Saturday, October 12th, 2019
At HMT's Lessons Studio (7010 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park MD). Please see this page for detailed info about accessibility - this location is not handicap accessible.
Cost: $30 per workshop, or $55 for both
These two new classes are skills classes for intermediate players. While we play tunes to apply the skills, the workshops will not be repertoire-focused.
1:00 – 2:30pm: Chords Up & Down the Fretboard
No need to memorize a bunch of chords or carry a favorite “cheat sheet”. By learning a few simple shapes and patterns, you’ll have chord variations at your fingertips. Add variety to your music and play back-up more creatively by finding chords in multiple locations. Please bring a notebook, a pencil with a good eraser, and a favorite dulcimer tab (or two) with chords shown.
3:00-4:30pm: Create Dulcimer Tab for Any Tune!
Did you ever want tab for a favorite melody only to find it’s not available? It is now, because you can write it! This hands-on workshop will take you through the process of creating a tab from any standard musical notation. Familiarity with scales is helpful but not necessary. Please bring a simple tune in standard notation, a notebook, and a pencil with a good eraser.