Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival: What Skill Level Are You?

/Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival: What Skill Level Are You?
Crooked Road Dulcimer Festival: What Skill Level Are You?2019-01-21T18:32:07+00:00

What Skill Level Are You?

  • You have very little or no experience with the dulcimer.
  • You need to learn how to tune and strum the instrument.
  • You are thinking, “It’s been a long time since I’ve played a mountain dulcimer.”
  • You can play a few tunes by ear and/or by using tablature.
  • You are starting to make chords.
  • You are comfortable playing at a slower pace from notation or tab.
  • You have mastered the novice skills.
  • You can play songs up to speed with confidence using melody and chords.
  • You are familiar with chords and scales.
  • You are working on more complex chording and capo use.
  • You are familiar with left hand techniques, hammer-on’s, and pull-off’s.
  • You have knowledge of right and left hand techniques such as flatpicking.
  • You know the instrument well.
  • You can play backup for others.
  • You are comfortable playing in different styles and tunings.
  • You are focusing on style, arrangement, and ornamentation.
  • You are ready for more challenging techniques and repertoire.

Workshops with a listed skill level of “ALL” are suitable for players of any skill level