Welcome

Barbara Gershman

HAMMERED DULCIMER
& ACCORDION


Solo, Band or Background Music for Your Special Event

 Recording Experience

- plus-

 BEGINNING HAMMERED DULCIMER LESSONS

 

CONTACT INFO

Barbara Gershman

(714) 488-3166 or (714)963-4665

bgershman@socal.rr.com

www.DulcimerNotes.com


OUR BANDS

 

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 On A Lark Trio
Celtic and More...
Photos
Performances

bgershman@socal.rr.com

www.DulcimerNotes.com

 

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Better Than One

Hammered Dulcimer Duo

Photos 
Performances
CD-Winter Bells 
www.pattiamelotte.com

info@pattiamelotte.com

-Patti Amelotte

 

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 Legacy

Multi-instrument Duo,Trio or
Ensemble

Photos 
CD-Peacock’s Feathers 
Performances
Legacy Sampler Video at:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PH59rk-kMxo
www.musicbypatty.com

mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

-Patty McCollom

 

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 www.scdh.org


Southern California
Dulcimer Heritage
Non-profit support group for all things DULCIMER

Sponsor of Practice & Jam groups &

Golden Strings Youth Fretted Dulcimer Group

 

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SOLO Hammered Dulcimer

L.A. Arboretum
Annual Members Meeting
Arcadia



South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa

Tall Ships Festival
Dana Point
Ocean Institute

AAUW
Authors Luncheon
Old Ranch Country Club
Seal Beach

L.A. Arboretum
Annual Members Meeting
Arcadia

AAUW
Holiday Program
Meadowlark Country Club
Huntington Beach


More of Barbara’s Photos



Music is more fun when shared.
If you’re looking for music for a special event,
please keep us in mind.

Solos
Duos
Trios
Quartet
Ensembles

Barbara’s SOLO Performances Include:

•AAUW (American Association of University Women) Westminster-Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach Branch,
Holiday Program - Huntington Beach

•Authors Luncheon and Fund Raiser - Annual - Seal Beach

•Anaheim Meadows, Anaheim

•Artistic License Boutique Fair - Annual - Costa Mesa


•Avalon at Newport East, Newport Beach


•Butterfly Tea - ‘Tea for 2 or 50’, Orange

•Calif. Assn. Family & Consumer Sciences, Orange District, Home & Community


•Crystal Cove Care Center, Newport Beach


•Folk Art Council 12th Night Celebration (support group for Craft & Folk Art Museum), Los Angeles


•Huntington Terrace, Huntington Beach


•Jeri Westerson Medieval Noir Mystery Writer Book Launch -
Vroman’s Bookstore, Pasadena

•Kona Kai High Tea, Santa Ana


•Laguna Woods Village Chorale Holiday Concert , Laguna Hills

•Los Angeles Arboretum - Annual - Members Meeting, Arcadia

•Moon Gate Salon, Irvine


•Memorial Services


•Mission Viejo Library
- Coloring Project

•Mission Viejo Friends of the Arts
- Photography Exhibit Reception

•Newport Beach Memory Care

•Orange Coast College Dietetic Technician Professional Development Day, Costa Mesa


•Orange County Psychological Association, Laguna Beach


•P.E.O. -  Corona del Mar

•P.E.O. - Christmas Tea, Orange

•Private Parties and Celebrations


•Renaissance Faire - Annual - Bert Lynn Middle School, Torrance


•Rowntree Gardens (Quaker Gardens Senior Community), Garden Grove

•Saddleback College Women’s Conferences, Mission Viejo

•Sebrook Residence, La Quinta

•Shakespeare in the Huntington Beach Park, Huntington Beach

•South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa


•South Orange County Alumnae Panhellenic, Irvine
•Sunrise Care, Huntington Beach

•Tall Ships Festival, Ocean Institute Courtyard, Dana Point

•Zonta Club Holiday Time, Orange






 


Hammered Dulcimer ~ Music for the Soul

Tune sample
“Planxty Fanny Poer”
Composed by Turlough O'Carolan
Performed by ON A LARK
 

 


CALENDAR
March/April 2019

SCDH 2019 FESTIVAL!!!

• ADDRESS:  Riviera United Methodist Church, 375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90277

• MARK ALAN WADE  featured Hammered Dulcimer Artist /Teacher.  http://www.markalanwade.com 

• DAVE HAAS special Fretted Dulcimer Artist /Teacher.  http://www.davehaasmusic.com 

• SCHEDULE:  9am - 6pm. Includes: 3- 75 min. workshops; 1-60 min. workshop.  ONE concert, 4-6pm, featuring our headliners.  Dinner on your own off site. 2 Focus Workshops on Sunday (FD in Downey / HD in Fullerton).


SAN DIEGO DULCIMER MEETUP
March 2, 2019 - First Saturday, usually
11:00am - 2:00pm
Future: April 6, 2019
Hammered and fretted dulcimers welcome, as well as any acoustic instruments!
Bring a chair, and food to share if you’re inclined
No cost for this jam at Jim’s house in Mira Mesa
For location and directions: Contact/ RSVP to Jim Przywara
jimprzy@san.rr.com
858-586-0472 - leave a message
Mostly Irish music - but anything is fair game to play

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Culver-Palms United Methodist Church
Church service
Four Hammered Dulcimers:
Barbara Gershman, Alice Hall,
Cheryl Handel, Lori Young
Sunday, March 3, 2019, 10:30 am
Culver-Palms United Methodist Church
4464 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
Info. - Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com
In gratitude to CPUMC for providing a monthly meeting place for the group.

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Tues. March 12, 2019, usually 2nd Tuesdays
6:30-8:30pm
Culver-Palms United Methodist Church, Room 7-
4464 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230
RSVP to Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

LEGACY BAND
Irish House Party Show
March 15, 2019 - 10-10:50am
Patty McCollom- fiddle, banjo, whistle, bodhran, vocals
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Marianne Scanlon-guitar, hammered dulcimer, vocals
Step-dancer
Huntington Beach Senior Center
18041 Golden West St.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

LEGACY BAND
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration
March 17, 2019 - Sunday
2:00-3:00pm
3:45-4:45pm
Patty McCollom- fiddle, banjo, whistle, bodhran, vocals
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Marianne Scanlon-guitar, hammered dulcimer, vocals
Step-dancer
Sunrise Villa Bradford - Senior Living
1180 N. Bradford Ave.
Placentia, CA 92870
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

LEGACY BAND
Irish House Party Show
March 19, 2019 - 3:00-4:00pm
Patty McCollom- fiddle, banjo, whistle, bodhran, vocals
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Marianne Scanlon-guitar, hammered dulcimer, vocals
Step-dancer
Emerald Court
1731 Medical Center Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92801
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

FOUNTAIN VALLEY SENIOR SINGERS & STRUMMERS
Outreach Program to Healthcare Residents & the Community
Led by Donna Ewing / Asst. Barbara Gershman
Performances:
March 20, 2019 - 3:00-4:00pm - Newport Beach Memory Care
March 21, 2019 - 2:00-3:00pm - Victoria Healthcare & Rehab Center
March 28, 2019 - 3:00-4:00pm - Huntington Valley Healthcare
1:30-2:30pm Wednesdays- Group singalong
2:45-4pm - for scheduled rehearsals
Fountain Valley Senior Center
17967 Bushard St., Fountain Valley, CA
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!
Info.: Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com

TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
March 23, 2019 - 4th Saturday
5:00-6:45pm
All acoustic instruments (not amplified)
Anaheim Community Center
250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA
Sponsored by The Living Tradition
$2 donation requested / jammer
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Wed., March 27, 2019 - 6:30-9pm
Meet monthly - date & place vary
RSVP to Barbara Gershman
bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

LOOKING AHEAD

ON A LARK - Celtic Trio
Jill Cassidy-Irish whistle
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Terry Gucwa-cello
April 6, 2019 - Saturday
11-12N / 12-12:45pm
Acacia Quilt Guild
Parisian Inspired Tea & Auction
“Spring in Paris”
Ehlers Event Center
8150 Knott Avenue
Buena Park, CA 90620
Info.: Barbara Gershman bgershman@socal.rr.com

SCDH 25th HARVEST FESTIVAL OF DULCIMERS
SATURDAY - Sept. 21, 2019
9am - 6pm
Riviera United Methodist Church
375 Palos Verdes Blvd.
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Details to be posted on www.scdh.org
Questions: dulcimer@scdh.org
Workshops, Jamming, Concert 4-6pm

2 FOCUS WORKSHOPS - Sunday - Sept. 22, 2019
1) Hammered Dulcimer & Other Instruments
10am - 2pm - Private home in Fullerton

2) Fretted / Mountain Dulcimer
Time TBA - Private home in Downey



Stay tuned for more dulcimer-related events!!

Check for www.scdh.org Calendar Update



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Karen Ashbrook’s Mystery of Modes Workshop Group, San Clemente, Feb. 2017