Upcoming

Friday-Saturday,  June 3-6, 2021

QuaranTUNE 4.0 Virtual Dulcimer Festival

Online - registration will open Sunday, May 2

Instructor - teaching 8 classes - mountain dulcimer & guitar

https://www.virtualdulcimerfest.com/

  • Rock & Roll Basics - Level 1
  • Chord Cadences - Level 2
  • Playing in Non-Dulcimer Keys - Level 3
  • National Anthems (It's a Summer Olympics year.) - Level 3
  • Piano Exercises for Mountain Dulcimer, 2nd Edition - Level 3
  • Classic Rock Phrasing Level 4
  • Bluegrass Chromatic Dulcimer: Scruggs-Style - Level 5
  • And a guitar class: Play Your Guitar Like a Dulcimer

 

[My previously-scheduled June 2021 performance at Charlotte FabFest has been postponed to 2022.]

 

July, 9-10 2021

Dutchland Dulcimer Gathering

Dutchland Dulcimers (PA)

Online - Registration is open

Instructor

http://www.dutchlanddulcimers.org/gathering/

  • Country Music — Novice
  • Easy Chords: How to Play 1,000 Songs — Beginner
  • Many Ways to Sound Good — Beginner
  • Led Zeppelin: Blues With A Stack Of Marshalls — Nov/Int and above
  • Playing in G and C with a 1½ Fret  – Intermediate
  • Playing Fills (or, Filling the Times Between Melody Lines) — Intermediate/Advanced
  • Chord Cadences — All levels (More advanced students will get a more advanced handout.)
  • Even Dulcimists Get the Blues — Intermediate/Advanced

 

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Chromatic Dulcimer Summit

Online - Registration opens on June 7

Instructor

https://www.thechromaticsummit.com/

Use Coupon Code TheSummit2101 for 10% discount.

 

 

Friday-Sunday, August 13-15, 2021

August Dulcimer Daze

In-person

West Dover, VT

Workshop leader

http://www.augustdulcimerdaze.com/ 

  • Chord Cadences — Novice/All
  • Playing in G and C with a 1½ Fret — Intermediate
  • Advanced Techniques — Advanced

 

October 1-3, 2021

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival

Online.

www.NutmegDulcimer.com

Featured artists will be Cristian Huet and Grant Olson (mountain dulcimers) ... MiMi Hashizume and Bill Robinson (hammered dulcimer).

 

 

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Something cool, to be announced

 

Friday-Saturday, February 4-5, 2022

Colorado Dulcimer Festival

Littleton, CO

Instructor & performer

https://www.coloradodulcimerfestival.com/ 

 

 

Friday-Saturday,  June 19-24, 2022

Kentucky Music Week

Bardstown, KY

Instructor

https://www.kentuckymusicweek.com/

 

Saturday, July 2022 (date not finalized yet)

FabFest

Charlotte, NC

Weekend-long Beatles festival.

I'll be performing Beatles songs on dulcimer.

https://www.fabfestcharlotte.org/

 


Online events

DulcimerCrossing.com ... Live webcast, July 2018

Dutchland Dulcimer Gathering (Online) ... July 2021

QuaranTUNE Dulcimer Festival (Online) ... June 2020, August 2020, February 2021, June 2021

Pocono Dulcimer Fest (Online) ... April 2021

Mountain Dulcimer Music Festival (Online - Dulcimer Assoc. of Albany, NY) ... March 2021  

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival (Online) ... October 2020

Berkeley Dulcimer Gathering (Online) ... May 2020


Recent

Mountain Dulcimer Music Festival (Dulcimer Association of Albany, NY) ... March 2019, 2020, 2021 

QuaranTUNE Dulcimer Festival (Online) ... June & August 2020, February 2021 

Berkeley Dulcimer Gathering (Online) ... May 2020 

Troubadour Acoustic Concert Series (NJ) ... February 2020 

Colorado Dulcimer Festival (Littleton, CO) ... Workshop Instructor & Performer, February 2020 

The Bitter End (Greenwich Village, NY) ... Electric rock set, February 2020 

Fundraising event (Erie, PA) ... Featured performer, October 2019 

Genesee Valley Mountain Dulcimer Club (NY) ... Day of workshops & concert, October 2019 

Misery Bay Dulcimer Club (PA) ... Day of workshops & concert, October 2019

Walnut Beach Farmers' Market (CT) ... August 2019


Selected past events:

As performer:

August Dulcimer Daze (VT) ... Workshop instructor, August 2018

Berkeley Dulcimer Gathering (CA - Online) ... Featured performer, 2020

DulcimerCrossing.com ... Live webcast, July 2018

Dulcimer Day in Duluth (MN) ... Featured performer, 2016

Dulcimer Folk Association (DF#A) benefit show (CT) ... Featured performer, 2015

Fair On the Green (Milford, CT)

Folk Music Society of New York Fall Weekend (NY) ... Featured performer, 2017

Folk Project Acoustic Music Getaway (formerly Folk Project Festival, NJ) ... Several times

Horses Sing None of It (NJ) ... Featured guest on public access TV music/interview show, 2017

Lagniappe Dulcimer Fête (LA) ... Featured performer, 2018

May Fair (Cos Cob, CT) ... 2017

North Mianus Pow-Wow (Riverside, CT) ... Several times

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival (CT) ... Featured performer, 2013

Perkasie Patchwork Coffeehouse (PA) ... 2018

Private event (NJ) ... April 2018

Private event (CT) ... August 2019

QuaranTUNE Dulcimer Festival (Online) ... 2020, 2021

Troubadour (formerly Minstrel) Acoustic Music Series (NJ) ... Several times, 1976-2020

 Assorted events in local schools, as performer or accompanist

  

As instructor / workshop leader:

August Dulcimer Daze (VT) ... 2017, 2018

Cranberry Dulcimer Gathering (NY) ... Numerous times

Folk Project Acoustic Music Getaway (formerly Folk Project Festival, NJ) ... Numerous times

Kentucky Music Week (KY) ... 2016, 2017

Mountain Dulcimer Music Festival (Dulcimer Association of Albany, NY) ... Numerous times, most recently 2021

New England Regional Folk Alliance conference (NERFA) (CT) ... Mentor, 2017-2019

Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival (CT) ... 2004-present

Pocono Dulcimer Fest (PA) ... Numerous times, most recently 2021

QuaranTUNE Dulcimer Festival (Online) ... 2020, 2021