Bob and Heidi will be performing a few songs in the annual Christmas concert sponsored by the Wallowa Valley Music Alliance and the Josephy Center, held at the Josephy Center on Sunday, Dec. 18 at 4:00 pm. There will be many local musicians performing including some of our most popular musical families and young fiddle students. It always fills to capacity, so come early for a good seat! Admission by donation, which benefits both the Music Alliance and the Josephy Center.
Heidi and Bob are delighted to play a concert at the historical Harrington Opera House on Saturday, April 29 at 7:00 pm. Details are in the works, please check back or visit: http://www.harringtonoperahouse.org
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 & Bob will teach a free hands-on “Learn to Play the Dulcimer” workshop for all ages at the Richland Branch Library (Oregon) on Friday, Dec. 4 from 4:00-5:15. Special five-sided teaching dulcimers will be provided that allow five people to sit around a table together as they learn.
That evening at 7:00 they will also give a free fall/winter themed concert of original songs and traditional music, featuring guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Heidi and Bob will also talk a bit about the history of the dulcimer. The concert will be held at the Library from 7:00-8:15. For more information, please contact the library.
Heidi & Bob will teach a free hands-on “Learn to Play the Dulcimer” workshop for all ages at the Baker City Main Library on Thursday, Dec. 3 from 4:00-5:15. Two special five-sided teaching dulcimers will be provided that allow five people to sit around a table together as they learn, as well as some individual student dulcimers.
Join us that evening at 7:00 for a free seasonal fall/winter concert of original songs and traditional music, featuring guitars, dulcimers, mandolin and electric cello. Heidi and Bob will also talk a bit about the history of the dulcimer. The concert will be held at the Library from 7:00-8:15. For more information, please contact the library.
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 for seniors and $5 for children 12 and under.
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 email@example.com.
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!
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.