Our Club – Out and About

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.

  • Jeff Furman – May 2, 2020 Workshop

    April 4, 2020 by

    C A N C E L L E D It is with regret that we announce that the COVID-19 virus has caused us to cancel the May 2, 2020 workshop with Jeff Furman. We hope to reschedule with him as soon as possible. More about Jeff Furman: Jeff is a multi-instrumentalist (mountain dulcimer, clawhammer banjo,… Read more

  • Remembering Madeline MacNeil

    March 24, 2020 by

    We are saddened to hear of Madeline MacNeil’s passing. She is known as the “Mother of Modern Day Dulcimer” and shaped her career around playing dulcimer and accompanied by her lovely clear voice.Maddie was the founder and original publisher of DULCIMER PLAYER NEWS, a position she held for almost three decades. In the early years,… Read more

  • Ferrum’s Crooked Road Cancelled

    March 24, 2020 by

    It was announced today that Ferrum College’s Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival on May 21 – 24 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 situation. More information will be available later here.

  • Time to Pay Up

    March 20, 2020 by

    Thanks to the many of you have paid your 2020 dues (only $5!). The benefit to you will be reduced registrations for our upcoming workshops. Print out the Membership Form, fill in and mail with your annual dues.

  • Join Us At Our Next Jam

    March 12, 2020 by

    NOTE: Due to the fluid situation with the COVID-19 virus all jams will be cancelled until further notice. Please check back for updated information! Our next First Saturday jam, April 4, 2020 has been cancelled. Our regurlar May First Saturday Jam would fall on May 2 which is when our Jeff Furman Workshop is scheduled,… Read more

  • Thanks to our secretaries!

    February 14, 2020 by

    The officers of the Blue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer Players Club extend our appreciation to Debbie Campbell for her service as Secretary of the Blue Ridge Mountain Dulcimer Player for slightly more than a year.  Each month Debbie sent out jam reminders, as well as club announcements.  With the increasing demand of caring for her family… Read more

  • “Dulce”

    February 12, 2020 by

    “Dulce” was formed in 2015 by a core group from the Charlottesville Women’s Choir and Sue Davis.  We now have seven women and may be joined by music therapist and dulcimer player Janice Stegall-Seibert. We meet on the last Tuesday afternoon of the month at clubhouse of Sharon Baiocco in Charlottesville for two hours of… Read more

  • 2020 Jam & Program Schedule

    January 6, 2020 by

    Workshop planned for May 2, 2020 Check out the ** plans here ** for Jeff Furman’s Workshop for our club, on May 2! The location will be: Alexander Mack Room, Maple Terrace, in the Bridgewater Retirement Village, 210 Virginia Avenue, Bridgewater, Virginia 22812 Read more about Jeff, his music and his teaching on his website:… Read more

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