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 Friday Evening - January 13th

Meet 'n' Greet Open Jam
facilitated by Aubrey, Elwood & Rick!!

and Registration in the dining hall

starting at 7:00PM

Schedule for January 14th


Sat: 7:30AM

REGISTRATION 

Vendors available in the Vendor Area

coffee/tea/hot chocolate/water  ALL DAY Saturday – Dining Area

8:30 to 8:50AM

ANNOUNCEMENTS, INTRODUCTIONS & INFO – Dining Area

 

Printable PDF - MD SCHEDULE

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop Descriptions

Workshops

&

     Times

MD

(Discovery)

NO experience

MD

(Beginner)

MD

(Novice)

MD

(Intermediate)

MD

(Advanced)

Master Classes

(Int to Adv)

9:00 to 10:15AM

M1

Discovery I

Let's Begin!

 

Kim Jennings

 

M2

How are you wired for music?

 

Jeremy Seeger

 

M3

Do you See

 the C?  

 

Bonnie Leigh

 

M4

Improvising on

 the MD

(all levels)

 

Aubrey Atwater

 

M5

Carter Family Tunes

 

Elwood Donnelly

 

M6

Deciphering Songs By Ear

 

Ellen Pratt

 

M7

Gentle pizzazz!

 

Nina Zanetti

 

MMC

New Dimensions

Carol Walker

 

10:30 to 11:45 AM

M8

Discovery 2

Strumming

 

Bob Mallalieu

 

M9

Dulci-robics

 

Ellen

 

M10

Dancing Fingers

 

Kristin Gitler

 

M11

What Chord Do

I Play Now?

Nina

 

M12

“Happy Hour!”

1-3-5 Tuning

 

Nick Platco

 

M13

Reverse Tunings

 

Aubrey

 

M14

Care & feeding of your MD

 

Dave Fox

 

MMC

New Dimensions

Carol

 

12:00 PM

LUNCH in the dining hall/gym @ 12:00 pm followed by the FACULTY CONCERT in Sanctuary @ 1:00pm

2:30 to 3:45PM

M15

Discovery 3

Chords & melody

 

Norm Williams

M16

Beginning Fingerpicking

 

Elwood

 

M17

Intro to Blues

 

Nick

 

M18

Celtic Music

 

Bonnie

 

M19

EAE Tuning for the Key of A

 

Kristin

 

M20

“Clean Up Your Act”

 

Dave

 

M21

Playing w/ 4 equi-distant strings

 

Aubrey

 

MMC

New Dimensions

Carol

 

4:00 to 5:15 PM

M22

Discovery 4

Putting it together

 

Jonah Talbott

 

ND23

Intro to

BAVX

all levels-musicians

 

Jeremy

 

M24

History of MD

 

Ken Longfield

 

 

  M25

Tunes of Playford’s “The Dancing Master”

 

Nina

 

ND26

Appalachian “Crankies”

 

Ellen

 

ND27

Healing Music

all levels – musicians

 

Bonnie

 

M28

Lively O’Carolan Tunes

 

Kristin

 

 

Printable PDF - HD SCHEDULE

Hammered Dulcimer Workshop Descriptions

Workshops

&

Times

HD

Discovery

(Beginner-No experience)

HD

(Beginner/Novice)

HD

(Intermediate)

HD

(Advanced)

Master

Class

(Int & up)

9:00 to 10:15AM

H1

Discovery I

The Basics

 

Russ Rentler

 

H2

Chording Made Easy

 

Rick Thum

 

H3

The Slip Jig

 

Rich Carty

 

H4

Independence, rudiments & percussion techniques

 

Cliff Cole

 

HMC

Adding movement to your arrangements

 

Jon Weinberg

 

10:30 to 11:45AM

H5

Discovery II

Tools to learn & play

 

Russ

 

H6

Sticking It to Your Dulcimer

 

George Nixon

 

H7

Free Embellishment

 

Rick

 

H8

Hand Independence

 

Paul Mueller

 

HMC

Adding movement to your arrangements

 

Jon

 

12:00 PM

LUNCH in the dining hall/gym @ 12:00 pm followed by the FACULTY CONCERT in Sanctuary @ 1:00pm

2:30 to 3:45PM

H9

Discovery III

Putting it in practice

 

Russ

 

H10

Triplets, Triplets, Triplets, and Rolls

 

Paul

 

H11

Arpeggio Archipelago

 

Cliff

 

H12

Embellishing from the Melody Note

 

Rick

 

HMC

Adding movement to your arrangements

 

Jon

 

4:00 to 5:15 PM

 H13

Discovery IV

Wrapping it Up

 

Rich C

 

H14

Simple Embellishments Workshop

 

George

 

H15

Music Theory for the HD

 

Cliff

 

H16

Around the World On a Dulcimer

 

 Paul

 

 

5:15 PM

DINNER On your Own - Get to know somebody new & team up with other folks! 

See Restaurant list & menus @ Information Table in the Vendors area on Festival day

or Google (E’burg/Stroudsburg, PA restaurants) ahead of time to make reservations.

7:30 PM

Concert  (open to the public) - Featuring:   

                  

Atwater - Donnelly and Rick Thum

With

Jon Weinberg and Carol Walker

PDC