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The Summer Beckons

In person events are rolling back in, while virtual events continue thanks to their affordable, convenient nature. However you engage with your music, Karen & Paul hope to see you in-person or on-screen in the coming months. Thank you for your ongoing interest and support!


QDF 10 

Buy your All-Access Pass to the 5 Virtual Staff Concerts are Thurs-Sat nights, June 1-3 and Sunday afternoon, June 4. Concert tickets HERE.

Visit the QDF Vendors Showcase Thursday, June 1 from 4:00-6:00 pm Eastern/New York. Vending links HERE. Stop in at Karen's Dulcimer With Heart Booth to learn about her app and/or just hangout!


Or Catch KA/PO at In-Person Week-long Camps!

Not only can you take multiple classes with Karen and Paul, but there is a wide range of other classes to fill your days, concerts and jams at night and hanging out with the teachers!

June 25-30, Kentucky Music Week

July 2-8, Common Ground on the Hill, Traditions Week 2, in Westminster, MD. Watch a great video about the experience HERE.


Dulcimer With Heart (DWH)

is rocking!

Karen's new subscription lesson app and website, "Dulcimer with Heart," is growing! Content includes monthly jams playing with KA/PO–Karen & Paul, web lessons (many being added all the time) of Irish repertoire, KA/PO sets, meditative music, and all kinds of dulcimer fundamentals!  Details of when the next monthly Hangout and KA/PO Jam Session (with the set list and featured Tune-Of-The-Month), are in those courses on the DWH site. The jams are uploaded to YouTube for later viewing. The Easy Vegan Recipe Course is free for just signing up. Recipes will be added monthly.  Free trials for the basic Tunes & Jams and the Do-It-Yourself plans. Enjoy DWH merchandise - mugs and mouse pads! You can find the store on this page.

For Paul Oorts' schedule of numerous dances and dance camps, visit his website.


Georgetown Anniversary

Today, October 4th, is my 6th anniversary working as a therapeutic musician in the Arts & Humanities Program at Georgetown University Lombardi's Cancer Center and Medstar Hospital. The above photo was taken by Elena Kindy in the 7th floor PACU…

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