Dulcimer Day in Duluth will be held May 4, 2013. The festival, now in its 12th year is a great day for dulcimer and folk instrument players to gather to learn, listen and to have a great time. Over 2 dozen classes are scheduled for beginning mountain dulcimer, immediate mountain dulcimer, beginner hammered dulcimer, advanced beginner hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltry, bodhan (Irish drum), mandolin, guitar (playing back up and lead), ukulele, singing, jam, and tips on performing.
The instructor/performers this year include Peggy Carter, Karen Mueller, Greenwood Tree (Stu Janis and Bill Cagley), Al Anderson, and Lisa Ellsworth.
Class topics include Celtic music, hymns, playing chords on the dulciemer and embellishing a tune, and ways to improve your playing and grown your skills.
Read more about the performers and workshops/schedule at: www.DulcimersInDuluth.com
NEW: The Knotty Carvers of the North Club will be doing a wood carving demo at 2:30 p.m.
Lunch will be available at 12:30. Dinner will be catered and will be a smashed potato with toppings bar and grasshopper pie.
Instrument and craft vendors will be set up from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The performers have their CD’s and books for sale.