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Winter Online Classes with Karen

QDF 9.0  February 2-5

Time to sign up for the QuaranTUNE 9.0 Virtual Dulcimer Fest classes and concert tickets! Among other classes, Karen will be teaching the Flemish wedding waltz she used at her wedding 25 years ago.  Of course Paul Oorts picked the music!

 

 

 

The 2023 Mystery of Modes 8-week course returns, starting the week of February 21-22 on Tuesday nights and Wednesday afternoons. 

Listen to music from the course here and here.

 Register HERE. Registration closes Feb 17 at 5:00 pm Eastern.

MHTP has added Beginning Music Theory and Music Terminology Review webinars  before the course starts for additional help.  The Music Terminology Review webinar is included with both the Theory and Modes Courses. These are open to everyone. 

 


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.

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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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Events

Date Event Location
 — (EST, UTC-05)  — (EST, UTC-05) Music Terminology Review online via Zoom online via Zoom
Mystery of Modes 8-week Online Course-Track1, Tues nights online via Zoom online via Zoom
(EST, UTC-05) (EST, UTC-05) Mystery of Modes 8-week Online Course-Track 2-Wed afternoons online via Zoom online via Zoom
(EST, UTC-05) (EST, UTC-05) Spirit First Meditation online via Zoom online via Zoom
(EST, UTC-05) (EST, UTC-05) DWH KA/PO Jam Session  
(EDT, UTC-04) (EDT, UTC-04) Strathmore: Specialty Belgian Tea & Talk Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda MD 20852 Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda MD 20852
(EDT, UTC-04) (EDT, UTC-04) Strathmore Tea & Talk Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda MD 20852 Strathmore Mansion, North Bethesda MD 20852
 —  — NW Hammered Dulcimer Rendezvous Hull Park, Sandy, OR Hull Park, Sandy, OR
 —  — Kentucky Music Week Bardstown, KY, Bardstown, KY Bardstown, KY, Bardstown, KY
 —  — Common Ground on the Hill, Traditions, Week 2 McDaniel College, Westminster, MD McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

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