Laurie Alsobrook

Friday 8:45-10:00 Session 1B Mountain Dulcimer Novice

              Rounds from A to Z! That’s right from Alleluia to Zum Gali! During this workshop, we will play selected rounds and cannons from Laurie’s book, “Round and Round and Round.”

Friday 1:00-2:15 Session 3A Mountain Dulcimer Beginner

              Playing by Ear-ish! You know the song, right? Now let’s play it on your dulcimer! Guided by lyrics, you will be playing without musical notation. It’s much easier than you think, plus it’s lots of fun. 

Friday 2:30-3:45 Session 4D Mountain Dulcimer Intermediate

              Jean Ritchie: In Song and Story. Inspired by Jean Ritchie’s book “Singing Family of the Cumberlands” this workshop offers recollections that transport us to another era. Consider these songs front porch favorites as you imagine a family gathering at the end of the day. Several tunings will be presented including DAD, DAA, and DAC.

Friday 4:15-5:30 Session 5B Mountain Dulcimer Novice

              CAPO ONE-derful!

              Put a capo across the first fret

              For a Tuning you will not regret.

              E-minor will come

              With each dulcimer strum

              For a new sound you will not forget.

              A limerick for a class description-YES!!!

Saturday 1:00-2:15 Session 8A Mountain Dulcimer Beginner

              No Frills- a jam survival kit. Jam tunes made easy! Calling all beginners! Have you wanted to join the jam but were unsure how? Tunes that are commonly played at jam sessions will be presented in an easy, very readable tab. Jam tunes made easy-no frills!

Saturday 2:30-3:45 Session 9C Mountain Dulcimer Intermediate

              “L” evate Your Playing. Join me as explore the rich sound that a simple barre plus one adds to a melody. You’ll be surprised how L shaped chords elevate your music.