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12th Harmonica Masters Workshops

Trossingen, October 31st - November 4th 2018


Artistic direction & concept: Steve Baker
Organisation: Hohner Conservatory / Michaela Kitzke

The Harmonica Masters Workshops were initiated in 2003 by Steve Baker in cooperation with the town of Trossingen and Hohner Musical Instruments. Now under the direction of the Hohner Conservatory, the no.1 educational event for blues harmonica in Europe opens its doors for the 12th time at the beginnng end of October 2018 on the new campus in the heart of Trossingen, the fully renovated site of the former Hohner production facilities.


News February 2018

We’re pleased to announce that the number of registrations for the Harmonica Masters Workshops 2018 has exceeded all expectations. Since the end of January around 100 people have registered and some classes are already almost booked out. As the number of places is limited, we recommend that anyone who would like to be part of this unique event should register soon to avoid disappointment later.

With kind regards
Steve Baker & Michaela Kitzke

News January 2018

Dear Harmonica Lovers,

our website has been updated as far as possible and we are now accepting registrations for the Harmonica Masters Workshops 2018. We have made some interesting changes to our team of instructors, underlining once again the status of the Harmonica Masters as the leading educational event for contemporary harmonica in Europe.

Workshops from and with:

Joe Filisko  -  Traditional blues harmonica styles
David Barrett  -  The styles of Little Walter Jacobs and Big Walter Horton, improvisational and accompaniment studies
Marko Jovanovic  -  The building blocks of advanced harmonica playing
Greg Zlap  -  Diatonic power
Mitch Kashmar  -  Blues chromatic
Eric Noden  -  Acoustic blues guitar styles
Riedel Diegel  -  Blues Harp for beginners

Private Masterclass:
A limited number of private individual lessons are also available with artistic director Steve Baker, who will not otherwise be teaching a class in 2018.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 12th Harmonica Masters Workshops in Trossingen,

harmonically yours,
Steve Baker & Michaela Kitzke

News October 2017

Due to the World Harmonica Festival, which takes place every four years in Trossingen, the Harmonica Masters Workshops will not be happening in 2017.
The dates for the next Harmonica Masters Workshops have been set for October 31st - November 4th 2018.
Details of the exciting workshop and concert program will be released in January 2018 and we will be accepting registrations for Europe’s most successful event for blues harmonica instruction from then onwards. We look forward to welcoming you there!


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