Concerts & Events

Thursday October 29 3:30-4:30 workshop and 7:30 PM concert

Mikael and Mia Marin -
Swedish Fiddlers

220 Spring Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Marin/Marin, one of the finest traditional Swedish fiddle duos, will be in Santa Cruz October 29 for a workshop and concert. This is a rare opportunity to learn traditional violin music and technique from two of the best musicians in Sweden. A house concert will follow in the evening. More info provided upon RSVP - both workshop and concert will be on the westside of Santa Cruz.

These wonderful fiddlers from Sweden, Mikael (from Väsen) and Mia Marin will teach a Swedish fiddling workshop in westside Santa Cruz, CA on October 20, 2015, 3:30pm - 4:30pm, $20. They will teach beautiful tunes with second voices to learn by ear and they will also provide sheet music.

To reserve a space, ask questions and receive the location details please contact: Shelley Phillips: (831) 426-9155. Please include your contact info and level of experience.

Mikael and Mia Marin are both very experienced and well known as teachers and workshop leaders for students of all ages and abilities. Together, they teach fiddle workshops all over Europe and have also specialized in Swedish Baroque music. Mikael Marin teaches viola and folk music at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and is the 5 string viola player in Väsen. Mia Marin teaches violin at the Eric Sahlström Institute and she was just chosen as the new Swedish Fiddle teacher at one of the most prestigious and important folk schools in Sweden, the Malungs folkhögskola. Jim Shallenberger and many other teachers use the Marin/Marin tune/arrangement books with their students. They are now working on their 4th cd and have published 2 highly regarded tune books.

Northern California Tour 2015

Oct 27 House Concert Berkeley, CA Fifth Street Farms 7:30pm $20. Reservations: 510-525-9248

Oct 28 House Concert Santa Clara, CA 7:30pm $15 general / $8 impoverished;

Oct 29 Workshop/ House Concert Santa Cruz, CA Workshop 3:30pm - 4:30pm info -Shelley Phillips
House Concert at Irene Herrmanns 7:30pm $20

Oct 30 Concert San Rafael, CA Studio 55 Marin, 1455-A East Francisco Blvd., San Rafael, California $17 in advance, $20 at the door. 8:00pm

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