Finnish Folk Music Camp Is July 17 to 19
Finlandia University's Finnish Council in America and its Finnish American Heritage Center will host the second annual Finnish Folk Music Camp from July 17 to 19, 2012, on Finlandia's campus in Hancock, Mich.
For the musician, 2012 Music Camp classes include guitar, mandolin, fiddle, kantele, bones and spoons, harmonium, voice, and new this year, accordion.
Classes for the non-musician include workshops to make-your-own five-string kantele or piccolo, Finnish tango and folk dancing instruction, hands-on Finnish food arts classes, and Finnish language classes, also new this year.
Music Camp faculty members include Bette Premo, Carl Rahkonen, Ralph Tuttila, Rich Koski, Don Reinholm, Arne Salli, Tanya Stanaway, Kay Seppala, Randy Seppala, Jonathan Rundman, Sara Pajunen, Jim Lohman, Norma Nominelli, and Steve Niemi.
Call 906-482-1413 or visit www.finlandia.edu/music-camp for information about Music Camp tuition, housing, and dining. An early registration discount is offered until June 15.