august pulstAugust Pulst School is a non-formal education centre which is named after August Pulst (1889-1977) who was an antiquities collector and preserver of Estonian musical heritage. The school is located in the Traditional Music Center in Viljandi.

We organise:

  • instrument lessons for beginners and advanced players of all ages
  • introductory and advanced courses, hobby groups and seminars
  • workshops focusing on music from Estonia and other countries
  • school concerts which introduce Estonian traditional music and culture
  • study camps for youngsters - Estonian ETHNO, School for Young Musicians
  • in-service training courses for teachers - introductory traditional music courses

The work at August Pulst School is supported by the Council of Gambling Tax, Estonian Ministry of Education and Research and the European Social Fund. Our partners are the Estonian Non-formal Adult Education Association, Estonian Society for Music Education, Estonian National Folklore Council and the UT Viljandi Culture Academy.