Hurdy-Gurdy Teachers & Schools – Online and in person

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Teachers

Noelle Beaudin

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online and In-Person (Northern New England)
Levels: Beginner to Elementary
Styles taught: Traditional and Contemporary with a focus on Music Theory and Composition.

Michel Bordeleau dit Mileau le vielleux

Languages spoken: French, some English
Location: Chambly, Québec, Canada
Levels: Beginner to intermediate
Styles taught: French music, fingering exercise
Hurdy-gurdy rentals available

Quentin Budworth

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online and in person in Yorkshire/Skye
Levels: Beginner to Advanced; Also offers Instrument Buying, recording and performance advice
Styles taught: Traditional folk melodies from across Europe and Eastern Mediterranean, modern.

Germán Díaz

Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Traditional Iberian, European and contemporary
Please contact Germán through one of these School websites: Tradescola or Cantigas e Agarimos

Earl the Bard

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online
Levels: Beginner to Intermediate
Styles taught: Folk and Modern

Max Enloe

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online and In-Person (Northern New England)
Levels: Beginner to Elementary
Styles taught: Playing basics, coups & Maintenance

Sanne Van Gend

Languages spoken: English, Dutch
Location: Online, Central Netherlands
Levels: Beginners to intermediate
Styles taught: Folk, contemporary and Dutch playhouse tunes from the early 18th century

Francesco Giusta

Languages spoken: English, French, Italian
Location: Online
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Folk, early music, medieval, baroque, modern

Sergio González Prats

Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Location: Online
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Mediterranean, medieval, folk

Ron Höllein

Languages spoken: English, German
Location: Online
Levels: Beginner to Slightly Advanced
Styles taught: World music, pop, classical, baroque, folk

Jon Loomes

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: French trad, anything else

Michalina Malisz

Languages spoken: English, Polish
Location: Online, Kraków
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Metal, Any

Scott Marshall

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Traditional, modern

Christian Mohr Levisen

Languages spoken: English, Danish, German, Swedish
Location: Online, Stockholm
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Scandinavian, Mediterranean

Taryn Spink

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online, Los Angeles
Levels: Beginner to Slightly Advanced
Styles taught: All

RT Taylor

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online, Los Angeles
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Traditional French

Steve Tyler

Languages spoken: English
Location: Online, Southwest England
Levels: Beginner to Advanced
Styles taught: Medieval, traditional, modern, theatrical

Pablo C. Ursusson

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Galician, Portuguese, German
Location: Galicia, Spain. Online
Levels: Beginners to advanced
Styles taught: Music, in the wide sense of the word

Mary Vanhoozer

Languages spoken: English and Conversational French
Location: Online, Chicago area
Levels: Beginner to slightly advanced
Styles taught: Renaissance, Baroque, and French Traditional

Schools

School Name: Stichting Draailier en Doedelzak
Contact info: www.draailier-doedelzak.nl or info@draailier-doedelzak.nl
Languages: Dutch (English)
Location: The Netherlands (in person)
Level: All, 4 different courses for beginners to advanced gurdy players
Style: All (depends on teacher)
School Name: Iep Fourier
Contact info: muziekacademie@blankenberge.be
Languages: Dutch, French, English
Location: Blankenberge, Belgium (in person)
Level: All
Style: All
School Name: Elsje Peeters
Contact info: peeterselsje@telenet.be
Languages: Dutch, French, English
Location: Genk, Belgium (www.gavoorkunst.be) & In person: Ieper, Belgium www.academie-ieper.be) (in person)
Level: All
Style: All
School Name: Adriana Borger
Contact info: adriana.borger@muziek-academie.be
Languages: Dutch, English
Location: Gent (muziek-academie.be) (in person)
Level: Beginner
Style: All
Association: Harald Bauweraerts
Contact info: www.musiquepublique.be
Languages: Dutch, French, English
Location: Brussel, Belgium (www.musiquepublique.be)
Level: All
Style: All
Association: Rea De Rybel & Lief Verbeeck
Contact info: info@warddebeer.be
Languages: Dutch, French
Location: Antwerpen, Belgium (www.warddeneer.be)
Level: All
Style: All
Association/Private: Pieter Lauwers
Contact info: lauwers.pieter@telenet.be or info@westelfolk.be
Languages: Dutch, English, French
Location: Online is possible. Baal or Westerlo, Belgium (www.westelfolk.be)
Level: Beginner, intermediate
Style: All
School Name: Johann-Joseph Fux Konservatorium
Contact info: post@stmk.gv.at and https://www.verwaltung.steiermark.at/cms/ziel/74836019/DE
Languages: German
Location: Graz, Austria (in person)
Level: Beginner to advanced and teacher
Style: All