The music material for 2024 will be from Szilágysági taught by Dűvő and special guest András Lelkes. Albert Mohácsy, Dűvő‘s usual bass player, is unable to attend the 2024 camp so András graciously agreed to step in as our bass instructor for 2024!

Music Instructors.

Dűvő has taught music at folk camps throughout Europe and are a favorite at folk festivals in Hungary. They play a vast repertoire from all ethnic groups of the Carpathian basin and Felvidék area, have earned the “Young Master of Folk Arts” in 1983, are the accompanying band for the Nógrád Dance Ensemble, and have played for many recent Western Canadian Hungarian Festivals. Dűvő has released at least 12 major recordings as well as numerous teaching recordings.

The members of Dűvő:

  • Dénes Hrúz plays violin, duda and ütögardon
  • Szabolcs Hrúz plays violin, kontra and koboz.
  • Zsolt Nagy plays clarinet, kontra and furulya.
  • Albert Mohácsy plays bass, koboz, and ütögardon

Videos: [One] [Two]

Guest Instructor András Lelkes

András was born to revival. His father organized the first dance-house in 1972, some forty years ago, which has become the starting point of a whole movement. Since 1994 he has been a member of Tükrös ensemble. He founded a record label, and still runs a music production company producing shows and festivals, and providing training and courses to the whole ecosystem of the music industry. Recently he acquired a Master Degree in World Music Studies in the University of Sheffield, UK. His thesis is titled Authenticity and institutionalisation. Double-bass playing in the institutionalisation process of Hungarian dance house music. András continuously release music notations from authentic double bass players from the Carpathian basin – available on Scribd:

Instruction will be available on all of the above-mentioned instruments.