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
March/April 2017

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
March 8, 2017 - usually 2nd Wed. (Cancelled)
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!

SAN DIEGO AREA DULCIMER MEETUP
March 11, 2017 - First Saturday, usually
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hammered and fretted dulcimers welcome, as well as any acoustic instruments!
For location: 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

ON A LARK - Celtic Trio
March 12, 2017, Sunday
9:45-11:15 am / Celtic Mass
Providing music before, during and after the service.
Jill Cassidy - Irish whistle
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Terry Gucwa - Cello
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
525 E. 7th St., Long Beach. CA
Info: 714-377-0303

BARBARA GERSHMAN - Solo Hammered Dulcimer
March 14, 2017 - Tuesday
6:30-8:30pm
Adult Coloring Program
Mission Viejo City Hall
100 Civic Center, Mission Viejo, CA 92691
Info.: Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com

LEGACY - St. Patrick's Day Celebration
March 17, 2017 - Friday
2:30-3:30pm
Patty McCollom - Banjo, Whistle, Bodhran, Vocals
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Marianne Scanlon - Guitar, Vocals
Anna Johnson- Irish Dancer
Emerald Court of Anaheim
1731 Medical Center Dr., Anaheim, CA 92801
Info.: Patty McCollom - mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

ON A LARK - IRISH Tunes on St. Patrick’s Day
March 17, 2017, Friday
7:00-9:00 pm
Jill Cassidy - Irish whistle
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Terry Gucwa - Cello
Alta Coffee Warehouse & Restaurant
506 - 31st St., Newport Beach
http://www.alta-coffee-co.com
Info: Barbara Gershman - 714-488-3166
bgershman@socal.rr.com
No charge - and the beverages and food are great!

Barbara Gershman - Solo Hammered Dulcimer
March 18, 2017 - Saturday
10-11:30am
AAUW (American Assn. of University Women)
Westminster-Fountain Valley-Huntington Beach Branch
24th Annual Authors Luncheon
Mesa Verde Country Club
3000 Club House Road, Costa Mesa, CA
Info.: Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com

LEGACY - St. Patrick's Day Celebration
March 18, 2017 - Saturday
2:00-3:00pm
3:30-4:30pm
Patty McCollom - Banjo, Whistle, Bodhran, Vocals
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Marianne Scanlon - Guitar, Vocals
Anna Johnson- Irish Dancer
Bradford Square Senior Living
1180 N. Bradford Ave., Placentia, CA 92870
Info.: Patty McCollom - mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

LEGACY - Irish Celebration
March 20, 2017 - Monday
2:00-3:00pm
Patty McCollom - Banjo, Whistle, Bodhran, Vocals
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Marianne Scanlon - Guitar, Vocals
Anna Johnson- Irish Dancer
Bixby Knolls Towers
3747 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90807
Info.: Patty McCollom - mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

LEGACY - An Irish Journey
March 21, 2017 - Tuesday
9:00-9:45am & 10:30-11:15am
Patty McCollom-Banjo, Whistle,
Bodhran, Vocals
Barbara Gershman-
Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Marianne Scanlon-Guitar, Vocals
Irish Dancers
President Avenue Elementary School
1465 W. 243rd St., Harbor City, CA 90710
Info.: Patty McCollom - mccollomp@sbcglobal.net

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
March 22, 2017 - 6:30-9:00 pm
Meets monthly - date and place vary
This month in Fountain Valley
RSVP to Barbara Gershman
bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
March 25, 2017 - 4th Saturday
5:00-7:00 pm
All acoustic instruments (not amplified)
Sponsored by The Living Tradition
$2 donation requested/ jammer
For MARCH location,
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom
mccollomp@sbcglobal.net
April, May - meet back at Anaheim Community
Center, 250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA

ON A LARK - IRISH Tunes
March 29, 2017, Wednesday
11:00am-12:00N
Jill Cassidy - Irish whistle
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Terry Gucwa - Cello
Newport Beach Memory Care
1000 Halyard., Newport Beach, CA
Info: Barbara Gershman - 714-488-3166
bgershman@socal.rr.com

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
April 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!

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
April 26, 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!

Fountain Valley Senior Strummers & Singers
Led by Donna Ewing
April 28, 2017 - 11-12 noon
Newport Beach Memory Care
1000 Halyard., Newport Beach, CA
Info: Barbara Gershman - 714-488-3166
bgershman@socal.rr.com

LOOKING AHEAD/ Save the Dates

SCDH Harvest Festival of Dulcimers
Nov. 11, 2017 - 9am - 8pm
Featuring Ruth Smith - Hammered Dulcimer
Steve Smith - Multi-Instrumentalist
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
2850 Fairview Rd., Costa Mesa, CA 92626
www.scdh.org

Hammered Dulcimer and All Acoustic Instruments
Focus Workshop with Ruth Smith & Steve Smith
Nov. 12, 2017 - 10am - 2pm
Private residence in Fullerton
Info: Barbara Gershman - 714-488-3166
bgershman@socal.rr.com


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