Dulcimer 1

Molly McCormack

Dulcimer 1

Regular price $ 180.00
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Dulcimer 1 with Molly McCormack

This class has both in-person and online options that meet simultaneously. To meet on Zoom, select the online option and an invitation to a recurring Zoom meeting will be included in the orientation email sent upon checkout.

This class is for those with little or no experience playing the mountain dulcimer. Perfect for the complete beginner! 

Bring your mountain dulcimer and a pick. 

Other recommended items: a strap or pad to keep the dulcimer on your lap and an electronic tuner

Students will:

  • Learn optimal seating and how to keep the instrument on your lap

  • Understand dulcimer terminology 

  • Learn how to tune your instrument

  • Practice keeping basic time and strumming with a pick.

  • Learn fingering with simple chords 

  • Learn fun and easy traditional folk and fiddle tunes

  • Experience playing by ear, music on paper will be provided for support

  • Learn about the mountain dulcimer as the Official Kentucky State Instrument!

  • Experience the fun of playing music for yourself and others!