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Mountain Dulcimer Workshop

Why Attend Mountain Dulcimer Workshop

Mountain Dulcimer Guest Artist Dave Haas will use a selection of songs to explore techniques that will complement the lyrics and melodies of the songs. You will come away with a variety of ideas for making each song your own, using several traditional and contemporary methods. The first 90-minute session will focus on improving your strum and your left-hand fingering to make your tunes more musical. The second 90-minute session you will learn how to play slow songs in a smooth and melodic style by plucking the strings one at a time. 

Participants should have a good understanding of the mountain dulcimer along with basic technical skill and concepts.

Course Dates: Friday, June 9, 2023
Registration Fee: $60
Registration Deadline: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Register Here

Please note that the Mountain Dulcimer Immersive Workshop, co-taught by Mountain Dulcimer Guest Artist Dave Haas, Mountain Dulcimer Workshop Faculty Wanda Degen, and DeeDee Tibbits, will take place on Saturday, June 10.  


Please bring a notebook, writing utensil, and your mountain dulcimer. A recording device, either video or audio, will come in handy in this class but is not required. 


Dave Haas

Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Mountain Dulcimer Guest Artist

Questions? Contact Gary.

Associate Director of Continuing & Community Education


Phone: 231.276.7340

Gary Gatzke