Joyce Hibbard
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  • Millington, MI
  • United States
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Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joyce Hibbard Sep 9, 2015. 10 Replies

I am seeking instructions to build or perhaps a diagram of a stand that I can put my Baritone Psaltery in.  It was built with no support insert so it is not able to have a screw mechanism in the…Continue

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Looking for Psaltery players

Started May 15, 2014 0 Replies

Hi,  Is there any psaltery players living in Mid-Michigan?  I live between Flint and Saginaw.  Plan by ear, and would love to meet other that do the same. JHContinue

 

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Bill Strech left a comment for Joyce Hibbard
"Hi Joyce, I just requested you as a friend, since you live not far from Kingston, MI.  Maybe someday we'll start a club together. Bill"
May 22
SUE C WHEELER left a comment for Joyce Hibbard
"Thanks, Joyce. Yes, let's meet next year!"
Aug 9, 2016
Joyce Hibbard posted a blog post

Looking for B.Psaltery players

I live in Michigan's thumb area, and I am looking for B.P.Players in my area to get together to jam and practice. I will travel 30 to 50 miles, if need be, to get together. Anyone out there interested ?
Aug 9, 2016
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Aug 1, 2016
Joyce Hibbard replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Thanks, Sue, I think I have some good ideas to try now. Thanks to all who answered my question."
Sep 9, 2015
Joyce Hibbard replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Thanks, I will try that idea. If I don't use my B,BP soon, I was thinking of selling it. I play my soprano BP more, with my my. Dulcimer club."
Sep 9, 2015
Bubba Jordan replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Oh Ok I understand now.A frame which U could router the inside and sit Ur BP in with a crosspiece to mount an insert would work.The bottom would be open so no problem with tone loss.The crosspiece wouldn't touch the bottom so insert…"
Sep 8, 2015
SUE C WHEELER replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"the back does not lie directly on the platform, as its got little dots of something to hold it off. At first, I fretted that tone was lost,and that there was a "buzz". But now I screw everything that can be screwed tight, tight. And the…"
Sep 8, 2015
Joyce Hibbard replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Thanks for your interest..As I stated earlier, my Baritone BP is very heavy, and there is no extra support in the middle of it back, so any kind of screw in bracket won't work. I think I am going to try and build a frame like holder, with most…"
Sep 8, 2015
Bubba Jordan replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Hey Joyce why couldn't U just get the proper insert at a hardware store and put it in the back of ur bp.I've never put one in a bp.but I've put them in about everything else.Ask some of the builders about this.That would help with…"
Sep 8, 2015
Joyce Hibbard replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Thanks for the help.  This platform looks  like I was going to make but after talking to the builder of my instrument, he said not to incase like a coffin, because you would loose some of the fine sound that it puts out.  Have you…"
Sep 8, 2015
SUE C WHEELER replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"I'm very satisfied with the platform from JamesJonesInstruments. It connects via the screw on the "quick release plate" on my Zeiko tripod…"
Aug 27, 2015
Joyce Hibbard replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"Thank you, I will keep checking the different sourses. I do have my own wood shop, was hoping to build my own with some ideas from others.."
Aug 24, 2015
Donna Malus replied to Joyce Hibbard's discussion Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery
"I am not aware of anyone who is providing instructions or diagrams of their bowed psaltery holders. If you have questions you might be able to get some answers or advice from the members who build stands. I know that Rick Long of Ringing Strings…"
Aug 23, 2015
Joyce Hibbard posted a discussion

Need a Stand for a Baritone Psaltery

I am seeking instructions to build or perhaps a diagram of a stand that I can put my Baritone Psaltery in.  It was built with no support insert so it is not able to have a screw mechanism in the back. See More
Aug 23, 2015

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Do you own a bowed psaltery?
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Ozark folk center/ mt.view Ak
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James Jones in Bedford, Va
How long have you played the bowed psaltery?
off and on for 15 years
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Yes, solos in a small mt.dulcimer group
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Looking for B.Psaltery players

Posted on August 9, 2016 at 7:54am 1 Comment

I live in Michigan's thumb area, and I am looking for B.P.Players in my area to get together to jam and practice. I will travel 30 to 50 miles, if need be, to get together. Anyone out there interested ?

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At 10:32am on May 22, 2017, Bill Strech said…

Hi Joyce, I just requested you as a friend, since you live not far from Kingston, MI.  Maybe someday we'll start a club together.

Bill

At 12:18pm on August 9, 2016, SUE C WHEELER said…

Thanks, Joyce. Yes, let's meet next year!

At 11:07pm on March 3, 2014, Bonnie Blue Crouse said…

Welcome!

 
 
 

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Paul G.Sykes - MS  

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601-583-4115

 

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Maureen Barnes - Illinois
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Lessons at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
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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.
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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
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Carol Esch - Kentucky
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606-676-0128
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