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"Thanks Nozomi-san.  It has been a busy end of year for me also.  I had some time thi…"

Dave Holeton replied Dec 30, 2016 to East Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering in Cove Lake Park, Tennessee

5 Dec 30, 2016
Reply by Dave Holeton

"Thanks Sue I was a good time for me also.  I agree, the Gathering does draw a divers…"

Dave Holeton replied Nov 3, 2016 to East Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering in Cove Lake Park, Tennessee

5 Dec 30, 2016
Reply by Dave Holeton

"Oh, and Donna, I wish you could have been there. Dave"

Dave Holeton replied Oct 30, 2016 to East Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering in Cove Lake Park, Tennessee

5 Dec 30, 2016
Reply by Dave Holeton

"Frances We might need to know who made the psaltery or the length of the strings.  S…"

Dave Holeton replied Oct 27, 2016 to Psaltery Strings

6 Nov 9, 2016
Reply by Rick Long

"Janet This has also happened to me.  I play with two bows and it looks like I'm havi…"

Dave Holeton replied Oct 26, 2016 to Question Regarding Playing in a Group

5 Oct 26, 2016
Reply by Janet Pohl

"Gregg If I was closer I would be there.  Try to keep it fun and try to make sure eve…"

Dave Holeton replied Sep 21, 2014 to A BOWED PSALTERY/DULCIMER CLUB STARTING UP IN ARCADIA, CALIFORNIA

4 Nov 3, 2014
Reply by Peter Tommerup

"Gail     Many of the psaltery luthiers that advertise on this site have plenty of so…"

Dave Holeton replied Jul 12, 2014 to Buying my first BP. Need help choosing an instrument.

4 Jul 12, 2014
Reply by Gail Wallace

"Gail      For answering the hurt your ears question (I have tinnitus too), the psalt…"

Dave Holeton replied Jul 11, 2014 to Buying my first BP. Need help choosing an instrument.

4 Jul 12, 2014
Reply by Gail Wallace

"Tim I think the mp3 file also demonstrates that if I play just the A, I can sooner o…"

Dave Holeton replied Nov 19, 2013 to High "A" problem

8 Nov 19, 2013
Reply by Dave Holeton

"Nozomi-san I think you're exactly correct in your experiment with C modes.  For the…"

Dave Holeton replied Nov 15, 2013 to East Tennessee Psaltery Gathering Follow Up - Los Bilbilicos

14 Nov 18, 2013
Reply by Jeremy Main

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Maureen Barnes - Illinois
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Tish Westman - West Virginia
Lessons at Tamarack, Beckley, WV. Wednesday workshops also available for individual classes and to teach at festivals.
Sunday "Jam" 3:30 to 6:00. All instruments welcome, play mostly Old Time, Celtic & Gospel Music, not opposed to trying any tune called, once did a rap on Bowed Psalteries.
1-304-575-0998
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Karla Armstrong - Pennsylvania
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(717) 632-8099
karlaarms@upontheharp.com
http://upontheharp.com

Carol Esch - Kentucky
Lessons in Carol's home/workshop south of Lexington.
606-676-0128
esch@qx.net
http://www.windridgefarm.us/bowedpsaltery.htm

Honey Smith Walls - Florida
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Melbourne, FL
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