Heidi is happy to return to the Buckeye Dulcimer Festival! She’ll be teaching Intermediate and Advanced Intensives on Wednesday and Thursday, and giving workshops on Calypso strumming, West Virginia fiddle tunes, fingerpicking and duet playing on Saturday. She’ll also teach a songwriting workshop on Thursday night, and be part of the staff concert on the weekend. For all the details and registration, please visit: http://www.buckeyedulcimerfestival.com.
The Wallowa Valley Music Alliance presents its annual showcase of women musicians and writers at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on Main Street in Joseph, to cap off its month-long showing of women’s art. The show starts at 7:00 pm and admission is $10.00. Heidi will be performing along with many other accomplished local performers and spoken-word artists.
Heidi and Bob have been invited to play on Camano Island, north of Seattle… details will be posted soon so check back!
Heidi and Bob will play an acoustic concert at the Couth Buzzard Bookstore on Friday, April 13, 2018. This is a wonderfully intimate setting in the room at the back of the store, with refreshments available from their cafe. Enjoy lots of old and new songs and traditional music with guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Thanks to the PNW Folklore folks for hosting us!
A benefit dinner and auction will be held to raise medical and support expenses for Jasmine Tool, daughter of Wallowa County Chieftain reporter Steve Tool, on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 at The Place, 303 Lake Street (next door to the Joseph Methodist Church) in Joseph, OR. Jasmine is a single mother of two who has been suffering from a brain tumor. Heidi and Bob will be providing a set of music during the evening. Come help us raise funds!
Join us for a free community performance at the Elgin Public Library in Elgin, OR. We’ll play a set of our original and traditional music, starting at 6:30 pm on Wed., June 20. The library is located at 1699 Division St (Hwy 204, corner of 17th St). Hope to see you there!
From 7:00 – 8:15 Wednesday night Nov. 8, in a private home in Carmichael, we’ll perform our original songs and Appalachian dulcimer music with guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Expect plenty of singing and toe-tapping tunes!
To reserve a space and find out location, please email Dusty Thorburn at dustyturtle – at- gmail.com.
“West Virginia Fiddle Tunes for Mt. Dulcimer” for advanced beginner to intermediate players, taught by Heidi and Bob on Wed., November 8 from 4:30-6:00 pm, will be held in a private home in Carmichael. Cost is $25. To register and for more info, please email Dusty Thorburn at dustyturtle – at- gmail.com.
Concert will follow at 7:00 pm – cost is $15, or combination of workshop & concert is $35. Reserve a space through Dusty, above.
Heidi and Bob are so pleased to be invited to teach and perform at this longstanding dulcimer festival! Hosted by Southern California Dulcimer Heritage, there are workshops all day Saturday starting at 9:00 am and special focus sessions on Sunday, featuring two 4-hour classes in Mountain Dulcimer and Hammered Dulcimer.
Heidi will teach MD workshops in Calypso, Easy Waltzes, and West Virginia Fiddle Tunes. Bob will teach a class in Chord Forms and Capo use, and they will co-teach a class on playing some fun tunes together with other instruments.
A wonderful Staff Concert will be held 6:00-8:00 pm on Saturday night at the Presbyterian Church in Costa Mesa.
Sunday Focus Group 11:00 – 3:00 on “Playing Together” for MD and other instruments will be held at a home in Fullerton. Register online at scdh.org or in person at the festival on Saturday.
Details, registration forms, and more are posted at: scdh.org.