Over 70 players shared a grand musical experience at the 2015 Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival. See photos from the festival HERE.
And what did the 2015 participants have to say?
“Thanks for the opportunity to add something rich and enjoyable to my life.”
“Wonderful assortment of instructors–they are each unique.”
“I appreciate the emphasis on the history and culture of the mountain dulcimer.”
“The dulcimer orchestra is a special experience and was new for me. Thoroughly enjoyed it, along with Ken Bloom’s humor and patience. Epic weekend!”
“Flew in from California for the CRDF and would do it again! Being part of the dulcimer community has been a gift. Just walking to my room and hearing people playing in their rooms is a pleasure and inspiring.”
“This is the only festival where you get the Virginia-Appalachian Mountain tunes.”
“My favorite of all the dulcimer festivals. Overheard an instructor say he had taught at lots of festivals, but this one is the best organized . . . . ”
“I plan to make it an annual tradition.”
“The clinicians were outstanding musicians and teachers. My brain fairly exploded with new ideas and techniques.”
“Entertaining, talented, and patient instructors. Non-judgemental comradery. Enjoyed the humor of all the teachers–they were so entertaining!”
“A weekend full of joy and music made with old friends and new friends.”