For Both the Mountain and Hammered dulcimer      
   
     
1:30 p.m. Meeting room opens for instrument set-up and tuning.

2:00 p.m. Playing begins. We play until 4:30 p.m.

Players of all acoustic instruments are welcome. Sheet music, mountain dulcimer tab and chord designations are available so
music is accessible to all.

2017-2018 Schedule

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All of our meetings are free to attend except for two special events per year as noted below.

September 17, 2017, Let's Jam - We kick off the year with Dan Grimm guiding the group through songs in the "Let's Jam" book by Dave Haas. - (3rd Sunday of the month.)

October 8, 2017, New Beginner Workshop for Mountain Dulcimer - Carole Ehrman brings in her cardboard dulcimers so that we can help lots of brand-new players get started! Bring your friends and help them learn. Carole has taught many new players, helping them gain confidence and learn basic techniques to get off on the right foot (or fingers!). We'll even try our hand at playing rock 'n roll!

November 12, 2017, Let's Jam - More fun following Dan Grimm's lead through the "Let's Jam" book.

No meeting in December - Happy Holidays!

January 14, 2018, Performance Preparation Practice - Janet Swartz, mountain dulcimer teacher and workshop instructor, prepares us for probable future performance of some pieces in our club repertoire. Whether you plan to perform out with us or not, come join us to improve your group playing skills!

February 11, 2018, Let's Jam and More! - Dan Grimm introduces his own arrangements for dulcimer and keeps us learning tunes from the book,"Let's Jam".

March 11, 2018, Special Guest Artist, Mike Anderson - Mike will entertain us with jaw harp, stories, and his fast dulcimer fingers. Then get ready to play and sing train songs with this seasoned mountain dulcimer teacher. - Special event fee is $20 for members, $30 for guests.

April 15, 2018, Special Guest Artists, Cathy Barton and Dave Para - Come to listen to a mini-concert by this talented duo, then we'll to learn songs from the Carp Camp at the Walnut Valley Festival in Winfield, Kansas, and from their local Missouri. - Special event fee is $20 for members, $30 for guests. - (3rd Sunday of the month.)

May 6, 2018, Multi-Part Music - Carole Ehrman teaches music she arranged for both kinds of dulcimers and acoustic instruments, using melodies, harmonies and counter-melodies. - (1st Sunday of the month.)

Players of all acoustic instruments are welcome.

Standard music notation, mountain dulcimer tab, and chord designations are provided so all can participate.

For more information email dsnimusic@yahoo.com

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