Wallowa Lake Lodge Christmas Program, Sat-Sun, Dec. 3-4, 2016

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.

Melodies & Musings, Lake Guntersville, AL, Sept. 27-29, 2017

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.

Road Scholar “Learn to Play Dulcimer” Class, Ripley, WV, Oct. 8-13, 2017

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.

Great American Dulcimer Convention, Pineville, KY, Sept. 23-25, 2016

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.