Gregg E. Schneeman
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  • Arcadia, California
  • United States
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Karen Palmer commented on Gregg E. Schneeman's video
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KAREN PALMER, SYLVIA, & I BOWED PSALTERY

"Thanks again for capturing and sharing so many fun moments!"
Nov 6
Gregg E. Schneeman posted a video

KAREN PALMER, SYLVIA, & I BOWED PSALTERY

"THE BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM" is the tune we are playing. Karen is an excellent Bowed Psaltery Player who has only been playing the Bowed Psaltery for two year...
Nov 5
Gregg E. Schneeman posted a video

Nozomi Nose & Me at ETBPG 2019

"Harper's Frolic" is the tune. It was a very exciting East Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering! Nozomi Nose is the best Bowed Psaltery Player in the world. Sh...
Nov 1
Gregg E. Schneeman posted a status
"Just two days until the Cove Lake State Park Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering! I'm already here and ready to Psalt away!"
Oct 22
Nozomi Nose commented on Gregg E. Schneeman's blog post Nozomi Nose Coming To ETBPG!
"Thank you, Gregg-san!  I, too, am so excited to join the Gathering.   Looking forward to see you all in Cove Lake State Park!   Nozomi"
Oct 8
Gregg E. Schneeman posted a status
"I accidentally got disconnected from my usual member page, so I'm over here now!"
Oct 6
Gregg E. Schneeman commented on Gail Van Amberg's event 2019 10th Annual Bowed Psaltery Gathering
"I am getting ready to drive there from California so I can bring more instruments and gear than flying, very exciting news Nozomi Nose is coming from Japan, I hope our BP community understands what a once in a life time opportunity this is to get to…"
Oct 6
Gregg E. Schneeman posted a blog post

Nozomi Nose Coming To ETBPG!

 Its very exciting news that Nozomi Nose, the best Bowed Psaltery Player in the world, is flying all the way from Japan to attend and perform at the East Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering Oct.24 - 26! I'm planning on driving there from California rather than fly so I can bring more instruments and gear, there is a camp ground right there in the park and a wide range of Motels nearby. Please see "EVENTS" here on Psaltery Strings for more information. See More
Oct 6
Nozomi Nose left a comment for Gregg E. Schneeman
"Gregg, thank you very much for your friend request. I am joining the Gathering with Jun Tainaka, a banjo player I play music together. We play together in some of our videos.  http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6uPu6IbDxvcYzCsdCYxfnQ After the…"
Oct 4
Gregg E. Schneeman replied to Pamela Haskin's discussion Need string help
" Dave Lucas does tend towards a little thicker gauge string than I use personally on my Dave's Psaltery."
Oct 4
Gregg E. Schneeman replied to Pamela Haskin's discussion Need string help
" I would suggest if you took the broken string to a good music store they should have a string gauge tool to match it, or gauge to string near it. Otherwise just in general .010 should do for the shorter strings. You can try to tie off the…"
Oct 4
Gregg E. Schneeman is now a member of Psaltery Strings
Oct 1

Profile Information

Do you own a bowed psaltery?
Quite a few
How did you discover the bowed psaltery?
In 1972 saw someone play one with Jean Ritchie.
Who built your bowed psaltery?
The one I play on all my YouTube videos was built by Dave Lucas, "Dave's Psalteries".
How long have you played the bowed psaltery?
Over Forty Years
Do you perform with the bowed psaltery?
On My Youtube channel "Gregg E.Schneeman" I have made over 450 Bowed Psaltery videos and will come to any Bowed Psaltery event I can find!
Do you build bowed psalteries for sale?
NO
Do you teach the bowed psaltery?
Any chance I get.
How did you find out about our Psaltery Strings network?
Searching the Internet

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Nozomi Nose Coming To ETBPG!

Posted on October 6, 2019 at 8:13am 1 Comment

 Its very exciting news that Nozomi Nose, the best Bowed Psaltery Player in the world, is flying all the way from Japan to attend and perform at the East Tennessee Bowed Psaltery Gathering Oct.24 - 26! I'm planning on driving there from California rather than fly so I can bring more instruments and gear, there is a camp ground right there in the park and a wide range of Motels nearby. Please see "EVENTS" here on Psaltery Strings for more information. 

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At 6:51pm on October 4, 2019, Nozomi Nose said…

Gregg, thank you very much for your friend request.
I am joining the Gathering with Jun Tainaka, a banjo player I play music together. We play together in some of our videos. 


https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6uPu6IbDxvcYzCsdCYxfnQ


After the Gathering we are going to visit Jun’s friend in San Antonio.

Nozomi

 
 
 

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Members who build bowed psalteries for sale

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http://www.springcreekpsalteries.com/

330-323-0618

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765-468-7387

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http://www.loonsongpsalteries.com/

 

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(386) 853-0944

Westman Instruments - Tish & Greg Westman
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Ringing Strings - Rick Long
http://ringingstrings.com

Michael J King Instrumetns - Diatonic Psalteries
http://www.michaeljking.com/psalterymaking.htm

Inspired Instruments – Carol and Joe Esch
http://www.windridgefarm.us/bowedpsaltery.htm

James Jones Instruments
http://www.jamesjonesinstruments.com/bowedpsaltery/bowedpsaltery.html

Omega Strings – Richard Spencer
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Master Works Bowed Psalteries - Russell Cook
http://masterworksok.com/

Members that teach Bowed Psaltery

Paul G.Sykes - MS  

Located in Hattiesburg
Contact Paul at
 pgsykes1@hotmail.com

or call him at

601-583-4115

 

Gregg Schneeman - California
Contact Gregg here on Psaltery Strings
greggschneeman@psalterystrings.com

 

Peter Tommerup - California
San Francisco Bay Area
Bowed Psaltery and other Instruments
408-867-4324
ptommerup@juno.com

 

Celeste Howard Ray
Bowed Psaltery lessons via Skype
347-796-4484
Skype name celesteray88

 

Maureen Barnes - Illinois
Bowed Psaltery lessons in Bloomington, IL
309-828-7957
dulcimergal98@yahoo.com
http://www.dulcimerdreams.com/

 

Dona Benkert -
Illinois

Lessons at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
Phone: 773.728.6000
& Folk-Lore Center, Warrenville, IL
Phone: 630.393.1247
http://www.folk-lorecenter.com/

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
tishwestman@yahoo.com
www.westmaninstruments.com

Rick Long - Tennessee
Lessons at Rick's home/workshop in Clinton, 30 mins N of Knoxville
(865) 660-4026
http://www.ringingstrings.com/lessons.html

Karla Armstrong - Pennsylvania
Karla plays a variety of instruments and does workshops as well. Please visit her web site for additional information or contact her via the web site or the information below.
(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
e-mail Honey for more info honey@offthewalls.us
Melbourne, FL
http://www.offthewalls.us/Psaltery.htm

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