by Steve Eulberg All of us ask this question at some time or another. What is my skill level as a musician? What is my skill level on THIS instrument that I am learning to play? From a practical perspective, this is how many festivals and workshops ask us to assess ourselves as we enroll […]
Welcome to Owl Mountain Music
Dedicated to helping people sing their soul.
Steve Eulberg stands within the tradition of handmade, acoustic, home-grown music, giving life to old songs and tunes and songs by passing them on. He also stretches the boundaries of musical instrumentation by playing jazz, blues and bossa nova on traditional instruments.
He brings virtuosity and surprise to performance and thoughtful songwriting which utilize humor, bringing new perspectives to embrace the broken lives and tattered fringes of life and re-weave them into strands of hope.
The warm vibrations and resonance of wood & strings inspire a hope he is compelled to share with audiences.The hammered dulcimer is present in cultures across the globe, the mountain dulcimer has crossed cultural boundaries to be adopted by people outside of its origins.
There is an ancestral resonance that people feel when hearing these instruments which brings a human tribal unity to those in the audience.
by Linda Ratcliff I think one of our favorite mountain dulcimer players is Bing Futch. You never know what’s gonna happen next at a Bing Futch show. Using Appalachian mountain dulcimer, Native American flute, ukulele, drums and electronic effects, he deftly navigates the varied waters of traditional and modern Americana with passion, wit and a genuinely […]
by Steve Eulberg I’ve always been drawn to this lovely prelude by Frederic Chopin, and being able to arrange it and play it on mountain dulcimer feels awesome! I have been been hard at work filming and editing this lesson for mountain dulcimer players on DulcimerCrossing and am delighted to report that it is finally […]