Folk fiddle for beginners

Vegar Vårdal is a musician, dancer and composer with more than 20 years experience of performing as well as working as an educator. Vegar lives in Vågå in Gudbrandsdalen, but has the whole of Norway and the world as his working place. He plays both regular and Hardanger fiddle, with education from the Norwegian Academy of Music. Vegar is characterized as an energetic, playful and versatile musician - and moves across a wide range of genres. 

Vegar was awarded "Norwegian Folk Musician of the year" in 2020. 

Interview with Vegar Vårdal

Learn about Vegar's musical background and what folk music means to Vegar.

Vegar's' courses

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