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

 

*********************************

 On A Lark Trio
Celtic and More...
Photos
Performances

bgershman@socal.rr.com

www.DulcimerNotes.com

 

*********************************

Better Than One

Hammered Dulcimer Duo

Photos 
Performances
CD-Winter Bells 
www.pattiamelotte.com

info@pattiamelotte.com

-Patti Amelotte

 

*********************************

 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

 

*********************************

 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

 

*********************************

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
May 2018

PATTI AMELOTTE’S HAMMERED DULCIMER WORKSHOPS
Beginning/ Intermediate Hammered Dulcimer Repertoire class
Continues in Pomona
We work on improving Repertoire as well as some techniques to improve your playing.
May 5 - 10:30am-12:30pm
Check for cost/workshop
Contact Patti Amelotte at 310-995-7171 or email
patti@pattiamelotte.com
Rental instruments available as well as instruments for purchase.

SAN DIEGO DULCIMER MEETUP
May 5, 2018 - First Saturday, usually
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Future - June 9, 2018 - Second Saturday
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.

FOUNTAIN VALLEY SENIOR SINGERS & STRUMMERS
Outreach Program to Healthcare Residents
Led by Donna Ewing/ Asst. Barbara Gershman
May Performances:
May 11 - 3-4pm, Brookdale - Brookhurst, Fountain Valley
May 18 - 2-3pm, Seaside Terrace, Fountain Valley
Meet 1:30-3pm Wednesdays - Group singalong &
2:45-4pm - for scheduled rehearsals at:
Fountain Valley Senior Center
Bushard St., Fountain Valley, CA
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!
Info. - Barbara Gershman - bgershman@socal.rr.com

OC HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
May 23, 2018 - 7:00-9:00 pm
Meets Wed. night monthly - date and place vary
RSVP to Barbara Gershman
bgershman@socal.rr.com
Sharing tunes & playing for fun!

TLT MONTHLY OPEN JAM
May 26, 2018
4th Saturday
5:00-6:45 pm
(dark in December)
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

WEST SIDE HAMMERED DULCIMERS
Led by Barbara Gershman
May 30, 2018 - 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!

LOOKING AHEAD

BARBARA GERSHMAN - SOLO HAMMERED DULCIMER
June 9, 2017 - Friday
10:30am - 2pm
Bert Lynn Middle School Renaissance Day
Torrance, CA
Info. - bgershman@socal.rr.com

SCDH ANNUAL JAM - AT SHIPLEY NATURE CENTER
Cool Summer Nights Series
Aug. 9, 2018 - 6-8pm
Followed by OC Astronomers with Telescopes
Shipley Nature Center Ampitheater
Huntington Beach Central Park
(NOT on side next to HB Library)
17851 Goldenwest St., Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Dulcimers & All Acoustic Instruments
Free Community Event
All welcome - musicians & listeners!!
(No pets, food or alcohol)
Info.: 714-488-3166, Barbara Gershman, Jam Leader
www.shipleynature.org

SCDH 24th HARVEST FESTIVAL OF DULCIMERS
SATURDAY - Sept. 15, 2018
9am - 8pm
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant
2850 Fairview Rd.
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(Freeway close off the 405 and across from Orange Coast College)
WORKSHOPS: Hammered Dulcimer 1&2; Fretted Dulcimer 1&2; Music Theory;
Train Songs for FDs; Ukulele; Fiddle; Bodhran; Autoharp; Storytelling; Sing & Play;
Harmonica; Demo-Cigar Box Instruments; Jam workshop for FDs; Drum & Flute Circle;
and Community Jam. Something for everyone!!!
PLUS - Mid-Day and Evening Concerts; Jamming; Vendors; Food for purchase

TWO FOCUS WORKSHOPS
Sunday - Sept. 16, 2018


1) Hammered Dulcimer & Other Instruments

Karen Ashbrook - https://www.karenashbrook.com
“Continental / Bombal Tunes - French & Flemish Dance Tunes
for Mixed Instruments"
10am - 2pm - Private home in Fullerton

2) Fretted Dulcimer & Other Instruments
Sarah Morgan - http://www.sarahmorganmusic.com
“Combining Right Hand and Left Hand Mastery"
11am - 3pm - Private home in Downey

Stay tuned for more dulcimer-related events!!

Check for www.scdh.org Calendar Update



Click here to see more of Barbara’s Photos!






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