Tania Opland (USA)

Tania Opland is an Alaska born and raised world touring multi-instrumentalist with a career spanning nearly four decades. She has taught hammered dulcimer as a private instructor and as a workshop leader for over 30 years.

Robert Brereton (USA)

Website: http://www.robertbrereton.com Rob Brereton lives in Connecticut, USA, and is considered one of the pioneers in contemporary mountain dulcimer playing. His years of studying classical guitar have polished his playing style while his degree in music theory and composition has given him a fresh approach to arranging. Rob was one of the first dulcimer players (more…)

Laurie Alsobrook (USA)

Website: https://melrosedulcimers.org/lauriealsobrook/ After a full career in elementary education, Laurie Alsobrook turned her attention to sharing the joy of playing the dulcimer at festivals, workshops, and retreats from Vermont to Florida.  What a perfect blending of her two passions – working with learners and playing the dulcimer! In the world of online instruction, Laurie taught at (more…)

William Duddy

My lifelong musical journey through folk, Irish traditional, bluegrass and old time, began when I bought my first guitar in Londonderry in 1965. After retiring from a career in civil engineering in 2009, I volunteered as Treasurer with BelfastTrad and embarked on a nine-month project building a guitar at Lagan Lutherie School. Meantime, mandolin and (more…)

Dulcimer Junction 3

Dulcimer Junction Issue 3

In this 3rd edition of the Audio Supplement, hosted by Ken Hudson of Roving Folk, we have an assortment of tracks which we hope you will find to be of interest – including contributions from Nonsuch members. Within the newsletter, you will find music to play from – and in this audio supplement, you will hear how it can sound – Music & songs from Jim Couza; Howie Mitchell; Damian Clark; Dan Evans; The Corries; Billy Cooper; Billy Bennington; Kattywompus String Band.