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The Connecticut Mountain Dulcimer Gathering is a place for mountain dulcimer players of all skill levels to gather for the enjoyment of playing the mountain dulcimer and advancing their skills.  While the gathering is focused on the mountain dulcimer, players of other acoustic instruments are also invited to participate.

CT Mountain Dulcimer- North is a new branch of the group At the Killingly Public Library 25 Westcott Rd Killingly, CT 06239 Meetings: Tuesday, September 26, 2017 6:30-8:30pm Saturday's 10am-12 noon October 21 November 18 December 16

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Our goals are:

  • To play a lot of music
  • To improve our playing skill
  • To teach and encourage new players
  • To provide a forum where intermediate and advanced players can be challenged and continue to advance their skills
  • To increase the appreciation for the mountain dulcimer and dulcimer music in the community.
  • To have fun!

The gathering is the * third or fourth Saturday of the month from **11:00AM - 1:00 PM at the Cragin Memorial Library
8 Linwood Avenue  
Colchester, CT 06415-1104.

**From 10-11AM there is a special hour for new players. You will receive individual attention and assistance.You are then invited to stay for the regular Gathering.


* we aim for the 4th Sat of the month but switch to the 3rd if there is a conflict with the library or a dulcimer festival so always check the website for date confirmation.

Click the "Meetings" button on the left for the meeting calendar and specific information about meeting structure.

Please join us!
Melanie Johnston




Now in 2 locations!

Cragin Memorial Library
8 Linwood Ave Colchester, CT

Upcoming Gatherings
Saturdays 10AM - noon:
Jan 20, 2018
Feb 24, 2018
March 24, 2018
April 21, 2018
May 19, 2018


Killingly Public Library 25 Westcott Rd Killingly, CT 06239

Wednesdays 6:30 - 8:30
Jan 17, 2018
Feb 21, 2018
March 21, 2018
April 18, 2018






Watch the videos of the NDO performance at the 2016 Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival

Precious Lord
arr. Larry Conger

Poor Wayfaring Stranger
arr. Nina Zanetti


Listen to our playing of Mrs Nichols Lament on the Fall Dulcimer Player's News CD




Click the picture above to watch a news clip by Jamie Muro about our group.

Thank you Jamie Muro for creating this piece on our group!