LisavB

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Location: Sammamish
Country: United States

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Jessica Comeau Strumelia

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"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!

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LisavB
@lisavb • one month ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Best starting point for arranging music?:
"Thank you both!  I think I had a fakebook in mind, but I didn’t know what a fakebook was until now.  I also would love to just play the melodies of some more..."
LisavB
@lisavb • one month ago • comments: 3
Created a new Group discussion "Best starting point for arranging music?":
"I would like to arrange some popular/modern songs for the dulcimer, but lacking dulcimer-specific sheet music, have a question how best to start.  I'd like..."
Modern/Chord style Players
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Posted a new Comment on Another string-related question:
"Ah, thanks.  Sounds like the answer may have been different had we been talking about DAd vs. DAA.  Good to know.  Just put fresh strings on that baby..."
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 3
Created a new Group discussion "Another string-related question":
"So, I normally play in DAD, but I'm studying Jessica Comeau's book, and the songs I'm working on are mostly CGC.  Is it better to leave the strings in CGC..."
Dulcimer Care & Maintenance
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Capo off when not playing?:
"My headstock is such that I can't put the capo above the nut anywho…"
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Posted a new Comment on Capo off when not playing?:
"Makes total sense, glad I asked!!!  Thank you!"
LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 6
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LisavB
@lisavb • 2 months ago • comments: 6
Created a new Group discussion "Capo off when not playing?":
"I'm working on learning a song right now that requires the capo on 1, so I've needed the capo whenever I pick up the instrument lately.  Is there harm in..."
Dulcimer Care & Maintenance

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LisavB

Best starting point for arranging music?


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

Another string-related question


So, I normally play in DAD, but I'm studying Jessica Comeau's book, and...
@LisavB 2 months ago - Comments: 3
LisavB

Capo off when not playing?


I'm working on learning a song right now that requires the capo on 1, so...
@LisavB 2 months ago - Comments: 6
LisavB

Played "junior luthier" today


Built a Cedar Creek solid walnut hourglass dulcimer earlier this year....
@LisavB 5 months ago - Comments: 2
LisavB

Luthier's Handbook--tap tuning for dulcimers?


Hi all, I "built" a cardboard dulcimer late last year from a kit, then...
@LisavB 6 months ago - 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.