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SAVE THE DATE for our 22nd SCDH
2016 Harvest Festival of Dulcimers!

NOW IN COSTA MESA!

Saturday, October 1, 2016
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Costa Mesa
Focus Workshops will be scheduled on Sunday, October 2

Multi-instrumentalists and singers CATHY BARTON (hammered dulcimer) & DAVE PARA
- AND -
ROBERT FORCE (fretted dulcimer)

Enjoy their websites if you don’t already know them.
http://bartonpara.com/ and http://www.robertforce.com


CATHY BARTON - Hammered Dulcimer & DAVE PARA - Multi-instrumentalist

 

ROBERT FORCE - Mountain Dulcimer  


Featured artists

Schedule - 7 tracks/ 29 hours of workshops

Free Mid-day concert / Evening Concert with admission price

Free All day INDOOR Jamming - including workshop on How to Jam and special Community Jam

Registration (reduced price with your Sponsor/ Membership)

Volunteer Opportunities - with perks!

‘Festival Hotel’

Focus Workshops for both Hammered Dulcimer and Mountain Dulcimer on Sun, Oct. 1, 2016

 

We’ve moved to: Presbyterian Church of the Covenant 
2850 Fairview Road Costa Mesa, CA 92626 
(Fairview exit off 405 freeway. Corner of Adams and Fairview, across from Orange Coast College and next to Costa Mesa HS, near OC Fairgrounds & 55 fwy).  Ample parking on site and easy entrance to grounds and facilities. 

2014 FESTIVAL PHOTOS
2015 FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS

CD Sample
“Bonaparte’s Retreat”t Three"
Tradiitonal
Played by Cathy Barton and Dave Para with the
Discovery String Band (Paul and Win Grace and Bob Dyer) on their CD
'Most Perfect Harmony - Lewis and Clark: A Musical Journey with the Discovery String Band'
www.bartonpara.com


Consignment Booth

 *CONSIGNMENT TABLE at our 2016 Festival.
Bring your instruments & music accessories needing new homes & $$ to buy other items!
Download Consignment Table2015.pdf and bring with your items for resale.


Dulcimer Rescue

Click above (or under RESOURCES)

Sample Listings
• Dusty Strings D500 - Needs New Home
• ANTIQUE, possibly pre-Civil War HD
• Sold 5/27 - Dusty Strings D500 package

Get your unused Dulcimers back into circulation!
Sell them through Dulcimer Rescue
- or -
DONATE them to SCDH for resale & payments to SCDH
(Donation letter will be given for your tax records)


Renew Your Sponsorship

Have you RENEWED your ANNUAL SPONSORSHIP (think ‘membership’)?
SCDH WOULD NOT HAPPEN WITHOUT YOUR SUPPORT. Thanks.



Turn on your computer speaker/sound system to hear tunes on selected website pages.
Check “Music Credits” on the “Resources” Page to find information on each tune posted.

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Sound control panel is located below each selection.