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…)

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.

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…)

Anne Lough (USA)

Website: www.annelough.com Anne Lough began playing and singing folk music at the age of fourteen, and has continued to share her love of music through the years while raising four daughters and completing a Music Education Degree from Murray State University, Murray, Ky., and a Master of Music Education Degree from Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, (more…)