Kat Vallish

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Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Country: US

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Alaska Pfeiff Kathy Wilson Jan Potts

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I was first introduced to the Mountain Dulcimer when my neighbors the Webbs taught my daughters to play Mountain Dulcimer at St. Anthony's Catholic School in Charleston, WV.  A few years later I bought my first Mountain Dulcimer at a music store in Charleston.  I attempted to learn to play it on my own for several years after moving to the metro Atlanta area I met Sam and Rhoda Greene.  Sam taught beginner lessons and that is where things took off.  I also joined the Peach Pickers a sattelite group of the North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association.  

I have diligently pursued learning to play and learning how best to teach others to play as well for the past 11 years.  I have been teaching beginner to intermediate level dulcimer lessons for the past 6 years.  

I love getting together with other musicians to play old time, celtic, and other forms of folk music.

Please feel free to contact me via text message at 678-468-7561.  

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Kat Vallish
@kat-vallish • 3 months ago
@kat-vallish is now following @alaska-pfeiff
Kat Vallish
@kat-vallish • 3 months ago • comments: 12
Posted a new Comment on Spring Dance - A Dulcimer Tune:
"Would love to get together with you and play when I am in your area or if you ever make it up to Anchorage.   Kat - 678-468-7561"

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Strumelia
04/03/14 08:48:35AM @strumelia:

Hi Kat- please see my message in your inbox... thanks!


Strumelia
09/04/10 10:14:19AM @strumelia:
Hi Kat,Welcome!
Rod Westerfield
09/04/10 09:54:47AM @rod-westerfield:
welcome Kat glad ya joined the FOTMD family... 103.gif
Bill Lewis
09/04/10 09:17:03AM @bill-lewis:
Welcome to FOTMD Kat. Grin.gif