Sept. 4th, 1990, met a skilled psaltery player, learned
Who built your bowed psaltery?
Stan ( do not know full name; psaltery was given to me)
How long have you played the bowed psaltery?
Began in autumn 1990
Do you perform with the bowed psaltery?
not for many years; did only a wee bit for a short while. I have Hand disabilities now. Trying to get started again....i hope. Desperately Seeking help re-stringing, etc.in my town. cannot travel. Dear friend thinks I should pick up my instrument again. Could hold bows but not be as skilled as before....but forgot how to restring and my hands may not be able to perform this task. In short this is my story. I LOVE the bowed psaltery; It has been asleep too many years.For awhile I lived to play!
Do you build bowed psalteries for sale?
Do you teach the bowed psaltery?
How did you find out about our Psaltery Strings network?
laptop search bar; seeking re-stringing help in Olympia.....
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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.