MaryZ Cox is a Florida Mountain Dulcimer Champion as well as well as a 4 time champion (2011, 2009, 2007, & 2006) at the Brevard, North Carolina Old Time Music Competition. She's placed 1st & 2nd in mountain dulcimer at the Uncle Dave Macon Days in Tennessee & 2nd at the Tennessee Valley Fiddlers Convention in Alabama.
MaryZ has taught mountain dulcimer workshops @ the Lagniappe Dulcimer Fete, Suwannee Dulcimer Retreat, Fall NGFDA Festival at Unicoi, Georgia Florida Folk Festival, Will McLean Festival, and in Charlotte, NC & Charleston, South Carolina..
Her dulcimer articles, photos, tabs, and mp3's have been published in Dulcimer Player News.
"Easy String Band Method for the Mountain Dulcimer" (instruction book/cd) is still in print & folks from all over the world have been learning this fun & easy method from it for almost a decade.
Although Mary Z is known best for her clawhammer banjos, recordings,& tab books -- several of her cd's include mountain dulcimers.
Chickens Crowin at Midnight is a dulcimercerntric string band style collection of traditional tunes.
There are also banjo/dulcimer duets on Florida Banjo, Drumming On the Edge Of Banjo & Girl With the Banjo Tattoo.
All are available on her website.