Events

Learn To Play "Autumn Leaves"

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7:30 PM EDT. This offering is in 1-3-5 or D-F#-A tuning. No extra frets are necessary. Learn this beautiful 1940s era pop and jazz standard on the mountain dulcimer. Suitable for the intermediate level player who wants to challenge themselves to learn this alternate tuning. An audio practice track will be provided.

Due to copyright restrictions, participants must first purchase an authorized copy of the tab from our Sheet Music Plus page for $4.99 (see SMP link at the top of this page), then e-mail a copy of the receipt to dulcimerican@gmail.com before registering for the class. After registering, you will receive a receipt with instructions and a link to the lesson. Don't lose your receipt.

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The "Virtual" Christmas Workshop with Larry & Elaine

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You may still register for this event. However, you will not receive the souvenir tab book, as the deadline has passed for ordering them. You WILL receive the tabs as a digital download.

A two day event, featuring a mixture of solo, duet and ensemble arrangements - some familiar songs and some not so familiar. Each arrangement can stand alone as a solo. Geared toward the intermediate level player. Eight one hour workshops spread out over two days. A souvenir tab book will be mailed to all registered participants in advance of the event.

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Learn To Play "Mary Did You Know" with Larry & Elaine

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7:30 PM EST. This is a DUET offering of a modern holiday classic. You will need to purchase the DUET VERSION from Sheet Music Plus. Larry will teach the melody part, which can stand alone as a solo, while Elaine will teach the harmony part. Elaine will also offer a bass dulcimer addendum as a bonus. All parts will require a 1+ fret.

Due to copyright restrictions, participants must first purchase an authorized copy of the duet tab from our Sheet Music Plus page for $6.99 (see SMP link at the top of this page), then e-mail a copy of the receipt to dulcimerican@gmail.com before registering for the class. After registering, you will receive a receipt with instructions and a link to the lesson. Don't lose your receipt.

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North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association Virtual Festival

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This year's North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association Fall Festival will be held online. Elaine and I will both be teaching classes. Check out their website for more detailed information. http://www.ngfda.com/2020virtual

Gatlinburg Dulcimer Hymnposium

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Black Bear Inn, 1100 Parkway, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED DUE TO MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT. YOU CAN REQUEST TO BE PLACED ON A WAITING LIST BY SENDING LARRY AN E-MAIL AT DULCIMERICAN@GMAIL.COM

The second annual hymn weekend with Elaine and Larry Conger will be dedicated to learning and playing great old hymn and gospel tunes on the mountain dulcimer. Designed for the intermediate level mountain dulcimer player.

Registration is now open. Take advantage of the early bird discount.

The Black Bear Inn in downtown Gatlinburg will be our host. You will need to make your lodging reservations separate from your workshop reservation by calling 800-933-0777 or visiting them online at www.blackbeargatlinburg.com Use Group Code 56740 to receive a special group rate on your room.

No refunds after April 1, 2020.

Register by clicking on the blue box below.

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Duet Dulcimer Retreat

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Lake Barkley State Park, Cadiz, Kentucky

Registration is now open for this annual event. It will take place live and in person at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, Kentucky. If you register for this event and we are forced to cancel due to COVID-19, we will move your registration to the following week when we will host a virtual online version of this event.

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The "Virtual" Duet Dulcimer Retreat

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Registration is now open for the virtual version of our annual Duet Dulcimer Retreat. Two days of online workshops, featuring duet arrangements for two standard dulcimers, designed for the Intermediate level player. Register now to take advantage of the early bird discount.

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