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Virginia Dulcimer Teachers

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Bob Wey  -  hammered dulcimer

Bob Wey

Hammered dulcimer at all levels -- absolute beginner to advanced -- since 1974. I emphasize technique and methods -- repertoire can be almost anything you want.

Getting in touch

1190 S Jefferson Forest Lane
Blacksburg, VA 24060
United States
Primary: 540-557-1244
Email: r.a.wey [at] comcast [dot] net

Teaching information

Where I teach: In my home studio, but house calls are possible. I also do workshops at festivals, gatherings, and camps.

When I teach: Very flexible: evenings, daytime, weekends

Instruments I teach: hammered dulcimer

cthor  -  hammered dulcimer, piano

cthor

I have played hammered dulcimer since 1990, performed and recorded since 1993, taught in workshops since 1995 and in private lessons since 2001. I bring a lifetime of musical experience with piano, bands and choirs to my playing and teaching of the hammered dulcimer, and I would love to help you get your instrument singing under your hands.

Getting in touch

VA 98660
United States
Email: cthor [at] talismanmusic [dot] com

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: http://www.TalismanMusic.com

When I teach: by arrangement

Instruments I teach: hammered dulcimer, piano

Don DePoy of Me & Martha  -  Teaching all levels of bluegrass guitar and bluegrass banjo. Teaching beginner/intermediate levels: Noter/Drone Mt. Dulcimer, Autoharp, Dobro, Mandolin, Bass Fiddle, Uke.

Don DePoy of Me & Martha

HATE TAB - Teach by ear. Very patient with anyone wanting to learn the old way. I am a professional educator by degree and trade.

Teach bluegrass instruments at Eastern Mennonite University - Harrisonburg, VA

Website: http://www.meandmartha.com

Getting in touch

266 Inglewood Court
McGaheysville, VA 22840
United States
Primary: 540-209-3540
Email: depoyd [at] hotmail [dot] com

Teaching information

Where I teach: Anywhere that's dry and relatively warm.

When I teach: By appointment - Anytime normal folks are awake

Instruments I teach: Teaching all levels of bluegrass guitar and bluegrass banjo.
Teaching beginner/intermediate levels: Noter/Drone Mt. Dulcimer, Autoharp, Dobro, Mandolin, Bass Fiddle, Uke.

Jim Robertson  -  Bass, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo (Bluegrass, Old Time, and tenor), Irish bouzouki, Autoharp, mountain dulcimer, and harmonica.

Jim Robertson

I teach private lessons at several locations around Lynchburg, VA. I teach students to play both by ear and by tablature. While I personally prefer the DAd tuning I will introduce students to other timings as well. I teach traditional American and British Island tunes and songs.

Getting in touch

Lynchburg, VA
United States
Primary: 406 223-2746
Secondary: 434 946-5803
Email: Piobbear [at] gmail [dot] com

Teaching information

Where I teach: I teach both at home and at studios in Lynchburg and Appomattox.

When I teach: I prefer to teach on weekdays, but I will consider Saturdays.

Instruments I teach: Bass, guitar, fiddle, mandolin, banjo (Bluegrass, Old Time, and tenor), Irish bouzouki, Autoharp, mountain dulcimer, and harmonica.

Jody Marshall  -  Hammered dulcimer

Jody Marshall

More than 20 years experience teaching at all levels, both private and group lessons.
Frequent teacher at festivals throughout the U.S., and staff coordinator for the Augusta
Heritage Center's Spring Music Week in Elkins, WV.

Getting in touch

McLean, VA 22101
United States
Email: jody [at] jodymarshall [dot] net

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: http://www.jodymarshall.net

Instruments I teach: Hammered dulcimer

Judy Larrabee Moss  -  Mountain Dulcimer

Judy Larrabee Moss

I am a mountain dulcimer teacher and performer with over twenty years of experience.

I normally teach in DAd tuning emphasizing chord melody and flatpicking. I will teach noter method if requested.

I would be available to do a workshop if requested.

Getting in touch

Fredericksburg, VA
United States
Email: dulcifyer [at] juno [dot] com

Teaching information

Where I teach: I prefer to teach in my home.

When I teach: My availability varies but is flexible.

Instruments I teach: Mountain Dulcimer

Randy Marchany  -  Hammer Dulcimer

Randy Marchany

I've taught workshops on Technique Drills for the HD, swing and Jazz Tunes on the HD, Playing in a Band, HD Arrangements at the intermediate and advanced levels

Website: http://www.nostringsattachedband.com

Getting in touch

634 Shawnee Trail
Blacksburg, VA 24060
United States
Primary: 540-250-7681
Secondary: 540-231-9523
Email: randy.marchany [at] gmail [dot] com

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: http://www.nostringsattachedband.com

Where I teach: festivals or workshops

When I teach: call me for availability

Instruments I teach: Hammer Dulcimer

Ron Howle  -  Dulcimer, Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Viola, Bass, Ukelele, Saxophone.

Ron Howle

I am teacher of Dulcimer and almost every string instrument that you could think of. I've have performed for over 25 years.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/ron.howle1

Getting in touch

Chester, VA 23836
United States
Primary: 804-312-3232
Email: ronhowle [at] yahoo [dot] com

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: https://www.facebook.com/ron.howle1

Where I teach: In my home

When I teach: I teach Monday throught Fridat from 9am to 8pm.

Instruments I teach: Dulcimer, Guitar, Mandolin, Violin, Viola, Bass, Ukelele, Saxophone.

Sandy Barton

Sandy Barton

I teach hammered dulcimer, beginner to intermediate level. I give private lessons, or group lessons for 3-4 players.

Getting in touch

1523 Stillwood St
Chesapeake, VA 23320
United States
Email: hammerheads [at] cox [dot] net

Teaching information

When I teach: Mutually convenient - day or evening, weekday or weekend

Terry Lewis  -  Mountain dulcimer

Terry Lewis

I have been playing and teaching dulcimer for 30+ years.

Getting in touch

Ewi, VA 24248
United States
Email: terry [at] terrylewisdulcimer [dot] com

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: http://bellsouthpwp.net/m/t/mtndulcimer/

Instruments I teach: Mountain dulcimer

Timothy Seaman  -  Hammered dulcimer

Timothy Seaman

I try to assist with the student's goals at any level and help with learning common tunes and left-right technique, but I also incorporate my own approaches including chord theory, modes, and solo arrangement, especially with separated hands --- and techniques for expression, improvisation, and composition --- as a student wants those.

Website: http://www.timothyseaman.com/

Getting in touch

127 Winter E
Williamsburg, VA 23188
United States
Primary: 757-746-8899
Email: timothyseaman [at] gmail [dot] com

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: http://www.timothyseaman.com/

Where I teach: At my house in Willismsburg, VA, or at festivals.

When I teach: Any weekday, any time of day, as available.

Instruments I teach: Hammered dulcimer

Wayne Jordan  -  Mountain dulcimer, although I have played music for over sixty years.

Wayne Jordan

Beginning and intermediate mountain dulcimer; group and private lessons.

Website: http://www.chestnutcreekarts.org

Getting in touch

101 E. Grayson St. Apt. 1, PO Box 953
Galax, VA 24333
United States
Primary: 2767305197
Secondary: 2767305197
Email: galaxdulcimerclub [at] gmail [dot] com

Teaching information

Teaching-specific website: http://www.chestnutcreekarts.org

Where I teach: I teach at the Chestnut Creek School of the Arts in downtown Galax, VA

When I teach: Group classes are scheduled by Chestnut Creek School of the Arts; visit school website www.chestnutcreekarts.org for class times and availability. Private lessons are individually scheduled; generally weekly for forty minutes.

Instruments I teach: Mountain dulcimer, although I have played music for over sixty years.