by Linda Ratcliff When something seems unbalanced and out of rhythm, just a song can tune things up in a moment. The power of music is therapy. – Anthony Liccione Time for a Tune-Up Tuning a hammered dulcimer for the first time can be pretty intimidating. The first couple times you tune your dulcimer it […]
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 You are not alone in the world. You are part of an ensemble. – Rich Mullins Why is Playing with a Group Important? Let me introduce to you my daughter-in-law, Mary Ratcliff. Mary has been teaching private piano lessons for over 25 years. She also is the Worship team coordinator for […]
by Linda Ratcliff A self-taught man usually has a poor teacher and a worse student. – Henry Youngman Teacher or Self-Taught? I am pretty much self taught. Peggy Carter got me started with a few lessons in Houston. And then I joined Rick Thum’s Song of the Month Club to learn several jammin’ tunes over time. And I […]