Barbara         Gershman

Hammered Dulcimer & Accordion

Solo, Band, Background Music

& Recording Experience for Your Special Event


Beg. Hammered Dulcimer Lessons

Barbara’s Photos


Barbara Gershman

(714) 963-4665



Our Bands

Better Than One

   Hammered Dulcimer Duo



   Celtic Trio



    Multi-instrument Duo or


Legacy Sampler Video at:



TPBJ Quartet

Quartet with a Twist!



Better Than One



  1. -Patti Amelotte






  1. -Norm Jacobson





  1. -Patty McCollom



  1. - Southern California Dulcimer Heritage

  2. -Non-profit support group for all things DULCIMER

  3. -Sponsor of Practice & Jam groups & Golden Strings Youth Fretted Dulcimer Group


Solo Hammered Dulcimer


Music is more fun when shared. 

If you’re looking for music for a special event,

please keep us in mind.






Barbara’s  SOLO  Performances Include:

  1. AAUW (American Association of University Women) Westminster-Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach Branch,

        Holiday Program - Huntington Beach

        Authors Luncheon and Fund Raiser - Seal Beach

  1. Anaheim Meadows, Anaheim

  2. Artistic License Boutique Fair, Costa Mesa

  3. Avalon at Newport East, Newport Beach

  4. Butterfly Tea - ‘Tea for 2 or 50’, Orange

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

  6. Crystal Cove Care Center, Newport Beach

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

  8. Huntington Terrace, Huntington Beach

  9. Kona Kai High Tea, Santa Ana

  10. Los Angeles Arboretum Annual Members Meeting, Arcadia

  11. Moon Gate Salon, Irvine

  12. Memorial Services

  13. Orange Coast College Dietetic Technician Professional Development Day, Costa Mesa

  14. Orange County Psychological Association, Laguna Beach

  15. P.E.O., Corona del Mar

  16. Private Parties and Celebrations

  17. Renaissance Faire (annual), Bert Lynn  Middle School, Torrance

  18. Saddleback College Women’s Conferences, Mission Viejo

  19. Sebrook Residence, La Quinta

  20. Shakespeare in the Huntington Beach Park, Huntington Beach

  21. Sunrise Care, Huntington Beach

  22. Tall Ships Festival, Ocean Institute Courtyard, Dana Point

  23. Zonta Club Holiday Time, Orange


Hammered Dulcimer ~ Music for the Soul


Tune sample:  Si Bheag Si Mohr from Peacock’s Feathers CD by Legacy

2014 SCDH Harvest Festival of Dulcimers

Sept. 13 - Culver-Palms UMC, Culver City, CA 9am-8pm

Sept. 14 - Hammered Dulcimer Focus Workshop, 9:30am-1:30pm, Island Bazaar, Huntington Beach;

Featuring: RUTH SMITH - Hammered Dulcimer &

STEVE SMITH - Guitar, banjo, ukulele, composer, recording expertise

Zionville, North Carolina  - http://www.steveandruth.com


APRIL  2014

Wed., April 2, 6:30-9 pm -   WEST SIDE Hammered Dulcimers

Early this month!!

Sharing tunes and playing for fun

‘Usually -2nd Wednesday’

Culver-Palms United Methodist Church, Room 6

4464 Sepulveda Blvd.,  Culver City, CA 90230

RSVP to Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com

Wed., April 9, 6:00-9:00 pm  - OC- Hammered Dulcimers

Planning Irish Music to share & playing for fun...

Huntington Beach, CA

RSVP & address - Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com

Thurs., April 10, 10:30-11:15am -   LEGACY

Barbara Gershman, Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion

Patty McCollom, banjo, whistle, fiddle, bodhran

ParkWest Care & Rehabilitation Center

2210 E. First Street, Santa Ana, CA 92705  

Info.: 714-267-4567

Sun., April 13,  11:00 am-2 pm - POWAY/San Diego

Celtic Slowplayers Group

Hammered & Mountain Dulcimers are most welcome!!

Second Sunday - All acoustic instruments & levels welcome.

Doors open at 10:30am for tuning and set up

Poinsettia Sr. MHP Clubhouse

13648 Edgemoor St., Poway, CA 92064

RSVP: Patricia Olson <pjolsonp@gmail.com>



Sat., April 19, 4:30-7:30 pm -  STRING PICNIC

Playing for Anaheim English Country Dance

Evan Anderson (guitar)

Jill Cassidy (Irish whistle)

Bob Dougherty (hammered dulcimer)

Peggy Dougherty (fiddle, baritone violin)

Barbara Gershman (accordion)

Patty McCollom (Irish whistle)

Barbara Whitney (fiddle)

Anaheim Community Center

250 E. Center St.,  Anaheim, CA

Info: 714-267-4567

Sat., April 26, 5-6:45 pm - TLT Monthly Open Jam

4th Sat. - All acoustic instruments (not amplified)

1st hour - SLOW JAM.   Sponsored by The Living Tradition

Anaheim Community Center, 250 E. Center St.,

Anaheim, CA

AAUW 12/10/11 Holiday Program, Meadowlark Country Club

Huntington Beach

AAUW 3/16/13 Authors Luncheon, Old Ranch Country Club

Seal Beach

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Barbara’s  Photos

Tall Ships Festival 9/8/13 Dana Point

Ocean Institute

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