Grand Old Dulcimer Club - Nashville, TN
Jan
25
10:00 AM10:00

Grand Old Dulcimer Club - Nashville, TN

  • Hillcrest United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Day of workshops plus a concert for the Grand Old Dulcimer Club in Nashville, TN. We’ll focus on learning some multi-part/ensemble arrangements.

Session 1: 10:30-12:00 (Waltzes)

Lunch: 12:00-1:30

Session 2: 1:30-3:00 (Tin Pan Alley/Ragtime)

Session 3: 3:15-4:45 (Fiddle Tunes)

Concert: 5:00-5:30

Cost: $25/workshop, or $60 for the full day.

For more information, contact Stephanie H.

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Florida Acoustic Winter Gathering
Feb
7
to Feb 8

Florida Acoustic Winter Gathering

  • First Baptist Church of Mount Dora (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Continuing the tradition of The Central Florida Dulcimer and Autoharp Festival which was established in 2005, the Florida Acoustic Winter Gathering is a 2-day celebration of acoustic and folk music in central Florida that offers workshops for both beginner and experienced musicians, along with concerts, jam sessions, and vending. Click here for more information.

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Dutchland Dulcimer Club - Lancaster, PA
Sep
18
12:30 PM12:30

Dutchland Dulcimer Club - Lancaster, PA

Day of workshops plus a concert at St Thomas Episcopal Church, 301 St Thomas Rd, Lancaster, PA, 17601. For more information, contact Jeff Hamilton.

Registration: 12:30pm

Session 1: 1:00pm-2:30pm - “Sum of the Parts - Hymns and Gospel Tunes”

Session 2: 3:00pm-4:30pm - “Sum of the Parts - Waltzes and Aires”

Dinner Break (on your own - many restaurants within a few minutes of the church)

Concert: 6:30pm-7:00pm (no cost for workshop participants; $5 at the door for others)

Session 3: 7:30pm-9:00pm - “Playing in Other Keys”

Registration Information:
Registration for all three workshops is $50
OR
Registration for individual workshops is $20 each
AND
There is a $5 fee for overhead and expenses.

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St Thomas Dulcimer Society - Harrisburg, PA
Sep
16
9:30 AM09:30

St Thomas Dulcimer Society - Harrisburg, PA

Specialized workshops for more experienced dulcimer players at St Thomas United Church of Christ, 6490 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112 . For more information, contact Bob Meehan.


Registration: 10:00am

Session 1: 10:30am-12:00pm - “Create dulcimer tablature from standard music notation in any key”. (NO PREVIOUS ABILITY TO READ MUSIC REQUIRED).

Lunch

Session 2: 12:30pm-2:00pm - “More challenging multi-part/ensemble arrangements”

Cost: $20/session

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St Thomas Dulcimer Society - Harrisburg, PA
Sep
14
9:30 AM09:30

St Thomas Dulcimer Society - Harrisburg, PA

  • St Thomas United Church of Christ (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Day of workshops and concert at St Thomas United Church of Christ, 6490 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112 . For more information, contact Bob Meehan.


Registration: 9:30am

Session 1: 10:00am-11:30am - “Introduction to Chord/Melody Style Playing”

Lunch

Session 2: 12:30pm-2:00pm - “Multi-part/ensemble arrangements of Ragtime music”

Session 3: 2:15pm-3:45pm - “Multi-part/ensemble arrangements of Christmas music”

Concert: 4:15pm-4:45pm

Cost: $20/session, or $50 for all 3 sessions

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Fairport Dulcimer Club - Fairport, NY
Sep
10
8:30 AM08:30

Fairport Dulcimer Club - Fairport, NY

Day of workshops plus an evening concert. Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 48 Perrin Street, Fairport, NY 14450. For more information, contact Rich Towsley.


Registration: 8:30am

Session 1: 9:00am-10:30am - “Multi-part/ensemble arrangements of World Folk Music”

Session 2: 10:45am-12:15pm - “Multi-part/ensemble arrangements of old-time music”

Session 3: 2:00pm-3:30pm - “Playing in Other Keys" - how to transpose, and how to use a capo

$20/session, or $50 for all 3

Concert: 7:00pm - 9:00pm - free will offering

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Great Plains Dulcimer Alliance - Wichita, KS
Aug
7
3:00 PM15:00

Great Plains Dulcimer Alliance - Wichita, KS

Tull Glazener is coming to Wichita on Wednesday, August 7th. The following is the schedule for the day:

3:00-4:15- Workshop 1

4:30-5:00- Mini Concert

5:15-6:30- Workshop 2

The event will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church -- 5002 E Douglas in Wichita -- in the Parlor (ground floor, come in the south entrance for handicapped accessibility, or north entrance for more parking).

Cost of workshops is $25 for one or $40 for both. Mini concert is included with workshop tuition -- by donation for anyone who's not participating in the classes.

For more information, call Erin Mae at 785-614-4061 or e-mail info@gpdaks.org.

Tull will be teaching in his beloved multi-part arrangement style, so there will be something for everyone at every level. Repertoire will include hymns, waltzes, and ragtime.

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Festival of Learnshops - Berea, KY
Jul
19
to Jul 20

Festival of Learnshops - Berea, KY

In this intermediate and beyond workshop, we will work on smoothing out your playing and playing more expressively on your mountain dulcimer. We will learn and use techniques such as slides, hammer-ons, pull-offs, harmonics, vibrato, dynamics, and more. We’ll also focus on playing in group and ensemble settings, with a special emphasis on building repertoire from a wide range of genres, such as waltzes and aires, classical, old-time, Tin Pan Alley, international folk music, and more, as time permits. Primary tuning used will be D-A-D, and a capo may be required for some of materials presented.

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Kentucky Music Week - Bardstown, KY
Jun
23
to Jun 28

Kentucky Music Week - Bardstown, KY

  • Nelson County High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Kentucky Music Week offers a full five days of instruction in a wide variety of traditional arts including all levels of fretted dulcimer and hammered dulcimer, classes in ukulele, guitar, banjo, fiddle, autoharp, penny whistle, vocal classes, old-time craft classes, and much, much more! Over 150 class choices are offered this year with something for everyone

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Mountain Dulcimer Immersive - Interlochen, MI
Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Mountain Dulcimer Immersive - Interlochen, MI

Participants in this immersive program will break into three groups based on skill level: Beginner, Basic II, or Intermediate. Each group will have three master sessions, led by each of the instructors. Then all participants will come together for an ensemble session. The day will close out with a special concert by the instructors for all participants.

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Mountain Dulcimer Workshop - Interlochen, MI
Jun
7
12:30 PM12:30

Mountain Dulcimer Workshop - Interlochen, MI

Join mountain dulcimer performer, recording artist, and educator Tull Glazener in this afternoon workshop appropriate for players who are beyond beginner* to those at the level of intermediate or above. The first 90-minute session will focus on arranging - how to take standard music notation, in any key, and convert it to chord/melody style tab. No previous ability to read music is required. In the second session, Tull will guide and instruct participants as they learn some classical music, arranged for multi-part/ensemble playing. Different parts are suitable for a wide range of skill/experience levels. D-A-d tuning. 

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Second Saturday Clinic
May
11
10:00 AM10:00

Second Saturday Clinic

Tull Glazener will be leading a four-hour clinic, followed by an informal concert, here at the Folkcraft Instruments facility. We'll have a jam (open to all acoustic instruments) from 10:00 until 12:00, a clinic from 12:00 until 4:00, and a concert from 4:00 until 4:30.

We'll take a lunch break around 1:00.

The fee (which covers the full day, including lunch) is $30.00. No preregistration is necessary - just show up with your dulcimer, and prepare to work hard and have some fun.

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Dulcimer Jamboree - Ozark Folk Center
Apr
25
to Apr 27

Dulcimer Jamboree - Ozark Folk Center

The annual Dulcimer Jamboree is three days of classroom instruction for all levels of mountain and hammer dulcimer players. Featured instructors and performers include Aubrey Atwater, Larry Conger, Pam Setser, Tull Glazener, Judson Steinback and Duane Porterfield on mountatin dulcimer. Jess Dickinson, Ruth and Steve Smith, Joe Jewell and Rick Thumb our the featured hammered instructors. 

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