Jim Soltis

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Location: Grand Rapids, MI
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Jim Soltis
@jim-soltis • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimers in books & films":
"Glenda, Somehow, over the last 18 or so years, I'd forgotten the tragic end of the movie, and only vaguely remembered the relationships, for some reason..."
Jim Soltis
@jim-soltis • one week ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Dulcimers in books & films":
"Glenda Hubbard:  Don Pedi played Dulcimer the movie the Tune Catchers set in Appalachian Mountains  Not that good but remember it because of Don.playing..."
Jim Soltis
@jim-soltis • 3 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on hand turned noters:
"John C. Knopf: Jim, I'm 6'2" tall, so the dulcimer is a big one, for sure.  About 94" long.  World's largest?  Maybe.  I've contacted Guinness about it,..."
Jim Soltis
@jim-soltis • 3 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on hand turned noters:
"John C. Knopf: I picked up a couple of them things from Warren May in Berea several years ago.  He might have gotten them from June Apple. Thanks..."
Jim Soltis
@jim-soltis • 3 months ago • comments: 12
https://fotmd.com/strumelia/group_discuss/2285/hand-turned-noters

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A couple of years ago, I came across a site selling really beautiful...
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Lois Sprengnether Keel
04/23/18 10:36:14AM @lois-sprengnether-keel:

"...apart from Evart, we don't get access to many workshops here in Michigan."  True enough.  I enjoy Lake Odessa's antique stores.  Please say more about Brett Ridgeway and also consider putting it in the Single Instructor Events.  My own work and lack of a regular schedule makes it tough to plan something like Evart, but I prowl the Events regularly.


Lois Sprengnether Keel
04/19/18 10:28:08PM @lois-sprengnether-keel:

Look forward to meeting you in Interlochen.  Sounds like you have more workshop experience than I do since I have only been able to get to a few here in Michigan.  There's always more to learn when it comes to music.


Jim Soltis
08/17/15 06:42:28PM @jim-soltis:

Thanks to all of you for your warm welcome!  I said that I'm a novice, but as I read more stuff about categories, I think I've overstated my status.  I think to be accurate, I'm a pre-beginner,  What I mean is that although I've been wanting to learn mountain dulcimer for some time now, I just recently ordered my first one from Ron Ewing, and am waiting for it to be completed.  I'm attending my first set of workshops at the Indiana Dulcimer Festival in mid-September.  I'm really excited about it!  I've got four hours of beginning dulcimer with Richard Ash, and then other workshops with Bing Futch and Dave Haas.  Pretty lucky to get that trio, ain't I?  I hope that in the future I'll have something to contribute to these forums.  In the meantime, I'm looking forward to being involved in what is quite apparently a warm and friendly music community!


Ken Longfield
08/01/15 06:36:27PM @ken-longfield:

Welcome to FOTMD Jim. It's good to have you aboard.

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Cynthia Wigington
08/01/15 04:38:25PM @cynthia-wigington:

Greetings from Vermont Jim and welcome to the site.


John E. Wood
08/01/15 11:07:45AM @john-e-wood:

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


Sam
08/01/15 06:02:02AM @sam:

Hi Jim,

  Welcome! Hope you enjoy the site. Have fun, visit often. 


Jan Potts
08/01/15 02:12:30AM @jan-potts:

Welcome to FOTMD, Jim!

I also love "Ashokan Farewell"!

 


Jim Fawcett
07/31/15 05:11:14PM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Jim, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.