Wonder what it’s like to play the alphorn?


Musician Werner Erb is offering new alphorn workshops in the tennis hall of the Alex Hotel in Zermatt from summer 2021.The 1.5-hour courses are aimed at anyone who wants check out this iconic traditional Swiss instrument up close and have a go at playing it. The workshops take place from July to October on eight Fridays and Saturdays. As well as alphorns, wurzelhorns and Büchel (a related instrument resembling a trumpet) are also available to try. With replaceable mouthpieces and disinfectant sprays, all hygiene aspects are covered too.

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