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

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

•Private Parties and Celebrations


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


•Saddleback College Women’s Conferences, Mission Viejo

•Sebrook Residence, La Quinta
•Shakespeare in the Huntington Beach Park, Huntington Beach

•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
August 2017

SAN DIEGO DULCIMER MEETUP
Aug. 5, 2017 - First Saturday, usually
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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
Led by Barbara Gershman
Aug. 9, 2017 - usually 2nd Wed.
Future: Sept. 13, Oct. 11
6:30-9:00pm
Culver-Palms United Methodist Church, Room 6-
4464 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
RSVP to Barbara Gershman -bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

SCDH JAM AT SHIPLEY NATURE CENTER ‘Cool Summer Nights'
For DULCIMERS & ALL Acoustic instruments
Aug. 10, 2017 - 6-8pm
Bring your instruments and join in, or just come to listen or sing!
Followed by OC Astronomers with telescopes
Family & friends welcome!! Open to the public / FREE
Shipley Nature Center - amphitheater
Huntington Beach Central Park
17851 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647
(NOT on side next to HB library)
See www.scdh.org for map
If the parking lot is full on Goldenwest, take Slater
www.shipleynature.org
or Ellis to Edwards & park off Center Park Dr.
BRING: your water & insect repellent.
NO PETS, FOOD or ALCOHOL
Dress for the weather. Hat? Jacket?
Info. 714-488-3166, Barbara Gershman, Jam Leader
RSVP to bgershman@socal.rr.com and for suggested tune list

PATTI AMELOTTE’S HAMMERED DULCIMER WORKSHOPS
New Series
10:30am-12:00N - Saturdays
August 12 & 19
September 2 & 16
October 14 & 21
November 11 - the SCDH Dulcimer Festival so no workshops
December 9 & 16
January 13 & 20
Choose 5 classes for $125 (paid in advance)
We may do all repertoire building classes or some techniques/chords depending on responses.
Please email for more information
patti@pattiamelotte.com and to reserve your spot.

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Aug. 23, 2017 - 6:30-9:00 pm
Meets monthly - date and place vary
RSVP to Barbara Gershman
bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
5:00-7:00 pm
Aug. 26, 2017 - 4th Saturday
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

UPCOMING!

SCDH 23rd HARVEST FESTIVAL OF DULCIMERS
Saturday - Nov. 11, 2017 - YES, IT’S VETERANS DAY!!
WORKSHOPS, ALL-DAY JAMMING, MID-DAY AND EVENING CONCERTS,
VENDORS, OPPORTUNITY DRAWINGS
9am - 8pm
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
2850 Fairview Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(Freeway close off the 405 and across from Orange Coast College)
www.scdh.org - for Festival details

2 SCDH FOCUS WORKSHOPS - Sunday - Nov. 12, 2017

1) Hammered Dulcimer & Other Instruments
APPALACHIAN HERITAGE MUSIC
Team taught by Ruth & Steve Smith http://www.steveandruth.com
10am - 2pm - Private home in Fullerton

2) Fretted Dulcimer & Other Instruments
PLAYING TOGETHER IN PARTS
Team taught by Heidi Muller & Bob Webb http://heidimuller.com
11am - 3pm - Private home in Downey

Stay tuned for more dulcimer-related events!!Stay tuned for more dulcimer-related events!!

Check for www.scdh.org Calendar Updates



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