First Hammer Dulcimer Jam in LO – May 31, 2014

Ideally, I would be filing this post under the “Hammer Dulcimer Jams” page, but alas – the editing tool on this blog requires that I file it here.

We had our first Hammer Dulcimer Jam in LO today. It has been my DREAM to have musicians over here for jams and concerts. I was so thrilled, I smiled uncontrollably throughout the first song – because it was also the only one I could play on the HD before switching over to the flute. What a stellar group of people. I loved it. The NEXT JAM is tentatively planned for June 28th, 2:00-4:00pm. Contact me with any questions.

Gail and Kathryn

Hammer Dulcimer Jam!

Check out the jam!

Since I can post tags only on the homepage (here), I want to draw your attention to the newly created¬†“Hammer Dulcimer Jam” page. Let’s get together and create some fun and fab music. If you don’t play the hammer dulcimer yet, you know you want to!! Holler with any questions or comments.


Hammer Dulcimer

Hammer Dulcimer


Strings of Happiness

Strings of Happiness


Post Concert Thoughts

We had another successful House Concert in Lake Oswego, May 10, 2014, with Mick Doherty and Kevin Shay Johnson, aka Folk City. It’s been my dream to create Community through Music – whether through house concerts or music jams. With 27 audience members and 2 musicians, a good time was had by all. Enjoy the videos below. (Please know that my brief clips on my iPhone do not do these concerts justice! You’ll just have to come here and see them in person.)

One of the highlights of this concert was getting to dance with George in the kitchen, during the famous “Metal Detector” song,¬†while I was making him some green tea. What I learned is that lighting musicians from the front is favorable to back lighting!