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 2020

SCDH 26th ANNUAL DULCIMER FESTIVAL
Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 - 9am-7pm
Riviera United Methodist Church
375 Palos Verdes Blvd., Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Tina Bergmann - Hammered Dulcimer https://allroadsleadhome.com
 
Tull Glazener - Fretted/Mountain Dulcimer http://www.TullGlazener.com

Workshops, Jamming, Mid-Day & Twilight Concerts
Festival Info. coming soon at www.scdh.org

FOCUS WORKSHOPS
Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020 - 10am-2pm
Hammered Dulcimer & Mixed Instruments - Fullerton
Mountain Dulcimer - Lakewood area/ Long Beach




March/April EVENTS

SANS FRONTIERES (Without Borders) - International Dance Band
LAGUNA FOLK DANCE FESTIVAL - 50th Anniversary
March 6, 2020 - Friday
Time: 8:40-9:25pm
Live dance music by 3 bands including SANS FRONTIERES:
Barbara Gershman-accordion, hammered dulcimer, keyboard
Brian Cwik-saxophone
Lance Gucwa-bass
Lee Otterholt-vocals, violin, percussion, mandolin
Marcella Lawson-vocals, percussion
Mindy Belli-recorders, percussion
Sebastian Otterholt-violin
Terry Gucwa-guitar, fretted dulcimer, cello, trombone, vocals
Clubhouse 2, 24112 Moulton Pkwy.
Laguna Woods, CA 92637
Information and gate access: Terry Gucwa 714-283-2052
or Miriam Kahn 949-770-7026
Laguna Folk Festival Link

SAN DIEGO DULCIMER MEETUP

March 7 & Aoril 4, 2020 - First Saturday, usually
11:00am - 2:00pm
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
March 10, 2020, usually 2nd Tuesday
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 12, 2020 - 10:00-11:00am
Patty McCollom-banjo, whistle, bodhran, vocals
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Marianne Scanlon-guitar, hammered dulcimer, vocals
Rob McCollom-U-bass
Advanced Rehab Center
2210 E First St.
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

LOONEY’S FORTUNE
Trad. Irish Music Band
Several bands performing...
March 14, 2020 - Saturday, 9:00pm
Beach Hut Deli
19025 Beach Blvd.
Beach Blvd./ Garfield Ave.
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
https://beachhutdeli.com/store/huntington-beach/
Info: patti@pattiamelotte.com

ON A LARK - Celtic Trio
St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon
Jill Cassidy-Irish whistle
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Terry Gucwa-cello, vocals
March 17, 2020 - Tuesday, 11-12N
Beverly Sills Chapter of the Guilds of Segerstrom
Center for the Arts
Talega Golf Club
990 Avenida Talega
San Clemente, CA 92673
Info.: Barbara Gershman bgershman@socal.rr.com
Private event

LEGACY BAND
Irish House Party Show
March 19, 2020 - 3:00-4:00pm
Patty McCollom- banjo, whistle, bodhran, vocals
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Marianne Scanlon-guitar, hammered dulcimer, vocals
Rob McCollom-U-bass
Step-dancer
Emerald Court
1731 Medical Center Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92801
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

STRING PICNIC
Whittier Audubon Society
March 19, 2020 - 5:45-6:30pm
Evan Anderson-guitar, mandolin
Letty Brooks-recorder
Jill Cassidy-Irish whistle
Barbara Gershman-hammered dulcimer, accordion
Patty McCollom-fiddle
Rob McCollom-U-bass
Marianne Scanlon-hammered dulcimer, guitar
Barbara Whitney-fiddle, banjo
Hillcrest Congregational Church
Barwick Hall
2000 West Road, La Habra Heights, CA 90631
Info: Letty Brooks-562-400-2944

FOUNTAIN VALLEY SENIOR SINGERS & STRUMMERS
Outreach Program to Healthcare Residents & the Community
Led by Donna Ewing/ Asst. Barbara Gershman
Performances:
March 25, 2020 - 3:00-4:00pm - Sunrise Senior Living, HB
March 26, 2020- 3:00-4:00pm - Oakmont, Huntington Beach
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

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Wed., March 25, 2020 - 6:00-8:30pm
Future: April 29, 2020
Meet monthly - Fountain Valley
RSVP to Barbara Gershman
bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
March 28, 2020 - 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



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