Heidi is back in Charleston briefly as a solo act (Bob is staying back in Oregon) and excited to play again at Taylor Books, especially because she’s teaming up with songwriter friend Colleen Anderson and guitarist George Castelle. They’ll all be doing some songs solo and some collaborations with harmony. It should be a wonderful night! Come early for good seats. Saturday, September 10 7:30 – 9:30. No cover but tips appreciated! (and CDs will be for sale)
Friday, Sept. 9 to Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 – Spend a week learning to play the Appalachian dulcimer with Heidi Muller at the Cedar Lakes Crafts Center in Ripley, WV. This will be Heidi’s 11th year teaching this Road Scholar program. The class is geared to complete beginners, and has gotten rave reviews from those who have never touched a dulcimer to those who have tried to start on their own or had a few lessons. By the end of the week you will have learned a variety of playing techniques, good practice habits, and have a repertoire of new tunes to take home with you. To sign up, go to www.roadscholar.org.
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.
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.
Come out for our 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.