Glad to hear you joined us! This is a great group to be associated with.
There are 4 other psalteries in Alaska that I know of, all in Tenakee Springs, AK. The school there received three from me this week and my daughter also has one that I made. Hopefully, we'll get some new members joining us from there in the near future. Have fun playing your new instrument...
Welcome. I hope you have a great time teaching yourself how to play this terrific instrument. I just love mine. I'm not an accomplished player but I can make a joyful noise with it and no one has complained...so far. I'll keep you posted.
You may be our first member in Alaska, I'll have to double check. I hope you enjoy the psaltery as much as I enjoy mine. It's a wonderful instrument and not difficult to learn. Who are you ordering your bowed psaltery from?
Dona Benkert -
Illinois Lessons at Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, IL
& 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 firstname.lastname@example.org www.westmaninstruments.com
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 email@example.com http://upontheharp.com
If you are already on Tish's list, why don't you stop in and update your info? While your there take a look to see if there are new players in your area. Who knows, you might get together and make a recording.