Colleen Hailey


Location: Vestal, NY
Country: US

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Colleen Hailey
@colleen-hailey • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What are you reading right now?":
"Currently reading Testosterone Rex, a popular science book written with a sense of humor. Also, just started Faithful Place by Tana French."
Colleen Hailey
@colleen-hailey • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Concert Ukulele":
"Well, I am way late to this discussion... I just picked up my very first ukulele today. It is a Kala KA CEM concert and it is lovely. I've already tuned it..."
Colleen Hailey
@colleen-hailey • one month ago • comments: 4
Posted a new Comment on Colleen Hailey:
"Tweety developed a buzzy string, so I haven't played it lately.  I don't know any luthiers who could fix it in my area. I bought another travel dulcimer..."
Colleen Hailey
@colleen-hailey • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What are you reading right now?":
"Bill Bryson should be considered a national treasure."
Colleen Hailey
@colleen-hailey • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "What are you reading right now?":
"Not a huge Elvis fan but am in the middle of reading Last Train to Memphis: the Rise of Elvis Presley. I plan to read the far more depressing sequel,..."

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Colleen Hailey

Favorite songs for 6 string?

Hi, my dulcimer group has been working on Christmas music lately, and I...
@Colleen Hailey 2 years ago - Comments: 2
Colleen Hailey

My First 6 String

Curly maple with walnut fretboard. Oddly, it only has 11 frets. Sound is...
@Colleen Hailey 2 years ago - Comments: 2
Colleen Hailey

Bought a new 6 String!

Had no plans whatsoever to get a 6 string at this time, but made the...
@Colleen Hailey 2 years ago - Comments: 1
Colleen Hailey

Newbie 6 string question

Ignorant question. How do most people play their 6 stringers? I have an...
@Colleen Hailey 2 years ago - Comments: 9
Colleen Hailey

My New Oriole

I've been a member of this group for a while, and I now am the proud...
@Colleen Hailey 3 years ago - Comments: 5
Colleen Hailey

My first concert

My group played at an assisted living/nursing home today. It was my...
@Colleen Hailey 3 years ago - Comments: 3
Colleen Hailey


I've got an old (1970s) Hughes 6 string Church dulcimer made from a kit...
@Colleen Hailey 3 years ago - Comments: 4
Colleen Hailey

Barre chords

I've been playing a couple of months now and am starting to get better...
@Colleen Hailey 3 years ago - Comments: 24
Colleen Hailey

Elbow Pain

Hi, I just started playing a month or so ago, and have been experiencing...
@Colleen Hailey 3 years ago - Comments: 13

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Crack in Soundboard?

Posted: Sunday July 26 2015, 9:52 PM
By: @Colleen Hailey

Mountain Dulcimer Music Festival

Posted: Wednesday March 11 2015, 4:13 PM
By: @Colleen Hailey


Gordon Hardy
09/07/15 11:14:51PM @gordon-hardy:

Hello Colleen, re Old Joe Clark, I appreciate your kind comment. Thank you for listening.

Ginny Schott
06/17/15 10:14:45PM @ginny-schott:



So glad you were able to attend our Day with Nina Zanetti.  I, too, had a great time, and learned much.  I'm glad it was worth your effort--yours was a long drive that day!





Cindy Stammich
10/25/14 09:33:04PM @cindy-stammich:
Colleen, that's awesome that your group played at the nursing home today! I have played at different ones a few times over the years...they are a wonderful audience...and SO appreciative of your music. The gift you give them is much more than the music! And the gift to you is so much more than making and sharing music!Keep strumming and smiling!Cindy
Bernd Krause
10/23/14 05:58:04PM @bernd-krause:

You are more than welcome to try any of my instruments any time, beginner or not. They are for playing around with. It's all about having fun.

Bernd Krause
10/23/14 03:47:32PM @bernd-krause:

Hello. I was just looking at your photo of your jeans and noticed my dulcimers set up in the background. That photo was taken at Cranberry. LOL.

Ken Longfield
04/18/14 01:58:09PM @ken-longfield:

Hello Colleen. Welcome to FOTMD. I am sorry I am so late in welcoming you, but I have been out of the country and just returned home. I am glad to have you aboard.


"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."

Karen Keane
04/13/14 03:45:18PM @karen-keane:
Hello and welcome to the site. This is a great place to share ideas and listen to music. I hope you enjoy!
John E. Wood
04/11/14 11:53:58AM @john-e-wood:

Welcome Colleen. Good to see you here on FOTMD. We look forward to your participation. Best wishes.

John Keane
04/10/14 07:19:21PM @john-keane:

Howdy and welcome to the FOTMD family!

Benjamin W Barr Jr
04/10/14 04:15:56PM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Colleen, and welcome to the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn and exchange ideas about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

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Jim Fawcett
04/10/14 02:03:36PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Colleen, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.

Rob N Lackey
04/10/14 01:54:15PM @rob-n-lackey:

Welcome, Colleen, to this little corner of dulcimer heaven. Friendly folks, yep, a bunch of them here. Knowledgeable? You'll have to be the judge of that. Ask your questions in a discussion, chat or email to a "friend;" you'll probably get more responses than you bargained for. LOL. Hope you enjoy it here.