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Allegheny Dulcimer Club  -  Pittsburgh, PA

Allegheny Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Dorothy S. Buchanan

Phone: 412/371-7828


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Pittsburgh, PA 15221
United States

Meeting schedule: 3rd Sundays

Bedford County Dulcimer Club  -  Bedford, PA

Bedford County Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Kathy Gates

E-mail: bedfordcountydulcimerclub [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 814- 766 -2733


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Bedford ounty Senior Citizens Center
Bedford, PA 15522
United States

Meeting schedule: 2nd Tuesday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00pm

Meeting directions: Located at: 205 South Richard Street, At the Corner of Penn St. and South Richard Street. Bedford, PA 15522

Instruments welcomed: mountain dulcimers


Other club information

Other club comments: First Club meeting was held in November of 2005! All dulcimer players are welcome!

Clarion Dulcimer Club  -  Clarion, PA

Clarion Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Sally Ringland

E-mail: ms.mdhd [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 814/226-5674


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Clarion, PA 16214
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st or 2nd Saturdays

E Penn Hammered Dulcimer Club  -  Harleysville, PA

E Penn Hammered Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Karen Blaine

E-mail: blaik3belle [at] comcast [dot] net

Phone: 610 275 9844


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Harleysville, PA
United States

Meeting schedule: Usually first Saturday each month 2-5pm

Meeting directions: Call for directions

Instruments welcomed: all kinds most everyone plays multiple instruments

Endless Mountains Dulcimer Club  -  Laporte, PA

Endless Mountains Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Donna Missigman

E-mail: dulcimer [at] epix [dot] net

Phone: 570-946-7841


Meeting information

Meeting location:

20 Hilary Lane
Laporte, PA 18626
United States

Meeting schedule: Usually the 3rd Tuesday of each month 6:30 PM

Meeting directions: Call for directions

Instruments welcomed: hammered dulcimer mountain dulcimer bass mandolin


Other club information

Other club comments: All acoustic instruments are welcome. Call ahead for directions

French Creek Valley Dulcimer Club  -  Meadville, PA

French Creek Valley Dulcimer Club

A brand new club with headquarters in Meadville, Pennsylvania. We are seeking dulcimer players of all levels, from newbies to intermediate/advanced.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Donald Olah

E-mail: dolah [at] vcu [dot] org

Phone: 814-382-3513


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Stone United Methodist Church, 956 S. Main St.
Meadville, PA 16335
United States

Meeting schedule: Monthly meetings every 2nd Wednesday, 7 to 8:15 PM.

Meeting directions: Stone UMC is located on "The Diamond" in the center of Meadville, PA. Dulcimer players from Crawford County, and beyond, are all welcome!

Instruments welcomed: We are primarily mountain dulcimer but also welcome hammered dulcimer players.


Other club information

Other club comments: No experience necessary. We consider giving free lessons to beginners our ongoing mission. We will try to have loaner instruments available at each meeting, and there will be someone to help you get started.

Frosty Valley Dulcimer Friends  -  Danville, PA

Frosty Valley Dulcimer Friends


Contacting the club

Contact person: A.J. Bashore II

E-mail: noizmkr [at] evenlink [dot] com

Phone: 570-437-2515


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Market and Pine Streets
Danville, PA 17821
United States

Meeting schedule: First Monday each Month from 7 PM to 10 PM

Instruments welcomed: Mt. Dulcimer Hammered Dulcimer Autoharp Celtic Harp Fiddle Mandolin Banjo Accordion Guitar Penny Whistle Recorder Bouzouki Harmonica

Greene Academy Dulcimer Players  -  Carmichaels, PA

Greene Academy Dulcimer Players


Contacting the club

Contact person: William H. Cole

Phone: 412/966-7996


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Carmichaels, PA 15320
United States

Meeting schedule: 3rd Mondays

Indian Valley Dulcimer Club  -  Harleysville, PA

Indian Valley Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Beth Slating

E-mail: bslating53 [at] yahoo [dot] com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Indian Creek Church of the Brethren 821 Main Street
Harleysville, PA 19438
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st and 3rd Monday of every month. If 1st Monday falls on a holiday we meet on the 2nd Monday instead.

Meeting directions: Follow route 63 North into Harleysville. Church located on right about 1/2 mile above route 113. Meetings take place in the basement.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain and Hammered Dulcimer usually, but other instruments certainly welcomed!

Johnstown, PA: Johnstown/Altoona Mountain Dulcimer Club  -  PA

Johnstown, PA: Johnstown/Altoona Mountain Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: JT Taylor

E-mail: jt [at] jttaylor [dot] net


Meeting information

Meeting location:

PA
United States

Meeting schedule: Im looking to start a club to get together and learn/jam on the Mountain Dulcimer in the Johnstown Portage Altoona PA area

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer


Other club information

Other club comments: All levels welcome. Other instruments welcome. I am pretty much a beginner when it comes to jam sessions although if you would like to learn the Dulcimer I can help a beginner get started. I have some contacts for purchasing beginner dulcimers from $50 and up if you would like to try it.

Lancaster Hammered Dulcimer Jam  -  Lancaster County, PA

Lancaster Hammered Dulcimer Jam


Contacting the club

E-mail: LancasterDulcimers [at] yahoo [dot] com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Lancaster County, PA
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet once a month usually on a saturday at members homes in Lancaster County, PA. Date varies based on host availablity, usually from 2 - 5 pm. Please contact LancasterDulcimers [at] yahoo [dot] com

Instruments welcomed: Right now we are just hammered dulcimers, due to space considerations.

Misery Bay Dulcimer Club  -  Erie, PA

Misery Bay Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Barb Nagle

E-mail: dulcibarb [at] aol [dot] com

Phone: 814/833-6194

Club Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/miserybaydulcimerclub?ref=bookmarks


Meeting information

Meeting location:

3856 W 10th St.
Erie, PA 16505
United States

Meeting schedule: Tune @ 6:45 Practice @ 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. - 1st & 3rd & possibly 4th Tuesday
Nursing Home Concert - 2nd Tuesday
Meeting Night - Tune @ 6:45 Meeting starts @ 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (short meeting followed by song circle then coffee and snacks to share - All acoustic instruments and guests are invited to our meeting night - Last Tuesday of the Month

Meeting directions: Tenth and Chelsea one block west of Powell Avenue. From I-79 West on West Ridge Road to Powell Ave. north on Powell ave to 10th St. west on 10th one block to Lakewood United Methodist Church.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimer @ Practice / All Acoustic @ Meeting Night


Other club information

Special club events: Dulcimers in the Woods @ Asbury Woods Nature Center. Watch our facebook page and the Asbury Woods Nature Center website for future information.

Other club comments: Mountain Dulcimer Classes are offered at Asbury Woods Nature Center in the spring of each year. Part I - 5 Tuesday nights in April/May covering the basics and chord & sing. Part II - 5 Tuesday nights in May/June covering fingerpicking, flatpicking and group playing. Watch our facebook page for more information.

Mountain Dulcimer Players of Lancaster  -  Eden (Lancaster), PA

Mountain Dulcimer Players of Lancaster

We are a group of folks who enjoy playing and learning about the Mountain Dulcimer. We range from new players - first timers - to veteran players. We meet three times each month - some every time, some only once. We are growing - in size and skills.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Jeffrey Hamilton

E-mail: lancmdplayers [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 717 419 1152


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Grace United Church of Christ, 1947 New Holland Pike
Eden (Lancaster), PA 17601
United States

Meeting schedule: We meet on the First and Third Saturday of each month beginning at 10:00 AM .... and the Third Wednesday beginning at 7:00 PM.

We play together...and then break into skill groups.

Call Jeff to confirm...and to be placed on our email reminder list.

Meeting directions: From Route 30....head towards New Holland (away from Lancaster City). You will cross Eden Road, and then Butter Road. As you climb the hill after Butter Road, Grace UCC is on your left. Enter from the front door...we play in the sanctuary (great sound).

Instruments welcomed: We focus on mountain dulcimer...however everyone is welcome. We gather to learn, have some fun and create some friendships.

All are welcome....some folks picked up a dulcimer their first time at a gathering....and loaners are always available.


Other club information

Other club comments: Check our website....we have several top notch folks in for workshops throughout the year...and host at least one "Dutchland Dulcimer Gathering" each year.

Off The Wall Dulcimer Society  -  Mechanicsburg, PA

Off The Wall Dulcimer Society


Contacting the club

Contact person: Rebecca Askey

E-mail: mablbarker [at] aol [dot] com

Phone: 717/766-2982


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st Sundays

Pocono Dulcimer Club  -  Stroudsburg, PA

Pocono Dulcimer Club

To promote the learning, playing and performing of these wonderful instruments.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Bob Mallalieu or Norm Williams

E-mail: dulcinut [at] ptd [dot] net

Phone: 570.420.1896

Club website: http://www.poconodulcimerclub.org

Club Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pocono-Dulcimer-Club-Winter-DulcimerFest/216359970...


Meeting information

Meeting location:

1002 North 9th Street
Stroudsburg, PA 18360
United States

Meeting schedule: 3rd Monday of the month (HD, MD)

Meeting directions: Eastern Monroe (Hughes) Public Library 1002 North 9th Street Stroudsburg PA 18360 | http://www.monroepl.org/directions.htm

Instruments welcomed: Mountain & Hammered Dulcimers guitars banjos mandolins fiddles whistles & flutes washboards spoons etc...


Other club information

Special club events: the 15TH Annual Winter Dulcimer Fest January 13,14 2017 (see Festival Page at website for details)

Quadas Dulcimer Club  -  Souderton, PA

Quadas Dulcimer Club

We are a group of musicians enjoying and sharing traditional, old time, Celtic, and gospel music.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Bobbie and Obie

E-mail: obediahbreadboard [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 215-855-5840

Club website: http://dulcimer-autoharp.org


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Zwingli UCC 350 Wile Ave
Souderton, PA 19864
United States

Meeting schedule: We usually meet for two hours on the second and fourth Monday nights of each month at 7 PM

Meeting directions: Directions are available on our website.

Instruments welcomed: We are mainly hammered and mountain dulcimers, but we also have autoharps, fiddle, mandolin, guitars, bass and an occasional tin whistle. Bring your acoustic Celtic instrument and join in.


Other club information

Other club comments: We have players at all skill levels from beginners to seasoned performers. Our music is available in multiple arrangements for different instruments and skill levels.

Sandy Lick Mountain Dulcimer Club  -  DuBois, PA

Sandy Lick Mountain Dulcimer Club

A very informal gathering of four different levels: Newbie, Beginner, Advanced Beginner and Intermediate.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Ginny Schott

E-mail: ginnyschott [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 814-371-4627


Meeting information

Meeting location:

varies
DuBois, PA 15801
United States

Meeting schedule: Once a month for each group; times and dates vary.

Meeting directions: Call or email for directions

Instruments welcomed: Mountain dulcimers


Other club information

Other club comments: Gatherings for Newbies (how do you hold this thing?), Beginners (if you can count from 1 to 14 you can play this thing), Advanced Beginners (something beyond Boilin' Cabbage...), and Intermediates (not yet ready for Carnegie Hall).

Strings & Things  -  Quakertown, PA

Strings & Things


Contacting the club

Contact person: Gordon Allem


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Quakertown, PA 18951
United States

Meeting schedule: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays

Strungout Dulcimer Club  -  Mifflintown, PA

Strungout Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Mary G Sanders

E-mail: gramgram [at] pa [dot] net


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Mifflintown, PA 17059
United States

Meeting schedule: 1st and Third Thursdays

Instruments welcomed: Mountain and Hammered Dulicmers Guitar Harmonica

The Indian Valley Dulcimer Society  -  Collegeville, PA

The Indian Valley Dulcimer Society


Contacting the club

Contact person: Carl Baskin

E-mail: cbu2513 [at] aol [dot] com

Phone: 610-489-3417


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Collegeville, PA 19426
United States

Meeting schedule: call for info

Welsh Mountain Dulcimer Club  -  Elverson, PA

Welsh Mountain Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Nick Platco c/o TVHS

Phone: 610/326-2992 or 610/286-8600


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Elverson, PA 19520
United States

Meeting schedule: 3rd Mondays (Sept-June)