Events

Menucha Lunch & Learn

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An online learning opportunity sponsored by the Menucha Retreat & Conference Center of Corbett, Oregon. I will be teaching a 90 minute workshop beginning at 2:00 PM EDT. The subject will be "The Art of the Jig." Visit https://menucha.org/programs/dulcimer-lunch-learn for more info.

Methodical Memorization - the art of memorizing music

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7:30 PM EDT. Do you have difficulty memorizing music? Once you think you have it memorized, do you forget what you have learned? This tutorial presents proven memorization techniques as they apply to the dulcimer in an easy to understand Powerpoint presentation. Once the Powerpoint has concluded, a Q&A time will take place.

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Learn To Play "Moon River" by Andy Williams

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Made popular by Andy Williams in the 1960s, this dulcimer arrangement makes use of a 1+ fret. Mildly challenging for the intermediate level player. 7:30 PM EDT.

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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Learn To Play "All My Loving" by The Beatles

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From the album "With The Beatles," this dulcimer arrangement is suitable for the intermediate level player and will require a 1+ fret. We will address the most efficient fingering of chords, playing in a chord-melody style, and getting comfortable with those syncopated rhythms. 7:30 PM EDT.

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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Hesitation Blues

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I have had several requests to teach this tune because some of you couldn't get into my class at QuaranTUNE 2.0. Here's your chance! We will learn three different versions of this tune, all of which will require a 1+ fret. A fun challenge for the intermediate level player. You do not have to purchase the tab. I will provide it to you as an email attachment the day before the class, along with an audio reference track. 7:30 PM EDT

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The "Virtual" Christmas Workshop with Larry & Elaine

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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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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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