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


•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


•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
July/August 2016

TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
July 23, 2016 - 5:00-6:45 pm
Aug. 27, 2016
4th Saturday - Anaheim Community Center
250 E. Center St., Anaheim, CA
All acoustic instruments (not amplified)
Sponsored by The Living Tradition
Info: 714-267-4567, Patty McCollom

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
July 28, 2016 - Thursday
Aug. 31, 2016 - Wednesday
6:30-9:00 pm
Meets monthly - date and place vary
Huntington Beach/Fountain Valley, CA
RSVP to - bgershman@socal.rr.com
for address and directions
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!
Light potluck first.

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
Aug. 3, 2016 - 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
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 5pm
Book launch party for ‘A Maiden Weeping’ by
Jeri Westerson, Medieval Noir Mystery Writer
Crispin Guest Mysteries
"Medieval munchies, mead, a dulcimer player, and
giveaways! It’s Free! Bring your friends!"
Vroman’s Bookstore
695 East Colorado Blvd.
Pasadena, CA 91101
Can pre-order your copy from Jeri at
626-449-5320
www.JeriWesterson.com
Come join Jeri at the No-Host Dinner at El Portal
across the street afterward.

KAREN ASHBROOK / PAUL OORTS MUSIC WORKSHOPS
Aug. 7 - 4pm to Aug. 13 - 10am, 2016
CHECK ASAP - if there is space available
Karen - Hammered Dulcimer
Paul - Mixed Instruments
Pismo Lighthouse Suite Hotel
Pismo Beach, CA
California Dreamin’ Music and Art/ Old World Jam
http://www.karenashbrook.com/OldWorldJam2016.html
Plein Air Painting option also - Jeanean Martin
http://jeaneansongcomartin.com/workshop/12486/session-ii-california-dreamin-music-and-art

SHIPLEY NATURE CENTER ‘COOL SUMMER NIGHTS’ Series
SCDH JAM - for DULCIMERS & ALL ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTS
Click Here For More info on www.SCDH.org!
Bring your instruments and join in, or just come to listen!!
Aug. 18, 2016 - 6-8pm (or dusk)
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 snacks, water/ beverages (no alcohol),
BRING: insect repellent. Dress for the weather.No pets.
Info. 714-488-3166, Barbara Gershman, Jam Leader
RSVP to bgershman@socal.rr.com
and for suggested tune list.
 
SAN DIEGO AREA DULCIMER MEETUP
(formerly the Poway Dulcimer Group)
NEW LOCATION.
Need new name so bring suggestions.
Aug. 20, 2016 & looking ahead:
Sept. 3, Oct. 8
11:00 am - 2:00 pm Doors open at 11:00
Callahan’s Pub and Brewery Restaurant
8111 Mira Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92126
http://www.callahanspub.com/
Hammered and fretted dulcimers welcome, as well as any acoustic instruments!
Please RSVP: Jim Przywara or
jimprzy@san.rr.com
(858) 586-0472 - leave a message
No cost but purchases of food or beverages appreciated.
Mostly Irish music - but anything is fair game to play.




LOOKING AHEAD

Please see www.scdh.org

SCDH HARVEST FESTIVAL OF DULCIMERS
22nd FESTIVAL
Sat. Oct. 1 - 9am - 8pm
PRE-REGISTRATION DISCOUNTS by Sept. 1
Or - same discounts if a Sponsor (think SCDH ‘membership')
Sun. Oct. 2 - 10-2pm
Hammered Dulcimer & All Instrument - 4 hr workshop with
Cathy Barton & Dave Para
private home in Fullerton
and
Mountain Dulcimer 4 hr. workshop with
Robert Force - private home in Downey
See details on
www.scdh.org

Stay tuned for more dulcimer-related events!!
Check for www.scdh.org Calendar Updates