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Folk School: Beginning Jouhikko Online
May 4 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until May 4, 2022
4 weeks – Wednesdays, April 6 – May 4, 8-9pm
Online – video link provided to students upon registration
This class is an introduction to playing the jouhikko, a traditional Finnish bowed lyre with horsehair strings. Students will learn how to hold and tune the instrument, use the bow, and play scales and a simple tune. Classes will take place via group video call (Zoom) and students should have access to a device with Zoom, an internet connection that supports video calls, and the ability to record, send, and watch short videos. No experience necessary. If local students do not own a jouhikko, rental instruments will be available for $20 per month and a fully refundable $120 deposit. Instructor: Clare Zuraw. Limit 5 students. Cost: $50 Click here to register