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FESTIVAL DATES:  April 19 - 23, 2023      PLAN AHEAD for BDF #30 !!!

 
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BUCKEYE DULCIMER ROADSHOW
ZOOM JAMS
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for New Players
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Hammered Dulcimer
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BUCKEYE ROADSHOW ZOOM JAMS

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Friday, November 18, 2022
All times are EST.

EARLY BIRD SESSION
6:00 - 6:45 pm
Chris, Joe, and Shari would like to explore some ideas that encourage the mountain and hammer dulcimers to back up each other and our voices.
This Early Bird Session will be one combined session including hammers, mountains, and anyone else who would like to join in as we focus on chord backup.


For more details, go to the Zoom Jam Page.


Zoom Link for EARLY BIRD and

BUCKEYE ROADSHOW ZOOM JAM

Early Bird 6:00 pm (EST)
Happy Hour at 7:00 
Zoom Jam at 7:30


Jam List for #19 and PDF Tablature,
Zoom Jam Page

DISCOVERY CLASSES

Buckeye Roadshow's first Discovery Day
in Bucyrus, Ohio is in the history books.

There are now two new clawhammer banjo players, one new hammer dulcimer players and two new mountain dulcimer players.

The schedule included three hours on instruction, first jam, and then an evening jam.

If you've always wanted to play an instrument,
this is your opportunity live and in person.
     

 

 

 

 

Check back for our next DISCOVERY CLASS and location within the Buckeye Dulcimer Festival area.

Clawhammer Banjo (Joe)
Hammered Dulcimer (Chris)
Mountain Dulcimer (Shari)


BUCKEYE DULCIMER FESTIVAL 2023

April 19 - April 23, 2023

Recreation Unlimited
Ashley, Ohio

This year we celebrate the 30th year of this special festival at Recreation Unlimited, a wonderful facility.


DULCIMER PLAYER NEWS
NOVEMBER 2022 UPDATES:

Since the Buckeye Festival ad was submitted for 2023 in early September, several changes have been made.
 
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1)  Jody Marshall will be teaching the Hammered Dulcimer Intermediate/Advanced Level classes. 

We'll miss Dee Dee Tibbits who needed to cancel due to family obligations.

2)  The BAND IT workshop has been added as a choice for the extended morning classes.  This workshop welcomes all acoustic instruments at the beyond beginners player level.

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Refer to the LINK TOOLBAR above for
more information on the festival soon
including music sessions, housing, food,
instructors, schedule, concerts,
and vendors.

 

 

 

The Buckeye Dulcimer Festival #30 (April 19-23, 2023)
FACE-to-FACE Festival and more

The extended/intensive morning classes (9 plus hours on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) will feature:
 

Mountain Dulcimer
       Susan Trump (Intermediate/Advanced);
       Jan Hammond (Past Beginner/Early Intermediate)
 
Hammered Dulcimer
       Jody Marshall (Intermediate/Advanced) *Dee Dee Tibbits needed to cancel due to a family event.
       Chris Steiner (Past Beginner/Early Intermediate)
 
Autoharp: 
       Michael Poole (Beyond Beginners)  
 
Clawhammer Banjo:
       Joe Steiner (Beyond Beginners) 
 
Band-it!:
       Shari Wolf (All acoustic Instruments - Beyond Beginners)

Look for bios and class descriptions soon.

We are exploring the possibility of once again zooming some of the morning extended classes.

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THIS AND THAT!

REGISTRATION PACKAGES

Extended Package #1  (Wednesday 4/19 - Sunday 4/23)
Includes: 11 meals, 4 nights lodging, morning intensive instruction, all other activities & concerts

Extended Commuter Package #2  (Wednesday 4/19 - Sunday 4/23)
Includes: 11 meals, daily activity fee, morning intensive instruction, all other activities & concerts

Weekend Package #3  (Friday 4/21 at 4 pm - Sunday 4/23)
Includes: 5 meals, 2 nights lodging, Fri. night events, Saturday morning intensive session, all other activities & concerts

Weekend Commuter Package #4  (Friday 4/21 at 4 pm - Sunday 4/23)
Includes: 5 meals, daily activity fee, Fri. night events, Saturday morning intensive session, all other activities & concerts

Saturday (Check in at 8:00 am)
Includes:  2 meals, daily activity fee, intensive am session, mini sessions & concert;
         
   There will also be all-day beginner classes for mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, and autoharp

The registration process will begin on December 1, 2022 with an
Early Bird discount option available until January 10, 2023
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ONSITE Housing

We will be using the Greif House and Residence Hall A and B for onsite housing. 

Although there are no present Covid restrictions, distancing in the dorm areas will continue.

For much more information:  https://www.buckeyedulcimerfestival.com/bdfhousing.htm
 

LOCAL MOTELS

The list of local motels will be updated and will hope to get some festival rates.

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VENDORS

Looking forward to seeing vendors back.  It's been way too long!

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Scheduling Considerations for the Extended Session (Wednesday-Sunday)

The extended/intensive morning classes feature nine hours of instruction with the same instructor
on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

Afternoon classes will focus on mini-sessions, playing with a group, backup playing skills and much more. 
We'll explore a variety of ways to enrich playing in a group. 

As usual, the festival will concentrate on quality instruction.  This year there will be focus on
individual skills and repertoire along with exploring ideas on playing together.  There will also be opportunities for
other activities based on registrations and the mid-April weather on this beautiful campus.

 If you need to cancel or if the festival needs to cancel, you will absolutely receive a full refund.      

MORE DETAILS TO COME!!!

Questions?   Don't hesitate to call Shari at 937-295-5253 or email Shari at buckeyedulcimer@yahoo.com .
 

 

BUCKEYE DULCIMER FESTIVAL ZOOM JAMS     

WELCOME to zoom jams, Buckeye Dulcimer Festival style.  Join Chris & Joe Steiner and Shari Wolf in jamming our favorite jam tunes from the dulcimer world, old-time music world and bluegrass world.  Music in the jams will all be traditional and from public domain. 
No copyrighted music.

These are not beginner jams, BUT beginners ... anyone is welcome to join

We'll increase speed as we play through tunes and play singing songs at singing speed.
We'll play tunes more than just a few times.  
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You'll be able to hear only the three of us during the jam.  We will be muting you during the playing and unmuting
in between tunes for comments.    We hope this will help you to continue to jam even when jamming in person is not possible.  .


For Zoom sign-in information and Jam List,
 
https://www.buckeyedulcimerfestival.com/bdfzoomjams.htm

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Mark your calendars.  Hope to see you then!    
Buckeye Dulcimer Roadshow ... Chris, Joe, and Shari

 


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If you have any further questions, please call Shari at 937-295-5253.

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