* 2019*
Berea Traditional Dulcimer Gathering 

May  2020
at Berea College, Kentucky



Note: This event is utilizing the facilities at Berea College but is not
sponsored by Berea College or the Berea College Appalachian Center.


Sorry you missed it but you can see what we were up to here.

...and a few more here.

and a Video by David Bennett

and another by ballad-gal

Check back there is more to come.......

E-Mail us at berea.traditional.gathering@gmail.com for questions or comments,

or if you would like to added to our mailer.

Welcoming fans of dulcimer history and traditional dulcimers from all regions.


* Emphasis on traditional dulcimer history and playing
* Emphasis on noter & drone, finger dancing and bowing
* Emphasis on modes in DAA, Ddd, DAC, DAG or equivalent tunings as necessary
* All skill levels
* Experienced and knowledgeable players will mentor and teach folks in these areas. 
* No attendance fee
* Attendees get a free noter and quill

 

MEALS AND LODGING

 

***TBD***

 

ACTIVITIES

(Remember your note book!)

 

 

* DAILY TOPIC lecture or playing lesson on some aspect of traditional dulcimers or dulcimer history.

* Builders/Historic displays/Traditional Vendors no charge for space 
* Playing individually or in small groups, whenever and wherever 
*
Each night open mic/mini-concerts and jams

*The agenda is just a guide to get things rolling, none of it is mandatory. If you want

 to get together to jam/work on something traditional during a particular time frame you are more than welcome to do so.

 

 

GENERAL SCHEDULE

 

Laid back, relaxed:

* Each day morning, afternoon, and evening topics. 

* Playing in small groups when/wherever

 

Check back often as we will be updating frequently!

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* Image courtesy of Craig Tisdale *

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