Monthly Archives: November 2015

In Concert, Hermiston, OR Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3:00

Heidi and Bob are excited to be giving a concert for Fall with a hint of some seasonal songs, featuring original and traditional Appalachian music, at the Hermiston United Methodist Church, 191 E. Gladys Ave.on Sunday, November 22 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Admission at the door is $10 general, $8 foNov 22 2015 Hermiston Concert Flyerr seniors and $5 for children 12 and under.

Hermiston Dulcimer Workshops, Sat. Nov. 21

Join Heidi and Bob for beginning and intermediate mountain dulcimer workshops, held Saturday, November 21 from 11:00 to 3:30 at the HermistonUnited Methodist Church, 191 E. Gladys Avenue. Dulcimers will be provided for the beginning workshops. Cost is $25 for one or $45 for both.

Beginning Workshops:  11:00-12:30  Learn to Play Dulcimer, All the Basics and 2:00-3:30  Learn to Play Dulcimer, Part Two (Taught by Bob Webb)

Intermediate Workshops:  11:00-12:30 The Jig is Up! – Upbeat Tunes in 6/8 Time and 2:00-3:30  Playing Together in Parts (Taught by Heidi Muller)

To sign up, please email blueheron29@gmail.com.

Nov 21 Hermiston Workshop Flyer

Spokane Fall Folk Festival, Sunday, Nov. 15

Bob and Heidi are excited to perform at the 20th Annual Fall Folk Festival, put on by the Spokane Folklore Society, on Sunday, Nov. 15 from 1:00-1:45 in the Lair Auditorium. The festival is held at the Spokane Community College in The Lair Student Union (Building 6) and the Small Gym (Building 5) at 1810 N. Greene St. on the west side of Spokane. The festival is FREE and runs for the whole weekend, Nov. 14-15. Details can be found at: http://www.spokanefolkfestival.org/

3:30-4:30 Workshop: “Fun Fiddle Tunes for Mountain Dulcimer” – Bring your dulcimer, or if you don’t have one, we’ll have some extra instruments for you to try out. We’ll play easy, toe-tapping tunes you can play with one finger or if you’re already a player, you can add chords and embellishments. Hope you’ll join us!

FYI – our friend Dan Maher will be performing from 2:30-3:00. Don’t miss him, he’s one of the best singers and song collectors!

Hermiston, OR Public Library, Thurs., Nov. 5

Come to the Hermiston Public Library for a presentation about the dulcimer on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 6:30 pm. The library is located at 235 E. Gladys Ave and the program is free to the public.

The Appalachian Dulcimer: Made in America

Heidi Muller and Bob Webb will sing songs and play traditional tunes on their collection of Appalachian mountain dulcimers, and discuss the revival of the instrument in American folk music since the 1940’s. Take a journey in song while you learn about the history and unique design of this truly American instrument.

Pendleton Library Workshop & Concert, Nov. 4

Heidi & Bob will give two programs at the Pendleton Library on Wed., November 4. First, they will offer a hands-on “Learn to Play the Dulcimer” workshop for children and adults, from 4:00-5:00 pm in the Vert Little Theatre. You will be playing easy tunes in no time! Space is limited, so to be sure you have a place in the workshop, please call the library to sign up at: 541-966-0380. Walk-ups will be accommodated if there is room.

At 7:00 pm, they will give a concert of their original and traditional Appalachian songs to help ease you into fall. They will also explain a bit about the history and playing styles of the dulcimer. The concert will also be in the Little Theatre.

The Vert Little Theatre is located at 345 SW 4th St. in downtown Pendleton.