Dulcimer: Playing with Dynamics on the Mountain Dulcimer

Molly McCormack

Dulcimer: Playing with Dynamics on the Mountain Dulcimer

$ 180.00

Playing with Dynamics on the Mountain Dulcimer

with Molly McCormack

In this class students will:
  • Learn simple fingerpicking and flatpicking patterns 
  • Learn multiple variations on simple familiar tunes 
  • Learn new tunes by ear (tablature will be given as a resource)
  • Learn and practice left-hand techniques such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, and slides
  • Learn three-finger chord positions up and down the fretboard
  • Experiment with tunes in a variety of keys using a capo and various tunings
Prerequisites: 
  • Students should be familiar with the fretboard
  • Play simple tunes and basic chords in D-a-d tuning
  • Understand timing in 3/4, 4/4 and 6/8
  • Demonstrate basic rhythmic strumming with a pick
  • Have a willingness to experience and experiment with learning by ear