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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
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.