Strings & Things

January 24, 2020

Will it be a Happy New Year for you? 2020 is  the  last year of  the 21st Century of the 3rd millennium. Are you making a resolution? I’m not. However, I will make a list New Year’s Eve of what I wish for in this last year of the 21st Century.


Music wise, I’m...

January 17, 2020

Greetings! And happy new year! I hope you all have made great resolutions with high expectations for yourself in the coming year!


One might think that it is a good New Year’s resolution would be to play and practice more in the coming year. However, I don’t think one s...

September 6, 2019

Tim May is a multi-instrumentalist who moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1985.  Tim, has been working in the Nashville area for over 30 years as a sideman, session player, band member and performer.  Higher profile projects have included touring with Patty Loveless and...

September 5, 2019

 Gretchen Priest-May divides her time between performing, teaching fiddle and running the Musical Heritage Center of Middle Tennessee (also known as the Fiddle and Pick) that she founded in 2008 in Pegram, Tennessee, just west of Nashville.  Her school teaches traditio...

August 29, 2019

Wendy Songe, from Tulsa, OK, is the 2018 National Mountain Dulcimer Champion. She is an award winning singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, poet, performer, teacher, and nationally touring musician. In 2019,

Wendy was awarded the Silver Dollar City “Dream Big, Do G...

August 24, 2019

Ilace Mears, from Branson, MO, was the 2016 National Hammered Dulcimer Champion.  She is an award-winning hammered dulcimer and violin player - but hasn’t figured out a way to play both at the same time!  She brings a classically trained background to the world of trad...

August 1, 2019

Tull Glazener is coming to Wichita on Wednesday, August 7th. The following is the schedule for the day:

3:00-4:15- Workshop 1

4:30-5:00- Mini Concert

5:15-6:30- Workshop 2

The event will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church -- 5002 E Douglas in Wichita -- in the Pa...

July 12, 2019

So here is the scenario.  You show up to play with rest of the group and on the first note everyone stops playing.  They turn and look at you with disdain. Your instrument is out of tune!  Well, that never happens.  Okay, well there was that one time when I took that w...

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