Sommarkurs 2024

Summer course 2024

Welcome to our summer course at Lunnevad Folkhögskola in June 2024! 

  • Masterclass course with Helen Wilson (GB) 26/6 2.30PM – 30/6 3.30PM
  • Youth course 27/6 2.30 PM – 30/6 3.30PM

Pianist: Asuka Nakamura 

Link to Application

Spots are allocated on a first come first serve basis. Additional Auditor passes are available for a reduced price.  

In your application, let us know your repertoire of choice, one piece with piano accompaniment and one unaccompanied piece.  

Application deadline 15th of May 

Upon application you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to pay the application fee. Remaining fees must be at our disposal before the 1st of June. After the 1st of June the application is binding and can only be canceled by presenting a medical certificate.  


Masterclass course, 26/6-30/6 

Active participant:
Course fee 3000 SEK
Auditor pass 1 day: 500 SEK
Auditor pass 26/6-30/6: 1500  SEK 

Meals and lodging:
Single room 4 nights+ all meals: 3850 SEK (incl 300 SEK non refundable application fee)
Shared double room 4 nights+ all meals: 3250 SEK (incl 300 SEK non refundable application fee)

Meals only: available for purchase on site 


Youth course 27/6-30/6

Course fee 2000 SEK  

Meals and lodging:
Single room 3 nights+ all meals: 3400 SEK (incl 300 SEK non refundable application fee)
Shared double room 3 nights+ all meals: 2800 SEK (incl 300 SEK non refundable application fee) 

Meals only: available for purchase on site 


The course fee is the same even if you choose to arrive or leave at a different time.  



Helen Wilson

Inspired by many genres of music, Helen Wilson is a passionate advocate for musical versatility. She enjoys a varied performing career working in orchestras, shows and sessions, and also as a soloist, chamber musician, composer, arranger and educator.

As an orchestral player, Helen is currently Principal Second Flute in the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. She has also played with many of the top UK orchestras as guest principal flute, 2nd flute and piccolo for international tours, radio and television broadcasts, BBC Proms performances and CD recordings. Helen has played in pit bands for many musical theatre shows and held the flute chair positions in West End productions of An American in Paris (Dominion Theatre), The King and I (London Palladium) and Evita (Regent Park Open Air Theatre). Helen also works with a variety of smaller ensembles including Liverpool Wind Collective, and has played with leading contemporary ensembles.

In 2011, Helen formed Tempest, a flute trio looking to expand the repertoire for this line up. The trio explored different genres, commissioned several new works, won competitions including the Royal Overseas League Competition and performed across the UK, Europe and America in venues ranging from the Wigmore Hall, London to Caesar’s Palace, Las Vegas!

Passionate about music education, Helen has worked with many organisations, schools, universities and conservatoires. In 2023 Helen set up Liverpool Flute Academy and the Liverpool International Flute Competition. She currently teaches flute at Chetham’s School of Music, Liverpool Hope University and the University of Liverpool.

Helen studied at Chetham’s School of Music with Gitte Marcusson and the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) with Richard Davis, graduating with an International Artist Diploma and the RNCM Gold Medal Award. Helen also undertook an Erasmus exchange year learning with Dr Anders Ljungar-Chapelon at the Malmö Academy of Music. Some of Helen’s solo competitive achievements whilst studying include being a woodwind category finalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year in 2006, winner of the British Flute Society Performance Plus Competition, and winner of RNCM Concerto Competition. She was a Park Lane Group Young Artist, a Concordia Artist and Royal Overseas League finalist. Helen also plays ethnic flutes, studied jazz flute and played with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of GB.

Asuka Nakamura

Asuka Nakamura started playing the piano at the age of three in Nagoya, Japan, and already at the age of nine she made her solo debut with Mozart’s famous Piano Concerto No. 23.

Asuka has given concerts all over the world. In Sweden, she has appeared with piano concertos by Grieg, Beethoven, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Messiaën. Asuka has had competitive success with prizes in the Ljunggrenska competition, Gothenburg, Blütner Piano Competition, Malmö, and the Nordic Piano Competition, Denmark.

Since Asuka moved to Stockholm, she has received scholarships from the Masonic Lodge and from the Royal Musical Academy four years in a row.

In 2013, Sveriges Radio made the documentary Mozart has never been in Japan, which is a free artistic insight into Asuka Nakamura’s journey from Japan and about her life as a pianist in Sweden today.