* Traditional Hand Craft*
Berea Traditional Dulcimer Gathering 

May 16 19, 2019
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.


Let us know you are coming.

E-Mail us HERE for questions or comments.

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


* Emphasis on traditional dulcimer history and playing
* Emphasis on noter & drone, fingerdancing 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

 

Attendees stay at a residence hall on the Berea College campus in downtown Berea, KY. 

Bring your own bed linen, pillow and toiletries including a towel. COST: $25 per night.

Campus Dining Services All You Can Eat 3-meal/day plan: $20-23 per day.

 

 

ACTIVITIES

 

* DAILY TOPIC lecture or playing lesson on some aspect of traditional dulcimers or dulcimer history.
* DAILY TOUR -- historically important dulcimer-related locations, museum collections, etc. Tours are by carpool.
* Builders/Historic displays/Traditional Vendors no charge for space 
* Playing individually or in small groups, whenever and wherever 
* Open Mic Night

 

 

GENERAL SCHEDULE

 

Laid back, relaxed:
* Morning topic, afternoon tour
* Morning tour, afternoon topic
* Playing in small groups when/wherever

 

Check back often as we will be updating frequently!

MAP    PLACES OF INTEREST     HOW IT BEGAN

* Image courtesy of Karen Bennett *

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