Nonsuch Online Zoom “Drop-in” Sessions

22/10/20 - 30/11/20

Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm

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During these sessions, we have a chance to chat, and also to play music with one person leading and the others joining in (but only hearing themselves and the leader). Generally on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.
Session 18: Thursday, 22th October – 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Session 19: Thursday, 5th November – 2:00 – 5:00 pm
Session 19: Thursday, 19th November – 2:00 – 5:00 pm

Nonsuch Annual Weekend 2020 ONLINE!

24/10/20 - 25/10/20

Location: ONLINE!

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Nonsuch Annual Weekend is going ONLINE!!
Booked tutors are:
Don Pedi (USA) and Geoff Reeve-Black & Duncan Gibbs (UK) – Mountain Dulcimer
Mark Alan Wade (USA) and Katie Moritz (USA) – Hammered Dulcimer
NEW: Tip Jars for our Tutors are here.

Northern Nonsuch Music Sessions (via Zoom)

27/10/20 - 24/11/20

Time: 3pm to 5pm 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month.

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A regular zoom Nonsuch music session twice a month on 2nd and 4th Tuesday from 3-5pm.

Meet Northern Nonsuch members plus others from farther afield to play and socialise. Forthcoming dates:
Tuesday, 27th Oct, 2020 3-5 pm, run by Chris Fitt
Tuesday, 10th November 3-5 pm, run by Chris Fitt
Tuesday, 24th November 3-5 pm, run by Chris Fitt

Nonsuch Slow Jam Sessions (Via Zoom)

04/11/20 - 16/12/20

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

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No pressure slow jam for beginner Hammered Dulcimer players on Zoom. Come along for a chat and play a few standard session tunes at a slow pace.

Wednesday 4th November – 2:00 to 3:30pm
Wednesday 18th November – 2:00 to 3:30pm
Wednesday 2nd December – 2:00 to 3:30pm
Wednesday 16th December – 2:00 to 3:30pm

North-East Ohio Hammered Dulcimer Weekend 2020

06/11/20 - 08/11/20

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The North-East Ohio VIRTUAL Dulcimer Weekend is an all-day, weekend festival for all levels of hammered dulcimer players led by Mark Alan Wade, Tina Bergmann and Karen Ashbrook.

The workshop offerings give direction to your development as musicians in fun and easy ways. They offer three tracks to meet you right where you are in your playing: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced.

Virtual Nova Scotia Meet

08/11/20 - 30/11/20

Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm

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The South Western Meets at the Nova Scotia, Bristol have gone Virtual! These are now open to all and are designed to be especially mountain dulcimer friendly. Other instruments are also welcome.
Forthcoming Sessions:
Sunday 8th November 2020 from 2 – 4pm
Sunday 22nd November 2020 from 2 – 4pm

2020 Virtual NGFDA Fall Festival

19/11/20 - 21/11/20

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Another long standing US festival is going virtual!
Workshops for both hammered and mountain dulcimer as well as other instruments are being offered by a great lineup of tutors from all over the US.
Each workshop is $11.00 US. for 60 minute workshop, and registration is open now.
Anyone can join in – a wide range of student levels is catered for.

Folk East POSTPONED to 2021

20/08/21 - 22/08/21

Location: Glemham Hall, Suffolk


Folk East Workshop

We have just heard this festival has been postponed until 2021. We expect English Dulcimer Duo will be at Folk East 2021, at Glemham Hall, Suffolk for HD concerts and workshops. They run the workshops in conjunction with Nonsuch, whose instruments they use (on a first-come basis). Come and have a go! (If you have (more…)

Shrewsbury Folk Festival

27/08/21 - 30/08/21

Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire.


Shrewsbury Folk Festival Workshop

This has been postponed until 2021. We’re likely to be back to Shrewsbury Festival again in 2021. As before, we will be offering Mountain Dulcimer workshops in a variety of styles, with instruments provided. Led by Robin Clark. Further details from Robin Clark.

Nonsuch Annual Weekend – Postponed to 2021

22/10/21 - 25/10/21

Location: Denstone College, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, ST14 5HN

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This event has been postponed to 2021.
Our main residential workshop weekend includes tuition for all levels of mountain and hammered dulcimer players over a period of up to 4 days of music, fun and cameraderie. Full details will be available from April 2021.