Location: Sammamish
Country: United States

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sweetbriar Jessica Comeau Robin Thompson Strumelia


"Retired" from 25 years in IT to attend law school, now a legal aid attorney who writes novels, paints, does photography--and plays the dulcimer!

My first dulcimer is a cardboard one from Backyard Music.  It hooked me.  The picture is of the Cedar Creek Walnut Classic that I built!

Latest Activity

@lisavb • 2 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "How is the COVID-19 coronavirus affecting you?":
"Wow, this reminds me of how I felt upon my first post-COVID dental visit.  They had installed special air cleaners, implemented a number of precautions..."
@lisavb • 3 weeks ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "worldwide Play Music on the Porch Day ":
"Today is the day!!!  Excited.  Looks like it will be nice weather here, planning to take out the dulcimer and the acoustic guitar later today and have at it!!!"
@lisavb • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Introduce Yourself!":
"Hi Shelley!   I did things in the opposite direction.  Made a cardboard dulcimer as an art project a couple of years ago, fell in love with playing it.  Then..."

Latest Group Discussions


Best starting point for arranging music?

I would like to arrange some popular/modern songs for the dulcimer, but...
@LisavB 11 months ago - Comments: 3

Another string-related question

So, I normally play in DAD, but I'm studying Jessica Comeau's book, and...
@LisavB 11 months ago - Comments: 3

Capo off when not playing?

I'm working on learning a song right now that requires the capo on 1, so...
@LisavB last year - Comments: 6

Played "junior luthier" today

Built a Cedar Creek solid walnut hourglass dulcimer earlier this year....
@LisavB last year - Comments: 2

Luthier's Handbook--tap tuning for dulcimers?

Hi all, I "built" a cardboard dulcimer late last year from a kit, then...
@LisavB last year - Comments: 10

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Richard Streib
05/21/19 06:40:06PM @richard-streib:

Welcome LisavB to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. Glad you joined. This is a great place to learn all about the mountain dulcimer and to meet many new friends. Best wishes on your dulcimer journey.