Published on July 1st, 2022
We are so proud to have been up and running for 2 years!
NEW COURSE - Clawhammer Banjo with Allison de Groot
Published on January 21st, 2022
Learn the basics of how to play Old-Time on Clawhammer Banjo.
NEW COURSE - Celtic Folk Cello with Natalie Haas!
Published on November 19th, 2021
Finally a cello course on the site.
Free Folk Fiddle for Beginners Workshop
Published on August 16th, 2021
Vegar Vårdal will host a free beginner fiddle workshop on Friday 20th at 20:00 (CEST)
In the studio with Natalie Haas
Published on April 29th, 2021
The one and only Cello Groove Master.
New Zoom Series - Folk Rhythm Tuesdays
Published on April 10th, 2021
We are launching a new Zoom workshop series called "Folk Rhythm Tuesdays". It's hosted by Jens Linell, a drummer in the Nordic folk scene (SVER, GKN5, Mæd Luggumt) and a co-founder of The Folk Music Academy.
NEW Beginners course with Rannveig Djønne!
Published on March 26th, 2021
Folk Fiddle for Beginners with Vegar Vårdal!
Published on January 29th, 2021
We release a brand new course today: Vegar Vårdal's "Folk Fiddle for Beginners".
NEW COURSE with Ale Carr!
Published on December 25th, 2020
Ale has recorded several hours of tunes and instructional lessons for The Folk Music Academy focusing on melody playing with a plucked instrument. He presents a detailed deconstruction of his style of playing nordic traditional tunes on the cittern, in an attempt to show what he has discovered during his journey up to now.
NEW COURSE with Kevin Henderson!
Published on November 27th, 2020
We are so pleased to release the first-ever course from Scotland, to be more exact: from The Shetland Islands! With none other than Kevin Henderson Music, one of the best fiddlers to ever come out of the isles.
Zoom workshop with Jan Beitohaugan Granli (27/11 @ 20:00 CET)
Published on November 20th, 2020
Hardanger fiddle - In this workshop you will learn "Bustebakken", a springar from Valdres. Jan has this tune after the fiddler Olav Jørgen Hegge.
NEW COURSE with Jan Beitohaugen Granli!
Published on October 23rd, 2020
To is our WE-LOVE-VALDRES day! A brand new course on Hardanger fiddle by one of the absolute monsters on the instrument: Jan Beitohaugen Granli.
NEW COURSE with Astrid Sulheim!
Published on September 25th, 2020
Springleiks, waltzes and hallings from Gudbrandsdalen in Norway.
Workshop with Kevin Henderson - Shetland Fiddle
Published on September 22nd, 2020
Friday 25th of September at 20.00/8PM GMT+2 It´s time for another zoom workshop! Now open for all members with a subscription!
Maija Kauhanen - live at The Folk Music Academy!
Published on September 14th, 2020
Thursday September 17th at 20.00/8PM GMT+2. Live Facebook concert!
New team member - John Ole Morken!
Published on September 4th, 2020
Master of music notation!
Zoom Workshop with Mattias Pérez!
Published on August 26th, 2020
How to harmonize and arrange tunes. Thursday, September 3rd (20.00/8PM GMT+2).
NEW COURSE with Johanne Flottorp!!!
Published on August 21st, 2020
We just released a new Hardanger fiddle course with the amazing Johanne Flottorp.
Zoom Workshop Friday 14th!
Published on August 13th, 2020
It´s time to get the Zoom workshops going! On Friday 14th of August at 20.00/8PM (GMT+2) you can log in to a live workshop with Olav Luksengård Mjelva. (This is only for members who have a subscription from 3-12 months)
Recording session with Astrid Sulheim!
Published on August 5th, 2020
Published on July 1st, 2020
Finally, it is launch day!
Recording session with Johanne Flottorp!
Published on June 1st, 2020
Johanne Flottorp - Hardanger Fiddle
Early Bird Access from the 1st of June!
Published on May 24th, 2020
The Folk Music Academy will officially launch on July the 1st, but because you were one of the first people to show interest, you can sign up for a subscription already from the 1st of June and get one month for free!
Recording session with Olav Luksengård Mjelva
Published on March 28th, 2020
We’ve been recording with Olav Luksengård Mjelva for four days! Fiddle and Hardanger Fiddle, pols, springar, halling and more!
Recording session with Olov Johansson!
Published on March 18th, 2020
Here’s something for all the Nyckelharpa players!
Recording session with Ottar Kåsa
Published on February 17th, 2020
We recorded a lot of great video lessons with this great Hardanger fiddle master!
Accordion lessons with Markus Räsänen
Published on February 11th, 2020
With Markus Räsänen we just recorded some awesome accordion lessons with tunes from Finland and Sweden!
Recording fiddle tunes with Antti Järvelä
Published on January 10th, 2020
We’ve had a couple of great recording days with Antti Järvelä in Finland!
Recording with Harald Haugaard finished
Published on January 5th, 2020
We recorded 12 tunes in one day with this danish fiddle master.