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
November/December 2017

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Nov. 2 (Thurs.), 2017 - usually 2nd Wed.
Future: Dec. 13, Wed.
Bring 7 copies of holiday tunes to share
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
Nov. 16, 2017 - Thurs., 4:30-5:30pm
Rowntree Gardens - Candlelight Dinner
A Quaker Gardens Senior Community
12151 Dale Avenue
Stanton, CA 90680
bgershman@socal.rr.com

PATTI AMELOTTE - Solo hammered dulcimer
Free. Come on by for some holiday music,
a chat and maybe some shopping if you must!
South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA
Nov 26 - 4-8pm Jewel Court
Dec 1 - 4-8 Bear Street bridge
Dec 3 - 4-8 Jewel Court
Dec 7 - 4-8 Pottery Barn Escalators
Dec 10 - 11-3pm Jewel Court
Dec 13 - 11-3pm Jewel Court
Dec 16 - 2-6pm Pottery Barn Escalators
Dec 21 - 2-6pm Pottery Barn Escalators
Dec 22 - 2-6pm Jewel Court

FOUNTAIN VALLEY STRUMMERS & SINGERS
Healthcare Outreach Holiday Programs
Barbara Gershman - hammered dulcimer/ accordion
Nov. 29 - 1:30-2:30pm - Carmel Village, Fountain Valley
Dec. 7 - 2-3pm - Carmel Village, Fountain Valley
Dec. 12 - 1:30-2:30pm - Huntington Terrace, Huntington Beach
Dec. 15- 2-3pm - Brookdale, Westminster
bgershman@socal.rr.com

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Nov. 29, 2017 - 6:30-9:00 pm
Bring 10 copies of a holiday tune to share
Dec. 20? - date TBD - stay tuned
Light potluck/ Sharing tunes & playing for fun!
Meets Wed. night monthly - date and place vary
RSVP to Barbara Gershman
bgershman@socal.rr.com

SAN DIEGO DULCIMER MEETUP
Dec. 2, 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.

BARBARA GERSHMAN - Solo Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Dec. 6, 2017 - Wed.
PEO - Members Holiday Luncheon
Villa Park, CA

ON A LARK - Celtic Trio - Holiday Music/St. George’s Church
32nd ANNUAL CANDLELIGHT WALK/ Heritage Hill
Jill Cassidy - Irish Whistle
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Terry Gucwa - Cello
Dec. 8, 2017 - Friday
5:30-8:30pm
Heritage Hill Historical Park
25151 Serrano Road, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Info: 949-923-2230
http://www.ocparks.com/historic/heritage
Festive holiday music in each decorated historic building.
More than 1,000 luminaries lighting the park’s pathways.
Traditional refreshments. And Santa!
Family-friendly. Admission- $5. Free-if under age 3.

PATTI AMELOTTE’S HAMMERED DULCIMER WORKSHOPS
Ongoing Hammered Dulcimer class in Pomona
December 9 - 10:30am-12:30pm
New class series will begin after the first of the year
Call or email for more information
patti@pattiamelotte.com
310-995-7171

BETTER THAN ONE
Patti Amelotte & Barbara Gershman
Holiday Music on Two Hammered Dulcimers
Dec. 9, 2017 - Saturday, 5:30-7:30pm
54th Annual CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY
HOLIDAY WASSAIL GALA
Performing during the Wassail hour and through dinner in Fish Interfaith Center.
Many college musicians will be performing as well and later for the Concert following in Musco Center for the Arts
Info. or tickets: College of Performing Arts
714-997-6624 / copa@chapman.edu

BARBARA GERSHMAN - Solo Hammered Dulcimer
Dec. 11, 2017 - Monday
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

BARBARA GERSHMAN - Solo Accordion
Dec. 13, 2017 - Wednesday
11:30am
Holiday luncheon & Sing-along
Family & Consumer Sciences - Home & Community
Villa Park, CA
bgershman@socal.rr.com

ON A LARK - Holiday Program
Jill Cassidy - Irish Whistle
Barbara Gershman - Hammered Dulcimer, Accordion
Terry Gucwa - Cello
Dec. 14, 2017 - Thursday
1:30-2:30pm
Newport Beach Memory Care
1000 Halyard, Newport Beach, CA 92663
Info. bgershman@socal.rr.com

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

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