WCU to present Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend

Participants in last year’s Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend take part in one of the many classes offered to musicians of all skill levels.

Participants in last year’s Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend take part in one of the many classes offered to musicians of all skill levels.

Western Carolina University will offer the third annual Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend, Thursday, Jan. 17, through Sunday, Jan. 20, at the Lambuth Inn in Lake Junaluska.

All skill levels of mountain dulcimer players will have the opportunity to study with renowned dulcimer musicians including Stephen Seifert, Lois Hornbostel, Don Pedi, Bill Taylor, Flora MacDonald Gammon, Kenneth Bloom and Betty Smith.

The extended weekend format offers 31 hours of classes, staff concerts, jam sessions, field trips and other activities.
Loaner dulcimers will be available.

The fee for the weekend is $135. The Lambuth Inn will offer a special rate on rooms and meals for Winter Weekend participants.

To sign up for the Mountain Dulcimer Winter Weekend, contact WCU’s Division of Educational Outreach toll free at (800) 928-4968 or (828) 227-7397 or via e-mail hensley@email.wcu.edu. A brochure and registration forms are available online at http://dulcimer.wcu.edu/.

After enrolling in the event, participants may reserve lodging and meals at Lambuth Inn by calling (800) 222-4930.