Throughout the year, many of our club members are actively sharing the beautiful sounds of this simple Appalachian instrument. At our last Annual Meeting, it was suggested that we share our music in places where others can hear and be introduced to the dulcimer, and it looks like members took that to heart! Here are just a FEW of the many places that club members have been playing this year.
Save the Date for Our June Gathering
June is right around the corner, and also our second dulcimer gathering of the year. It will be June 17, 2023 in Bridgewater, Va. at the Bridgewater Retirement Community in Maple Terrace, in the Shenandoah Room at 1:30 pm. ***Bridgewater Retirement Community, Maple Terrace, 210 Virginia Avenue, Bridgewater, Va. 22812 in the Shenandoah Room. We… Continue reading Save the Date for Our June Gathering
New Harmony Dulcimer Command Performance Online Event – April 13
Thursday, April 13 – 8 pm Eastern; 7 pm Central; 6 pm Mountain; 5 pm Pacific The event will be online and free to anyone who wishes to come whether they are registered or not. You’ll get to hear a few command performances from mystery guests, learn about Command Performance dulcimers from the builders themselves,… Continue reading New Harmony Dulcimer Command Performance Online Event – April 13
Our March Gathering
How good it was to be back together again! The great attendance was evidence that we have missed playing together! Thanks to the Charlottesville Group, the Dulce’ Cats, for hosting us today, leading us in a warm-up with a few old favorites, and playing some new ones for us. The Waynesboro Library meeting room seemed… Continue reading Our March Gathering
Heartstrings at Belle Grove
Heartstrings dulcimer group played Christmas music at the main house of Bellegrove National Historic Park in Middletown on Dec. 30, 2022, as part of the Holiday and New Year festivities. Continue reading Heartstrings at Belle Grove
for and from our Dulcimer Club, as we mark the passage of time with an ending and a beginning. For all of us, we end this year and this decade with major changes in our dulcimer club, both in how we function and in how we are formed in the new year. Rather than “monthly… Continue reading Season’s Greetings!
Joe Collins’ Christmas Zoom Invitation
ZOOM Play Through Tuesday, December 13 Get out your Joe Collins’ Christmas Books and play through seasonal songs together by Zoom, at Joe Collins’ free “Christmas Play Through”. It’s a great way to practice with others and enjoy the seasonal tunes! Continue reading Joe Collins’ Christmas Zoom Invitation
We are thankful!
We were appreciative of the lovely Oasis space in the Bridgewater Retirement Village that we were able to use for our Fall Club picnic gathering. In turn, the BRC Foundation Board was thankful for our gift in honor of Rhonda Collins and Marlene Shumaker, who assisted us in reserving the Oasis, and in arranging for… Continue reading We are thankful!
Dulcimer Items For Sale
Going, going, almost gone! Just a few dulcimer-related items are left for sale by BRMDP Club members, as some lucky folks have gotten some very good deals! Our “for sale” list now includes a unique dulcimer stand and a 1966 Folkcraft Dulcimer for $ 300. It seems dulcimer players ALWAYS are in the market for… Continue reading Dulcimer Items For Sale