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Artichoke Dulcimer Group  -  Portland, OR

Artichoke Dulcimer Group


Contacting the club

Contact person: Sally Smith

E-mail: sally [at] sssmith [dot] com

Phone: 5038242520


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Artichoke Music 3133 SE Hawthorne
Portland, OR 97017
United States

Meeting schedule: FOurth Saturday mornings 11 - ?

Meeting directions: Back room of Artichoke Music

Instruments welcomed: mountain dulcimers guitars


Other club information

Other club comments: Beginners welcome to this new club

Beginning Dulcimers  -  GRANTS PASS, OR

Beginning Dulcimers

This is a new group forming for the purpose of teaching the mountain dulicmer. We have instruments to loan out.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Sally Pursell

E-mail: salgaljane [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 541-218-8309


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Community Clubhouse, Rogue Lea Estates
GRANTS PASS, OR 97526-8539
United States

Meeting schedule: Every Thursday from 4:30 - 6:00, beginning Jan. 26, 2017

Meeting directions: From the courthouse in downtown Grants Pass, travel south on sixth st, turn right on M (which becomes Bridge). At the end of Bridge, turn left on Lincoln. At Lower River Rd, turn right. Roguelea Estates is on the left.
Call for further instructions.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimers.

Camas Hammered Dulcimer Play Around  -  Portland, OR

Camas Hammered Dulcimer Play Around

Focus on playing 2 and 3 part songs, making beautiful music and helping others become better players.

While this club is listed in Portland, OR, we meet just across the river in Camas, WA.

Beginners Welcome!

Contacting the club

Contact person: Stephen Nelson

E-mail: steve [at] snclocks [dot] com

Phone: 360-210-7295

Club website: http://www.snclocks.com/TheRestofourWorld/Hammered-Dulcimers/About-Steves-Dulcim...


Meeting information

Meeting location:

4736 NW Quartz Ct, Camas, WA 98607
Portland, OR 98607
United States

Meeting schedule: Third Saturday of the month from 2 to 4 pm

Meeting directions: I have listed this club in Portland because that is the biggest near by city - the meetings are held just across the Columbia river in Camas, Washington.

Instruments welcomed: Hammered Dulcimers


Other club information

Special club events: During the summer we play in local parks and are experimenting with playing at a local food market for more practice playing in front of people.

Camp Crescendo Dulcimer Club  -  Grants Pass, OR

Camp Crescendo Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Sylvia Chapman

Phone: 503/474-2598


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Grants Pass, OR 97527
United States

Meeting schedule: 2nd Mondays

Canby, OR: Canby Dulcimer Club  -  Canby, OR

Canby, OR: Canby Dulcimer Club


Contacting the club

Contact person: Paula Manley

E-mail: paulamanley [at] canby [dot] com

Phone: 503-651-1103


Meeting information

Meeting location:

190 SW 3rd Ave
Canby, OR 97013-4142
United States

Meeting schedule: Meets every 2nd and 4th Monday at 6:30-8 PM

Meeting directions: Going SOUTH on Hwy 99E turn LEFT at Ivy St. Turn right on 3rd Ave. park in Zoar Lutheran Church parking lot just past church. Go to the main building basement

Instruments welcomed: mountain dulcimers

Lebanon Dulcimer Players  -  Lebanon, OR

Lebanon Dulcimer Players


Contacting the club

Contact person: Jeanne Kroker

E-mail: Or.moonchild39.jmk [at] centurytel [dot] net

Phone: 541 259 1008


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Lebanon Senior Center
Lebanon, OR 97355
United States

Meeting schedule: Monday and Friday 10 am

Meeting directions: 80 Tangent Street

Mt. Hood Dulcimer Club  -  Sandy, OR

Mt. Hood Dulcimer Club

Meeting together in Sandy, OR to learn and enjoy music on the Mt Dulcimer.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Deb Richard

E-mail: dranner63 [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 503-709-1142


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Call or email for meeting place
Sandy, OR 57055
United States

Meeting schedule: Each week Thursday from 10am to 12pm

Instruments welcomed: generally we all play Mt. Dulcimers, but other acoustic instruments are welcome.


Other club information

Special club events: See Up River Dulcimer in Estacada, Oregon

Other club comments: Many of us also play with Up River Dulcimer that plays twice a month in Estacada. With this group In the summer we play at Vista House, fairs and farmers markets. We also play at nursing homes.

Orphic Airs  -  Eugene, OR

Orphic Airs


Contacting the club

Contact person: J. K. Danae Spencer

E-mail: danae [at] clearwire [dot] net

Club website: http://www.orphicairs.com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

varies
Eugene, OR 97404
United States


Other club information

Special club events: Typically SCA and a few ren faires

Other club comments: We are a currently a studio of one Guild of American Luthiers luthier who specializes in odd and historical instruments--everything from harps to harpsichords. We are currently looking for a new location for our shop so that the apprenticeship program can begin again. Oh and the founder of the shop is a mountain dulcimer player and maker from way way back.

Portland Hammered Dulcimer Jam  -  Portland, OR

Portland Hammered Dulcimer Jam

Focus on playing fiddle tunes and anything else that strikes our fancy - start slow and get faster!

Great way to meet fellow Dulcimer fans.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Stephen Nelson

E-mail: steve [at] snclocks [dot] com

Phone: 360-210-7295


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Artichoke Music - 3130 SE Hawthorne Blvd
Portland, OR 97214
United States

Meeting schedule: First Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 pm. There is also a workshop offered before each jam (12:15 to 1:45) designed to help hammered dulcimer players at any level get more out of their jamming experience. Cost for workshop is $20 on a drop-in basis. Jam is 5 to cover cost of the room.

Instruments welcomed: Hammered and Mountain Dulcimers

Portland Mountain Dulcimer Group  -  Milwaukie, OR

Portland Mountain Dulcimer Group

We meet at the home of our founder, Denice Karstetter, first and third Wednesdays of the month at 1 pm

Contacting the club

Contact person: Denice Karstetter

E-mail: ddkadk [at] comcast [dot] net

Phone: 503 659 3832


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Milwaukie, OR
United States

Meeting schedule: First and Third Wednesdays at 1 pm

Meeting directions: email me and I can send you directions

Instruments welcomed: Mountain Dulcimers


Other club information

Other club comments: We invite anyone who plays or WANTS to play the mountain dulcimer to come on over!

Rogue Appalachian Dulcimers - Play It Forward  -  Grants Pass, OR

Rogue Appalachian Dulcimers - Play It Forward

Formerly "Dulcimer Experience" our lessons are free with the caveat that the student will then teach one more person how to play the dulcimer. Players of all skills welcome.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Sally

E-mail: salgaljane [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 541-218-8309


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Private homes
Grants Pass, OR 97526
United States

Meeting schedule: Every Monday evening 4:30

Instruments welcomed: All Strings

Rogue Appalachian Dulcimers: Play It Forward  -  Grants Pass, OR

Rogue Appalachian Dulcimers: Play It Forward

Formerly 'A Dulcimer Experience' we meet every Thursday. This club is for people who have always wanted to be able to play an instrument, but were afraid to try (and fail). We also have very accomplished musicians who give of their time freely every week: encouraging, sharing, teaching.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Sally

E-mail: salgaljane [at] yahoo [dot] com

Phone: 541-218-8309


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Zen Center corner of 4th and J St
Grants Pass, OR 97526
United States

Meeting schedule: Every Thursday eve. 4:30

Beginners meet in the classroom at Ewing Irrigation, corner of 6th and M St Grants Pass Thurs. mornings at 9:00. All welcome

Meeting directions: From the I-5, take exit 58. Travel through town to J St, turn right, go two blocks to 4th. The Zen Center is on the corner.

Instruments welcomed: All strings, woodwinds, percussion

Rogue River Dulcimers n’ Things  -  Talent, OR

Rogue River Dulcimers n’ Things


Contacting the club

Contact person: Norm Rossignol

Phone: (541) 535-2609


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Talent, OR
United States


Other club information

Other club comments: Fun through FOLK music! Eventually there will be skilled hands to share the knowledge and encourage new comers: Celtic folk ballads gospel patriotic and oldies. Civil War and some bluegrass. All levels of players are welcome.

UpRIver Dulcimer Group  -  Estacada, OR

UpRIver Dulcimer Group


Contacting the club

Contact person: Sally Smith

E-mail: sally [at] colton [dot] com

Phone: 503 824 2520

Club website: http://www.upriverdulcimers.com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

300 Main, Estacada OR
Estacada, OR 97023
United States

Meeting schedule: We are changing our meeting dates - email me and I'll give you an update!

Instruments welcomed: Mtn dulcimer guitar tub bass


Other club information

Other club comments: Fun times!

Wallowa Mountain Dulcimer Club  -  Enterprise, OR

Wallowa Mountain Dulcimer Club

We’re a small group of mountain dulcimer players from novice to experienced who meet to jam and learn new tunes.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Heidi Muller

E-mail: heidi.muller.music [at] gmail [dot] com

Phone: 304-382-9422

Other club page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dulcimer-in-the-Wallowas/202869869742439


Meeting information

Meeting location:

The Woodshed - 705 S. River Street
Enterprise, OR 97828
United States

Meeting schedule: First and third Tuesday evenings, 7:00 - 8:15.

Meeting directions: Turn south from Hwy 82 onto River St (aka Hurricane Creek Rd). The Woodshed is the second house on the left.

Instruments welcomed: Thus far, the group is only for mountain (lap) dulcimer players.

Woodstock Dulcimer Society  -  Portland, OR

Woodstock Dulcimer Society

Come have fun with others who play mountain dulcimer in the Woodstock neighborhood in Portland, Oregon.

Contacting the club

Contact person: Patricia Delich and Wayne Jiang

E-mail: woodstockdulcimer [at] dulcimuse [dot] com


Meeting information

Meeting location:

Email for location
Portland, OR 97206
United States

Meeting schedule: Monthly, 1st Tuesday of the month from 7 - 9 pm

Meeting directions: Located in the Woodstock neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. RSVP for location.

Instruments welcomed: Mountain dulcimers


Other club information

Other club comments: All playing levels welcome. This is a new club, we started getting together in January, 2017.