m. You can participate in one or several courses. You can be a beginner or more experienced. You can focus on one or several of the instruments.

The course content will be adapted to the participants’ level and needs. We also offer band-playing and harmony singing. In the registration form you can express your wish regarding the course content.

The series of courses ends with a concert at Ritz in Vaasa on the 2nd of April at 5 o’clock p.m.

There is a limited number of places both at the courses and in the specific instrumental groups. Please contact us if you do not have your own instrument! The language of instruction during the courses is English.

Course fee
– 120€ per course, all three courses together 300€
– For students 80€ per course, all three courses together 200€

Possibility of accommodation at the school’s dormitory (limited places) and in classrooms (on the floor).
Registration shall be made using the form on this site (scroll down to the bottom of that page).

For more information, contact the course secretary Carolina Djupsjöbacka on tel +358 10 327 1612 or kurssekreterare(at)efo.fi.