SCDH Calendar

Updates, Concerts, Gigs, Clases & Happenings
VIA ZOOM or OTHER REMOTE WAYS!


May/June ZOOM & REMOTE 2020

     

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CD Sample:
"Toss the Feathers and Jenny' Picking Cockles"
Performed by Looney’s Fortune from their EP
'Bird in the Bush'  
www.looneysfortune.com




Musical Events/Performances/Workshops/Lessons REMOTE!
May/June ZOOM & REMOTE 2020

Groups tend to follow the same schedule patterns as they did when face to face.


JAMS/MEET UPS – REMOTE VIA ZOOM
May 2 & 16, 2020 – Sat., 1:30-3pm – Another Zoom Mountain Dulcimer Club Meeting (Every 2 weeks) Group limited to 10. $20, unless you have lost your job.
Host - Joellen Lapidus. Info. & registration - lapidusmusic@aol.com www.lapidusmusic.com

May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2020 – Mon., OC Celtic Jam 6-6:30pm check-in; 6:30-8:30pm play. Host – Michael Fahy. https://www.facebook.com/events/3203287023039151/
Or contact Patty McCollom for info and tune resources: mccollomp@sbcglobal.net
Time schedule may change in May.

May 6, 13, 20, 27, 2020 – Wed., 1:30-3pm – Fountain Valley Senior Strum & Sing – Host Donna Ewing fvdewing@gmail.com

May 12, 2020 – Tues., 7-8:30pm – West Side HDs, Host Kay Deeney
Info. – Barbara Gershman, bgershman@socal.rr.com

May 17 or 31, 2020 – Sun., 4-6pm – Zoom-ered Hammered Dulcimer Sunday Soiree, Host Patti Amelotte, patti@pattiamelotte.com The April jam included players from Hawaii, N Carolina and various parts of California!

May 23, 2020 – Sat., 5-7pm, 4th Sat. – The Living Tradition (TLT) Host Patty McCollom, Info. - mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

May 27, 2020 – Wed., 5:30-7pm – OCHDs, Host Barbara Gershman, Info. - bgershman@socal.rr.com

SAN DIEGO’S MOUNTAIN DULCIMER GROUP
Has become a Virtual practice group. Their repertoire has been put into recordings of themselves playing melody, harmony, bass, etc. and is in Dropbox. They can always find a playing partner when they need some music!

WORKSHOPS – REMOTE VIA ZOOM

May 8, 2020 – 4pm Pacific Time, Bing Futch via Crowdcast – Tabledit Basics,
Register at BingFutch.com $15

May 12, 2020 – 4pm Pacific Time, Bing Futch via Crowdcast – Making Magic with Ukulele! Intermediate but all are welcome. Register at BingFutch.com $15

May 15, 2020 – 4pm Pacific Time, Bing Futch via Crowdcast – Get Rhythm On Mountain Dulcimer $15

May 22, 2020 – 4pm Pacific Time, Bing Futch via Zoom – Simple Songwriting Techniques Limited to 10 people. 2 hr. Register at BingFutch.com $25

May 23 & 24, 2020 – 8am-1pm - Karen Ashbrook’s Irish Hammered Dulcimer Weekend – Online weekend workshop of learning traditional Irish dance tunes on hammered dulcimer, ending each day with a play along music session and review the last day. Level – Intermediate. PDFs, sound files and videos will be supplied. $275. ‘Saturday Only’ option - $160. https://karenashbrook.com - Events. hdashbrook@gmail.com - new website/email. (1 hour intro/ May 16 or 17)

DULCIMER/MUSIC LESSONS ONLINE

PATTI AMELOTTE - HAMMERED DULCIMER, PIANO
1) FaceTime/Zoom/Facebook Messenger/Skype Hammered Dulcimer and Piano Lessons. Hour lessons/Coaching sessions available regularly or as needed. Sheet Music provided as well as audio recordings of music. (Maybe Video). Patti can make arrangements of your favorite pieces for you.
2) Patti is also available for minor hammered dulcimer repairs, and she has a limited stock of hammers, strings and accessories available. Dusty Strings is currently closed due to Covid-19 but when they return, Patti can help with any orders you might have. https://pattiamelotte.com

KAREN ASHBROOK - HAMMERED DULCIMER, PENNYWHISTLE
1) Online lessons for hammered dulcimer and penny whistle. https://www.karenashbrook.com/lessons/private.html
2) Possible online group classes. Ask to be on her email list. hdashbrook@gmail.com

ZACH KONICK - HAMMERED DULCIMER, MUSIC THEORY/COMPOSITION, DRUM:
Online lessons. Contact him at zkonick@ucsd.edu
Zach’s performance at the SCDH 2018 festival:
https://m.soundcloud.com/composerkonick/dawn-rising


BILL DEMPSEY - GUITAR, 5 STRING BANJO, UKULELE, MOUNTAIN DULCIMER, HARMONICA, BAND INSTRUMENTS, BEGINNING VIOLIN, RECORDER, TIN WHISTLE
1) Bill is open to online teaching and has lead sheets for a lot of music. Can teach all of the above.
2) He put together a compilation CD of songs he usually performs monthly for
90-100 yr olds, now in a lock down situation and sent them to the nursing home.
“They’re able to pipe in the music to each room! They’ll know my songs better than me!”
3) He’s been working on recording videos at home.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COUkI-s6G5U

www.billdempseymusic.net

CHRIS AND JAMIE BURNS - HAMMERED DULCIMER, GUITAR
Teaching and sharing music via ZOOM. They would be happy to share
info. on how to do it. Let them know if you would like to have a ZOOM meeting.
Chris and Jamie many-strings.com 619-339-5171

BING FUTCH - MOUNTAIN DULCIMER, UKULELE, NATIVE AMERICAN FLUTE,
MUSIC THEORY

http://www.bingfutch.com/private-lessonsvideo-lessons
Some LIVESTREAM Crowdcast group classes, complete with handouts!
Join his Patreon program to be on the inside track for many bonuses.
http://www.bingfutch.com

SARAH MORGAN - MOUNTAIN DULCIMER, UPRIGHT BASS, SINGING, SONGWRITING
Now teaching online https://www.sarahkatemorgan.com
sarahmorganmusic@gmail.com


FESTIVALS
REMOTE VIA ZOOM vs CANCELLATIONS

Changes from Traditional Formats:
See DPN Festival Directory https://www.dpnews.com/festival-directory

• Berkeley Dulcimer Music Gathering - Moving Online - May 15-17, 2020 (Mountain Dulcimer) via ZOOM. A stellar group of faculty, including Sam Edelston, Steve Eulberg/Owl Mountain Music, Inc., Deborah Hamouris, Dusty Thorburn, Kay Stoner Bolin, and Laura Devine Burnett. JOIN IN FROM WHEREVER YOU ARE!
https://www.berkeleydulcimergathering.com/?fbclid=IwAR24qPao_cuKlMqJI_gVQ57y77Kqh__BIvzzp8F1LcmYTrcBHk4oNEuiZuQ

• The QuaranTune Dulcimer Festival - A Global Virtual Event - June 5 & 6, 2020 (Hammered & Mountain Dulcimer). Huge line up of instructors.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nn_XC9gy17I&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR1VlTe42UzFDuCqkqxy9ROgdVpgygD-aFI6yX_WQjKYA-9hgXKYkaajYGc
https://www.virtualdulcimerfest.com
https://www.facebook.com/groups/3382253511784897/

• Common Ground on the Hill June 28-July 3, 2020 - Westminster, MD - Moved Online – Karen Ashbrook and Paul Oorts – featured – Traditions Week 1
www.commongroundonthehill.org

• Augusta Heritage Center - New Digital Project - 2020 Summer lessons and performances. No in-person programming. Compiling a package of lessons and performances for each theme week. Davis & Elkins College, 100 Campus Dr., Elkins, WV 26241

CANCELLATIONS – Check Websites for Others
• Menucha Dulcimer Festival - April, Corbett, Oregon - Cancelled

• Hammer Dulcimer Rendezvous in Sandy, OR, May 14-17, 2020 - Cancelled

• Kentucky Music Week - Cancelled. Next year - June 20-25, 2021. Classes, instructors and schedules will all be the same as planned for 2020. http://www.kentuckymusicweek.com

• Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas - Joseph, OR Cancelled. Next year: July 4-10, 2021, NE Oregon www.wallowadulcimer.com


• Original Dulcimer Players Club Funfest - Evart, Michigan - Cancelled

• Lark Camp - Mendocino, CA – Cancelled. Next year July 30-Aug. 7, 2021. Creating a Virtual Cabaret and will notify interested players about available online instruction. https://www.larkcamp.org/#newsletter


FINAL NOTES
This isn’t final!! Most of us are new to this area. Please share anything that you would like to pass along to help our SCDH Dulcimer community enjoy music during this time of distancing. And, let me know of any corrections.
Happy Zooming! - - - Barbara Gershman, SCDH VP, dulcimer@scdh.org

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SCDH 26th ANNUAL DULCIMER FESTIVAL
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 9am-7pm
Riviera United Methodist Church
375 Palos Verdes Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

HEADLINERS:
Tina Bergmann - Hammered Dulcimer
Neal Hellman - Fretted/Mountain Dulcimer
Workshops, Jamming, Mid-Day & Twilight Concerts

FOCUS WORKSHOPS
Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020 10am-2pm
Hammered Dulcimer & Mixed Instruments - Fullerton
Mountain Dulcimer - Lakewood area/ Long Beach

Stay tuned for more dulcimer-related events!!