Karen Ashbrook
Silver Spring, MD
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Karen A.

Silver Spring, MD
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Hammered Dulcimer lessons, rentals available. From basic playing through advanced arranging, including theory in many styles.

About Karen A.

Hammered dulcimer lessons - all styles, all levels, music theory included!

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I’m so glad that I found her! Very professional and informative!

Posted Mar 31, 2020

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Experience

Full time Musician
Aug 1982 - Present

Karen A.

Author, "Playing the Hammered Dulcimer in the Irish Tradition" on Oak Publications. "Learn to Play the Hammereed Dulcimer" DVD and booklet, published by Muziek Mozaiëk (Belgium) in English, French and Flemish. Numerous Recordings on the Maggie's Music label solo and with Ceoltoiri. Please note: I do not teach the Appalachian/fretted/lap dulcimer. It's a different instrument!

Languages

Dutch

Limited Proficiency

Awards

World Music- Solo Perfomer
Apr 2017

Maryland State Arts Council

Affiliations

Georgetown Lombardi Arts & Humanities Program
Oct 2016
The Georgetown Lombardi Arts & Humanities Program (AHP) promotes cura personalis, or care of the whole person, for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) patients, family members, caregivers, medical staff and visitors through its programs of music, expressive writing, dance and visual arts. These therapeutic art modalities encourage a creative and constructive response to illness. Classes, workshops, bedside visits, exhibitions, environmental enhancements and educational programs contribute to promoting an optimum life experience for those who encounter and interact with the AHP at MGUH.

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