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) 963-4665

bgershman@socal.rr.com

www.DulcimerNotes.com


OUR BANDS

 

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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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Dulcimania

Celtic Trio
Photos

Performances

CD-Live at Alta Coffee

www.ics.uci.edu/~jacobson/Dulcimer.html

AND

dulcimaniaband@gmail.com

-Norm Jacobson

 

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 Legacy

Multi-instrument Duo 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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 ON A LARK
Trio with a Twist!
Photos
Performances

bgershman@socal.rr.com

 

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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
9/27/14
Arcadia

Tall Ships Festival
9/8/13
Dana Point
Ocean Institute

AAUW
3/16/13
Authors Luncheon
Old Ranch Country Club
Seal Beach

L.A. Arboretum
Annual Members Meeting
9/29/12
Arcadia

AAUW
12/10/11
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
"Peacock's Feathers"
From by Legacy CD
'Peacock’s Feathers'

 


CALENDAR
Jun/July 2017


TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
5:00-7:00 pm
June 24, 2017 - 4th Saturday
July 22, 2017
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
June & July dates TBD, 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!

LEGACY - SINGING ACROSS AMERICA
June 29, 2017 - Thursday
2:00-3:00pm
Patty McCollom - Banjo, Fiddle, Whistle, Vocals
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Marianne Scanlon - Guitar, Vocals
Bixby Knolls Towers
3737 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA
Info.: Patty McCollom - mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

HAMMERED DULCIMER JAM & Lunch Potluck
Celebrating the conclusion of our series of
technique and repertoire classes
Open to all hammered dulcimer players
July 1, 2017 - 10:30am - 12N
In the great room of Patti Amelotte’s home
A tune list from the repertoire classes will be sent out but other tunes will be played as well.
Call/ email patti@pattiamelotte.com for address & RSVP
310-995-7171

SAN DIEGO DULCIMER MEETUP
July 8, 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
July 12, 2017 - usually 2nd Wed.
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!

BARBARA GERSHMAN - SOLO HAMMERED DULCIMER
Artists’ Reception
Mission Viejo Annual Photography Exhibit
July 14, 2017 -
Friday,
6:30-9pm
Mission Viejo Library
100 Civic Center
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Info. - bgershman@socal.rr.com

LOOKING AHEAD/ Save the Dates

SCDH 6th ANNUAL JAM AT SHIPLEY NATURE CENTER
Finale of Shipley ‘Cool Summer Nights’ Series
for DULCIMERS & ALL Acoustic instruments
Bring your instruments and join in, or just come to listen or sing!
Aug. 10, 2017 - 6-8pm
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
www.shipleynature.org
If the parking lot is full on Goldenwest, take Slater or Ellis to Edwards & park off Center Park Dr.
BRING: your water & insect repellent.
NO PETS, FOOD or ALCOHOL (Shipley rules)
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.

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