Come out for our “Up Hurricane Creek” CD Release Concert on Saturday night, Nov. 12 at the Unitarian-Universalist Church of the Palouse, 420 E. Second St, in Moscow, ID! We’ll be staying over to play service music on Sunday morning, as well, with at least one choir arrangement taken from our songs. For info, please visit www.palouseuu.com.
We’re happy to be back in Tri-Cities for a CD release concert Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 at the Unitarian Church in Pasco, sponsored by the 3 Rivers Folklife Society. There’ll be new songs and toe-tapping Appalachian tunes with guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. For tickets and info, please see www.3rfs.org.
Bob and I are excited to be coming back to Seattle for another Seattle Folklore Society concert on Sat., November 26 (the Saturday after Thanksgiving)! We’ll be doing a CD Release Concert at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, lower building, at 7:30 pm. For tickets and reservations, go to www.seafolklore.org.
Bob and Heidi are honored to be asked to participate once again in this wonderful annual holiday program hosted by one of Wallowa County’s most popular residents, retired music teacher Gail Swart. A dozen or so performers will play both familiar and lesser-known holiday songs after dinner in the Lodge’s art deco-style dining room, plus there will be caroling and a bell choir, and piano music from Gail herself. Program starts at 5:00 pm on both Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 3 and 4. It always sells out, so call the lodge soon to make reservations: 541-432-9821.
Heidi is pleased to return to this wonderful dulcimer event, themed “Our Appalachian Legacy,” hosted by the RSVP program at Lake Guntersville. Classes are offered in beginning, intermediate and advanced levels for three days, with several instructors including Rob Brereton and Aubrey Atwater and others, plus there will be a staff concert on Friday night. For information, please see www.melodies-and-musings.com.
Heidi will be returning to Cedar Lakes Conference Center for her 12 year. This beginning dulcimer class will establish complete beginners in all the basics, and progress into how to play chords, read tablature, and use a range of techniques. There will be some exposure to elementary flatpicking and fingerpicking later in the week. Students will learn at least 20 songs and take home many handouts to practice on their own.
For info and registration, go to www.roadscholar.org.
Heidi will teach a workshop on West Virginia Fiddle Tunes at the Almost Heaven Dulcimer Club meeting on Monday evening, Sept. 26, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. Cost is $20 per person. All players are welcome, there is no need to be a regular member of the club. For information, please email hbclee35-at-suddenlink-dot-net.
Heidi is excited to return as an instructor and solo performer! The Great American Dulcimer Convention is held at Pine Mountain State Park in Kentucky, starting Friday evening, Sept. 23. Heidi will teach an Advanced-Beginner to Intermediate class Saturday morning that includes some West Virginia fiddle tunes, and will give an Intermediate-Advanced class on Fingerpicked Dulcimer Duos on Saturday afternoon. There are also several performance slots scheduled throughout the weekend. For more information, please visit: www.americandulcimerconvention.com.