Dulcimer Classes, Instructors, and Private Lesson Teachers
The Hills of Kentucky Dulcimer Club provides FREE beginner level instruction for our adult members. Winter classes begin with the first meeting in February. Fall classes begin with the first meeting in September. There are no classes during the summer. Each series of classes consist of six one-hour lessons that prepare each student to confidently play in group sessions and public performances.
2017 Fall Classes: September 7 - November 16
Focuses on the very basics - learning the parts of the dulcimer, learning to read tab and understand music notation and rhythm, developing a solid strum and steady beat.
Instructor - Patty Jump Co-instructor - Elaine Johnson Assistants - Mary Ann Krumpelman, & Rosie Bermudez
Focuses on learning the basic chords, beginning to play chord-melody style, learning the bum-ditty strum pattern, and learning to accompany a tune with chords.
Instructor - Debbie Grizzell Assistant - Juanita Nelson
Moves the student on to learn how to use a capo, do hammer-on and pull-offs, read and play waltz time signatures, and apply other techniques that move the beginner dulcimer player to the next level with a solid foundation for years of enjoyable playing.
Instructor - Janet Lucas Assistant - Shirley Wood
Class Schedule for 2017: Classes begin at 6 p.m.
PLEASE NOTE: HOKD will not meet if the Kenton County Schools are closed for inclement weather.
For more information on becoming a member of HOKD, please contact Barb Farrow, Membership Secretary at email@example.com.
For more information about our classes, please contact Debbie Grizzell, Teacher Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members wishing to rent a dulcimer can contact Barb Farrow, Dulcimer Rental Coordinator at email@example.com.
Private Lesson Teachers - Available on a Fee Basis:
Here is a list of our members who are willing to teach at times other than during a meeting. Please contact them for further details:
Elaine Caldwell - firstname.lastname@example.org
Florence/Burlington area of Kentucky
859-586-5031 or 859-620-8286
Judy Durham - email@example.com
AlAnn Feldmann - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dry Ridge, Ky.
Debbie Grizzel - email@example.com
Highland Heights, KY area
Dana Gruber - Dulcimerdg@aol.com
Janet Lucas - firstname.lastname@example.org
Fran McCoy - email@example.com
Middletown and Greater Cincinnati area
Alexandria, KY area - firstname.lastname@example.org
Rebecca Turney - email@example.com
Park Hills, KY area
Phyllis Whitt - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lebanon, Ohio area