Beginning Kantele (January 2024)
Thursday, January 11, 2024 - 6-8pm
Finnish American Heritage Center
Instructor: Kay Seppala
Class fee: $15, advanced registration required
Registration closes January 8 or when sold out
Call the Finnish American Folk School at 906-370-3722 for more information
If you can count to 5 you can play the 5-string kantele! Join Kay Seppala for an introduction to playing the kantele, a plucked string instrument (lap harp) that is the national instrument of Finland. In addition to learning the basics of playing, this workshop will introduce students to kantele lore. Instruments will be provided. Open to anyone ages 12 and up, no experience necessary. Younger children with some musical experience are welcome if accompanied by an adult.