Pondoro

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Location: INDIAN SPGS
Country: United States

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Married 39 years. I play ukulele, bodhran and harmonica. Starting the dulcimer in 2018 at age 61.

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Pondoro
@pondoro • one month ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Virtual Festivals--what's your experience, or your thoughts?":
"If event promoters want to be really smart they could post a schedule that said, "3PM EST, 2PM CST, etc." Even "9 PM Continental Europe" I promise that if 20..."
Pondoro
@pondoro • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Virtual Festivals--what's your experience, or your thoughts?":
"@art-s - I agree. Playing along with only the leader audible on Zoom I will try harder stuff. And it us easier to hear how I actually sound."
Pondoro
@pondoro • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Virtual Festivals--what's your experience, or your thoughts?":
"@dusty-turtle - Your response is great and maybe the best description of festival success in a pandemic (and post-pandemic) world. To some extent it..."
Pondoro
@pondoro • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Virtual Festivals--what's your experience, or your thoughts?":
"Virtual Festivals - what I like is concerts and lessons, they are very effective in the  virtual realm. What I miss is looking at instruments, sitting around..."
Pondoro
@pondoro • 2 months ago • comments: 0
Posted a response to "Virtual Festivals--what's your experience, or your thoughts?":
"I've been to virtual festivals and they did not do a lot for me. I do enjoy virtual play-alongs with friends who I already knew, and I've enjoyed virtual..."

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Pondoro

Another Newbie Question - Drone Volume


I'm playing DAa noter and drone. My dulcimer has two melody strings. The...
@Pondoro 2 years ago - Comments: 7
Pondoro

Strum all strings all the time, or...?


I found tabs for "I'll Fly Away" and "Go Tell Aunt Rhodie" - both in D...
@Pondoro 2 years ago - Comments: 9
Pondoro

Strings - brands and gauges?


So my used dulcimer came with strings as follow: 0.020", 0.010", 0.010"...
@Pondoro 2 years ago - Comments: 16

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Jim Fawcett
10/30/18 07:03:44AM @jim-fawcett:

Hey Pondoro, welcome aboard. Glad ya found us.


Richard Streib
10/29/18 08:47:25PM @richard-streib:

Welcome Pondoro to Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer. This is a great forum of wonderful dulcimer friends who are so welcoming. Glad you joined. There is a lot of experience and knowledge represented among the members who are always willing to answer questions and offer advice. Enjoy your membership here.


Ken Longfield
10/29/18 07:04:49PM @ken-longfield:

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

Ken

"The dulcimer sings a sweet song."


Benjamin W Barr Jr
10/29/18 10:28:36AM @benjamin-w-barr-jr:

Hi Pondoro, and welcome ot the wonderful world of the Friends of the Mountain Dulcimer.  It's a good place to come, spend some time, learn about the dulcimer, and to meet some good people.

Ben