by Steve Eulberg I am so excited to introduce you to this brand-new instrument. I have been waiting for it for over a year and it is finally here! Robert Stephens of South Carolina (StephensLutherie.com) has been working with Aaron O’Rourke (of Chattanooga, TN) to develop a new fingerstyle dulcimer that can also work when […]
Got a new Hammered Dulcimer for Christmas?
We have just the thing to help you play it! The String-Side Up Lesson Series is for Absolute Beginning hammered dulcimer players and assumes you have no prior experience with dulcimers. This 30-episode series starts with the parts of the dulcimer, playing in the “box”, hammer grip and hammer control, getting the best tone, finding the […]
Got a New Mountain Dulcimer for Christmas?
We have just the thing to help you play it! The String-Side Up Lesson Series is for Absolute Beginning mountain dulcimer players and assumes you have no prior experience with dulcimers. This 31-episode series starts with the parts of the dulcimer, takes you through what is happening with your right and left hands, including strumming, picking […]
New Lesson: So You Want to be Heard?
by Steve Eulberg Amplifying the Mountain Dulcimer. Steve adds a sample from a new lesson series about Amplifying the Mountain Dulcimer in the Mountain Dulcimer Skills section of the DulcimerCrossing website. This sample lesson from that series that describes and demonstrates the use of a contact pickup and the combination of that pickup with a […]
Drawing Your Fears
NPR Reporter, Kainaz Amaria, has written an article about Julie Elman’s Fear Project which was published on the npr.org website this week. It includes Julie’s artistic depiction of my fear and an interview with me about how her art helped me to process and transform my fear. (Click on the image above to see a larger version.)