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Instructors & Workshops


We're getting closer to our second annual festival and here is a list of our instructors and the workshops that are being offered. Click on the instructor's name to visit their websites:

Rob Brereton

Bio: Rob Brereton is considered one of the pioneers in contemporary mountain dulcimer playing. His years of studying classical guitar have polished his playing style while his degree in music theory and composition has given him a fresh approach to arranging.

Rob was one of the first dulcimer players to arrange extensively in the chromatic 1-3-5, and other alternate tunings. Although he specializes in the standards and early jazz tunes of D


Smoothing Out Your Playing (intermediate through advanced, but all are welcome)

What makes a great dulcimer player great? This workshop may answer that question. We'll go over a few of the most common mistakes in dulcimer playing technique as well as the dulcimer "big secret" to smoothing out your playing. We'll th…