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Links
This page contains links to interesting dulcimer sites where you can connect with other players, find music, learn about upcoming festivals etc. To visit a website, click on the orange, underlined name/link.
 

Dulcimer Groups - Real and Virtual

The Dulcimer Folk Association
lThis group meets monthly at the Farmington Inn in Farmington, CT to play music.
Creekside Players Group
Ron Zuckerman's dulcimer group. This site is a great tab tune resource
Everything Dulcimer
lThis site has information about clubs, events, music you can download, vendors, teachers, builders and more!
Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer
lThis site is dedicated to the mountain dulcimer. There are forums forvarious musical styles and interests as well as blogs, forums, chat rooms and more.
The Dulcimer Association of Albany
lThis group meets monthly to play music and they host an annual Dulcimer Festival in Albany in March. See their website for details.

Dulcimer Musicians

Steve Eulberg

Steve is a full time folk musician specializing in mountain and hammered dulcimer. He has produced many music CDs and music books for players.

Though now located in California, Steve started the Colorado Dulcimer Orchestra and has arranged several pieces for dulcimer ensemble/orchestra. .Click here to see his library of music for orchestra.

Check his webstie for workshops, CDs and play books.

Heidi Cerrigione
Heidi and her husband, John, are musicians from Ellington Ct. Together with Neal & Colleen walters, the are the band, "Doofus." Heidi plays both mountain and hammered dulcimer and is a great teacher. Their website has a nice list of dulcimer TAB and audio files.
Kristen Gitler
Kristen has a great collection of Fiddle , French Canadian and Celtic tunes. Consider purchasing her book, "Old Tunes Bakes Fresh," available on her website.
Tull Glazener
Tull Glazener has performed and led mountain dulcimer workshops throughout the mid-west and south. Tull enjoys arranging aires, waltzes, ragtime, traditional, old-time, contemporary, classical, and jazz for the mountain dulcimer. He is also one of the performers on Susan Trump’s Masters of the  Mountain Dulcimer series (Volumes 1 and 3).  He has produced 5 recordings, is the author of four instruction/tab books, and has been a featured columnist for Dulcimer Player News.   His latest project has been producing a series of learn-at-home workshop/teaching CDs. See his websites for free dulcimer tab and news about upcoming performances and workshops.
Ethan Hazzard-Watkins

Fiddler Ethan Hazzard-Watkins performs traditional and original music with infectious energy, passion and grace. His fiery, lyrical fiddling fuses elements of Irish, French Canadian and New England styles, along with influences from swing, blues and classical music. Based in Brattleboro, VT, Ethan tours extensively, playing for dancing and listening audiences throughout the US.

Ethan is also a composer, arranger, and producer; he teaches fiddle lessons to students of all ages; and he helps to organize dance events in Greenfield and Brattleboro.

Terry Lewis Dulcimer
A site for some free tab and Baritone TAB!
Stephen Seifert
lStephen is an amazing young dulcimer composer, performer and teacher. His website includes music to order, clips of his playing, and his unique on-line Dulcimer School
Carol Walker
Carol is a terrific music and dulcimer teacher. She has recently authored Manx music book with mountain dulcimer tab. This music is based on her travels and song collection on the Isle of Man. To purchase her book and/or learn more about this music, visit her website

Festivals

Pocono Winter Dulcimer Fest
JANUARY
This is a January fetival in the Pennsylvania Poconos. See website for date and details.
The Albany Mountain Dulcimer Music Festival
MARCH- The Dulcimer Association of Albany (DAA) hosts an annual festival every March. See their website for details.
August Dulcimer Daze
AUGUST
This weekend fetival takes place in August in Dover, Vermont. Beautiful setting. Great music, classes & people!
The Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival
OCTOBER - This Connecticut dulcimer festival, organized by Sam Edelston, takes place annually in October. Check their website in early fall for the details. If you want to be sure to be on the email list, email Sam at: info@nutmegdulcimer.org

Dulcimers and Accessories

Ron Ewing
Luthier, Ron Ewing makes great mountan dulcimers. He also carries dulcimer capos,and straps .
Dulcimer Bag Lady
Doug and Lee Felt make great bags for toting dulcimers and great dulcimer music stands. They also carry straps, capos, and tuners. Have a look at their website to check them out.
Just Strings
Just Strings is a good resource for intrument strings. For dulcimer they carry C. F. Martin, D’Addario, GHS, John Pearse, LaBella and SIT Strings.
Elderly Instuments
Elderly Instrucments is a good resource for stringed intruments. They carry a wide variety of strings and tuners. Look for clip-on chromatic tuners for your dulcimer.

Compostion & Notation Software

Tabledit

TablEdit is a program for creating, editing, printing and listening to tablature and sheet music (standard notation) for dulcimer and other fretted, stringed instruments, including mandolin and bass. The price is very reasonable for this powerful program. You can download a limited trial version from the website if you want to try first or just play tabledit music files on your computer.