Workshop Schedule Directions The Foothills From I-85: Take the Kings Mountain/Shelby Dulcimer Club 9:00 – Registration & Introduction exit (74 West). Proceed on 74 Bypass until it of Instructors intersects 180. Turn right (180 North). Go presents the 9:30 – Session I through three lights. Elizabeth Baptist Church will be on the left. 10:45 - Break 11:00 – Session 2 From 74 West: Come into Shelby on 74 Bypass. Proceed until it intersects 180. Turn 10th Annual 12:15 p.m. – Lunch* 1:30 – Session 3 left. Go through three lights. Elizabeth will be on the left. Mid-Winter 2:45 - Break From 18 North: Before getting into Shelby, Dulcimer 3:15 - Session 4 4:30 - Break - or Jamming turn left on 180. Go through two stop lights. Elizabeth will be on the right. Festival 5:00 - Concert * The club includes lunch at no extra charge if you are a registered participant. If you have a non- participant with you, he/she may eat with us for $5. The club has a well- deserved reputation of doing a great lunch! Lunch can be guaranteed only for those who pre-register. We will have extra, but it will be on a first-come/first served basis. February 7, 2009 * During lunch, there will be a free Address of church concert featuring some of our instructors. 301 North Post RD Workshops: 9 a.m. Shelby, NC 28150 Concert: 5 p.m. ** Dinner is on your own after the check the web at www.jcdulcimer.com concert. There are several places to eat for info on lodging and classes offered @ Elizabeth Baptist Church; within driving distance. Shelby, NC Registration About the Instructors Wayne Seymour is a multi- instrumentalist, beginning to play the dulcimer in Name: Bing Futch is a high-profile performer on the 1979. He has taught at the Dulcimer Playing Workshop at Appalachian State University, Appalachian dulcimer. Over the years, he has worked Mountain Dulcimer Week at Western Carolina steadily as a composer of music for film, television, University, both Old-Time and Dulcimer Weeks theater, commercials and themed attractions. In 1997, Address: he served as composer and musical director of "Jungle at the Swannanoa Gathering at Warren Wilson College, the Winston-Salem Dulcimer Festival, Book: The Musical", which ran for 67 shows in the North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association Orlando. He also composed music for The Castle of Festival, and elsewhere. Wayne is noted for his Miracles at Give Kids The World Village in humor and skills as a raconteur as well as his Kissimmee, Florida. musical skills. As the son of a minister, he is Phone: As a solo performer, Bing delivers high-energy familiar with a wide variety of hymns. performances. His original songs are rooted within e-mail: international folk music, mixing African and Native Nancy Galumbush first American rhythms and melodies with numerous genres. encountered the sound of a Mountain Dulcimer on Keeping one foot firmly planted on traditional music a family trip to the Smokey Mountains in the Please check any that apply: soil, Bing also explores exciting new territory with the ‘60’s. In 1997 her husband, JC Bradshaw, offered mountain dulcimer and Native American Flute; from to make one if she’d learn to play it. She took acoustic explorations to fully electric soundscapes. him up on his offer. Since then she has attended _____ I am a beginner with very little experience on the dulcimer. workshops and brought the knowledge home to Joe Collins began playing the dulcimer in the others in eastern North Carolina, where she was a founding member of Waterbound Dulcimers. _____ I have some experience on the dulcimer, late 70s and won the 2007 National Championship. and can play some simple tunes either by ear or Margit Roberson With five CDs and nine books to his credit, Joe is well with tablature. was introduced to known in the dulcimer world and is an experienced workshop leader in festivals around the country. He the dulcimer years ago, when she bought one for _____ I am an experienced player, comfortable with loves helping people learn. her husband from a Sears and Roebuck catalog. It most things that are thrown at me in a workshop. was soon forgotten. Years later she met JC Alan Darveaux first saw the dulcimer at Bradshaw and Nancy Galambush and was Pre-Registration Cost (before Jan. 30, 2009) Berea College back in 1967. Since then he has sought reintroduced to it. She originally thought she Workshop: $35 for non-members (includes and followed the lore and lure of this fascinating couldn’t play because she could not read music lunch & membership dues for locals) instrument. Accolades for Alan’s playing include: and didn’t have any musical background. Champion at the Ole Time Fiddlers Festival in Union However, she did learn by going to workshops $45 dollars after Jan. 30. Does not include Grove, Kentucky State Dulcimer Champion, runner up and playing with the Waterbound group. She lunch, but lunch may be available for $5 (first at Illinois State and Texas State Dulcimer events, now teaches at workshops and won third place in come/first served, but no guarantee) finalist at the National Championships, and a most the dulcimer competition at Busco Beach. appreciated and treasured accolade from Jean Ritchie Concerts: Free & open to the public on his singing with the dulcimer. In addition to Nancy and Margit now play together regularly playing, Alan is also a great builder. along with Margit’s husband Dave in Flat Make out check to Jim Blair. Send to Jim Mountain Dulcimers, an ensemble with some Blair; 1008 Castlewood Dr; Shelby, NC 28150 great arrangements.
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