Archive for January 2019
Upcoming Dulcimer Opportunities
The next Old Growth Mountain Dulcimer Gathering will be Saturday, Feb 2 at the Tumwater Library from noon to 3 p.m.
Please bring a capo!
Our draft playlist is:
- Grey Cat on a Tennessee Farm
- Old Joe Clark
- Hills of Connemara
- Buck-eyed Rabbit
- Norwegian Woods (requires Capo)
Trying Something New
- Shady Grove in Dorian Mode (the “Mountain Minor”) — see the pdfs for this and Star of the County Down linked here. Thank you, Susan, for sharing these wonderful pieces!
Sing Along with Chords
- Something from Steven!
- I’ll Fly Away
- Whatever else suits your fancy. It could be Nutfactory Shuffle or Three Drunken Maidens or anything else!
- Speaking of the Nutfactory Shuffle – here is Dean Robinson playing the tune as promised to help you learn to play! https://youtu.be/VLzR_isjMOk
Other opportunities to know about:
Dulcimer Workshop in Portland – February 23. Heidi Muller and Bob Webb
Menucha Dulcimer Festival – April 8-11 Instructors will be Linda Brockinton, Don Pedi and Janita Baker
Dulcimer Camp in the Wallowas — June 30 to July 6. Featured teachers this year include Dave Hass, Sue Carpenter, Kristin Gitler and Bob Webb
Steven Seifert Three Day Intensive – Sept 26-28 in Portland. https://www.stephenseifert.com/three-day-registration/