At the Master Class Hardanger International (MCH International)
participants follow classes led by the prize winning fiddlers Leif
Rygg and Frank Rolland. In addition - an introduction to Norwegian
folk music at the Ole Bull Academy and at Hardanger Folk Museum.
MCH International is open to all over eighteen, suits both students
and trained musicians. MCH International 2016 will be held from
September19th to 25th in Norway and the regions Hardanger and
In 2015 we had fiddle players from England, Japan and the
USA. Here is some of the feedback from the students:
"I left Granvin with one of the most fulfilling
musical experiences I've ever had"
"For me, the Master Class Hardanger International
(MCHI) was a marvellous experience which I shall remember all my
life. I was very excited to be given a place and had high
expectations which were amply fulfillled. The teaching was
excellent, the tutors patient and attentive to everyone's needs,
the tunes really great, the company superb and very friendly. The
mix of activities seemed ideal - lots of teaching, but also the
fascinating talks, visits, concert and impromptu playing. But what
I also really appreciated was the marvellous welcome we got from
everyone, whether directly involved in the course or not."
"I had an amazing time at the masterclass and missed
it dearly when I got home. My least favorite part was that it had
Here you can see from the Master Class Hardanger
International 2015 in Norwegian National TV.