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  Mountain Dulcimer Workshops at Dickson Mounds Museum   

Mountain Dulcimer Workshops at Dickson Mounds Museum

  • Location: ISM Dickson Mounds Museum, Lewistown
  • Date: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Beginning and intermediate to advanced workshops on playing mountain dulcimers will be offered on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the Dickson Mounds Museum.  Well-known folk musician, Mike Anderson of Jacksonville, IL will present two workshop sessions, one for beginners and one for intermediate/advanced players.  This is the annual workshop where participants will be learning holiday tunes.
 
Beginners will learn basic strumming and songs in a session scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Intermediate and advanced players will meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  The workshop will include chording, picking, hammer-ons, and pull-offs.  Dulcimers should be tuned to the Mixolydian (DAD) for both the morning and afternoon session.
 
There is a $20.00 registration fee for each workshop.  Registration should be made by November 5, 2012.  For a registration form and further information call Steven Endsley, Sr. at 309.668.2362.

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