Make Plans Now . . .

The 2015 Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival Workshop Schedule Is Now Complete!

Click the Schedule/Workshop Description tab above for the complete list of instructors and their offerings.

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Such Fine Music! Such Fine People! Such a Fine Time!

60 IMG_3125 Instructors' Concert at Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival ADJ Small II

Fifty-two dulcimer players gathered on the Ferrum College campus for the third annual Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival.  See all the photos HERE.

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Planning is already underway for the 2015 Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival to be held May 21-24.  Mark your calendar now and check this site later this year for the 2015 instructor lineup.  In the meantime use the tabs above to see what this year’s festival offered in the way of workshops, activities, and accommodations.

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Some Participant Comments From the 2014 Festival . . .

85 IMG_2806 ADJ Small II“When I left Phyllis’s Uptempo, Part 1, a thought went through my mind.  It was:  I finally feel that I have something in my lap.”

“Facility is wonderful! ….  Appreciate that faculty were so encouraging and kept saying, ‘There is more than one way to play.’  Being here made my heart sing.”

“Thank you.  Best festival.”

“Love the laid-back feel, the non-competitiveness, friendliness, and the beautiful setting.”

“Keep the emphasis on the old-time, the history.  This is why I came, and the festival more than met my expectations.”

“The Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival was soooo good.  I’ll be back next year, and the next year, and the . . . .”

89 IMG_2968--Ralph Lee Smith ADJ II Small II“This is my 2nd time at CRDF.  It has fast become one of my favorites.  I enjoy everything that is offered.  Very happy to have the opportunity to study under Ralph Lee Smith . . . .”

“I have met new friends and renewed my energy to keep on learning.  The festival is rich in tradition . . . touches your heart and spirit.”

“The encouragement was transcending!  It was a great weekend!”

“Great workshops for all levels of playing and excellent food.”

“Really comprehensive coverage of the dulcimer experience. This has been a wonderful few days for me, generally well focused with a lot of serious information.”

“The first dulcimer event that filled in the little gaps in my learning that I’ve been looking for for years.”

“A great festival for learning beginner, new, or advanced and bowed dulcimer.  Great rooms, good food, and great instructors.”

“Great value for the money.”

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