Trish Peek
  • Female
  • Union, ME
  • United States
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Do you own a bowed psaltery?
yes
How did you discover the bowed psaltery?
youtube - David Beede
Who built your bowed psaltery?
Unicorn Strings
Do you perform with the bowed psaltery?
nooooo
Do you build bowed psalteries for sale?
no
Do you teach the bowed psaltery?
no
How did you find out about our Psaltery Strings network?
youtube response to my video

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At 6:09pm on September 8, 2010, Theresa Emmons said…
HiTrish. really enjoyed your playing Ava Maria.Iadmire people who can double bow.I can seem to get the hang of it.Great job!
At 4:46pm on August 31, 2010, Fran Lightsom said…
Hi Trish,
I don't think Debra is in the Fiddlers now, but it is a large amorphous group and there are surely some I haven't met yet.
Sept. 24-26 turns out to be a weekend when I won't be able to get together with you. Actually, September is full of such weekends. I need to get control of my calendar! I hope we can get together some other time,
Fran
At 9:30pm on August 23, 2010, Michelle M WIley said…
Trish, I've only been playing for a year but really love to play. I wish I had more time to practice. I've been working on learning songs 'by-ear' rather than reading - polishing up my sightsinging/ear training skills. It is nice to know someone else in Maine is playing folk instruments. :-)
At 8:04am on August 22, 2010, Fran Lightsom said…
Hi Trish,
It would be great meeting you when you visit Falmouth. Do you travel with your psalteries? Perhaps we could do some duets?
Fran
At 4:15pm on August 21, 2010, Sue K said…
HI Trish, welcome. I love the recording of you playing your psaltery! You do not seem to have any problems bowing the sharps and flats. How big is your instrument? Does it stay in tune? Im having problems keeping mine in tune.
Regards,
Sue
At 11:40am on August 21, 2010, Donna Malus said…
: ) That's funny Trish because I just started to play the mountain dulcimer and am afraid my psaltery is going to feel left out!!
At 9:07am on August 21, 2010, Donna Malus said…
Hi Trish and welcome! I hope you enjoy the site and find it useful. I also hope you don't mind that I posted your videos alread!! Feel free to post any other ones or pictures, ask questions, jump in on discussions!
 
 
 

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Members who build bowed psalteries for sale

Spring Creek Psalteries - Sharon & Terry Kirby

http://www.springcreekpsalteries.com/

330-323-0618

From the Wood - Wayne Gaydos

765-468-7387

http://fromthewoodsinstruments.com/

to see his work visit

http://shop.indianaartisan.org/collections/musical-instruments

Waynie Psaltery - Wayne Simms

http://www.wayniepsaltery.com/

 

Prairie Psaltery - Richard Celata

http://www.prairiepsaltery.com/

 

Loon Song Psalteries-Charlie Marshall

http://www.loonsongpsalteries.com/

 

New Tradition Dulcimers- Dan Daniels

http://www.newtraditionsdulcimers.com/index.html

 

Psalteries by Dave- Dave Lucas  

http://www.davespsaltery.com/

 

Jon Williams Psalteries
(386) 853-0944

Westman Instruments - Tish & Greg Westman
http://www.westmaninstruments.com

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
http://www.omegastrings.com/

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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