Mark Alan Wade

National Dulcimer Champion, Mark Alan Wade performs in orchestra halls and music festivals alike with his characteristic mix of classical precision and raw traditional American style. Classically trained as a trumpeter with doctorate and master’s degrees in music from The Ohio State University, his unique style emerged as the technique and discipline of his formal (more…)

Don Pedi

Don Pedi has been playing the dulcimer since 1968. Self taught, he developed a timeless method of playing mountain musicon the dulcimer that includes all the notes and rhythms of the best old-time fiddlers. Don lives with his wife Jean, on a small farm in the mountains of Madison County in Western North Carolina. The (more…)

Katie Moritz

2013 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion, Katie Moritz is a musician and teacher hailing from the Chicagoland area in Northern Illinois. She’s been playing music ever since she could remember, starting piano as a very small child and playing the tuba through school.  Her taste in music is geared towards more eclectic sounds and it wasn’t till she (more…)

Geoff Reeve-Black

Geoff Reeve-Black is a leading UK dulcimer performer, teacher, workshop leader and collector who runs his own specialist dulcimer business, Revels Music – also an important online resource for dulcimer players across the world. He teaches and performs a wide variety of modern acoustic dulcimer styles at festivals across the UK and Europe.   Geoff (more…)

Duncan Gibbs

Duncan Gibbs is a consummate musician, who has played keyboards in progressive rock and blues bands for 40 years – about the same length of time he has been in thrall to the mountain dulcimer. Now he combines these interests, playing acoustic and electric dulcimer at workshops and festivals, and recreating rock classics – played (more…)