Watch your emails for news on our next gathering! For the foreseeable future, we are hosting quarterly gatherings in various locations depending on which group is hosting. Here is our 2023 schedule: March 18, 2023 1:30 – 3:30 – Location to be confirmed, possibly the Waynesboro Library, Waynesboro. VA This Gathering will be organized and led by the CHARLOTTESVILLE DULCIMER GROUP. Contact Person … Continue reading Join Us At Our Next Gathering
Here’s an opportunity to experience some IN-PERSON classes again, after this long hiatus during Covid! Many Blue Ridge Dulcimer Club players have attended the Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival in Ferrum in years past – a real favorite, with personable instructors, including one of our own club members, Phyllis Gaskins! Read more here: https://www.ferrum.edu/crooked-road-dulcimer-festival/ Registration deadline has changed due to a low number of registrants and … Continue reading Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival
Phyllis Gaskins, BRMDP Club member, and nationally recognized Galax dulcimer noter player and teacher, will be leading a week-long workshop at the John C. Campbell Folk School from February 27 – March 4. Make plans now to attend this in-person learning opportunity! Read more here: https://classes.folkschool.org/Instructors.aspx?id=275369&fbclid=IwAR1ojNDUBhJ9DTpjq-Nc3HMddqNd93LaUjbY7qZfyQEYtY7bQZ1lke2rWlA Continue reading Workshop Opportunity
Interested in heading SOUTH in February, for some dulcimer classes with fantastic teachers – AND warmer weather? The Central Florida Dulcimer Festival (re: Florida Winter Acoustic Gathering) is scheduled for Feb 10-12, 2022 in Mt. Dora Florida.The dulcimer festival will be live again next year. Please check us out at www.centralfloridadulcimerfestival.com. for information and registration. Continue reading Central Florida Dulcimer Festival
We love to support the wonderful workshop leaders we’ve had, and here are several fantastic ways to “play with Joe” in some great workshops! If you have his “Christmas with the Mountain Dulcimer, Vol. 2”, he is hosting a free “PLAY THROUGH”. Thursday, October 21 (7:30 pm EST) – New Harmony Dulcimer Workshop/Showroom. Free and open to the public. We talk about caring for your dulcimer and … Continue reading Join Joe Collins Virtually
Southern California Dulcimer Heritage (SCDH) presents our 27th annual / 2nd virtual Harvest Festival of Dulcimers, Friday night – Sunday, September 24 – 26, 2021, Pacific Time. Continue reading Virtual Harvest Festival of Dulcimers
Thursday practice session of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, in 5 parts. Do YOU have some audio or video files of your groups you would like to have posted? It’s great to hear what different groups are doing! Continue reading Swing Low!
Have you every dreamed of playing ON STAGE at Grand Ole Opry? You and your dulcimer can make that dream come true! Register soon to reserve your spot, if interested! Continue reading YOU can play at Grand Ole Opry!
The Lone Wild Fowl: Author: Henry Richard McFadyen (1925; alt.)Tune: PROSPECT (Graham) Played for Worship at Holy Cross Episcopal Church, May 15, 2022 The lone, wild fowl in lofty flight. Is still with thee, nor leaves thy sight. And I am thine! I rest in thee. Great Spirit, come, and rest in me. The ends of earth are in thy hand, The sea’s dark deep … Continue reading The Lone Wild Bird