Workshop Descriptions

Uke Juke
The main emphasis of this workshop is the 12-bar blues (chord progresson and melodic improvisation) in the keys C, G and D.  Chords to know: C, C7, F, F7, G, G7, D, D7, A and A7.


Rockin' Dulcimers
If you ever wanted to play in a rock band, the stage is yours!  The main emphasis of this workshop is to learn how to modify an acoustic dulcimer (making it sound like an electric guitar) and playing a 12-bar blues rogression (chords and melodic improvisation) in the key of E. 

Workshop materials may be downloaded from this page.

Download Instructions:

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FIREFOX AND GOOGLE CHROME USERS:
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OPERA USERS:
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All backing tracks have a four-bar intro and are repeated four times.
More backing tracks will be added to this page.

Uke Juke
Uke Juke Packet  DOWNLOAD
Blank Ukulele Chord Fretboard Diagrams  DOWNLOAD    
Backing Tracks:      
       Slow and Gritty Blues in C  DOWNLOAD
       Slow and Gritty Blues in D  DOWNLOAD
       Slow and Gritty Blues in G  DOWNLOAD

Rockin' Dulcimer

Rockin' Dulcimer Packet in E  DOWNLOAD
All Backing Tracks in E:
       Bass and Percussion in E  DOWNLOAD
       LA Hard Rock in E  DOWNLOAD 
       Metal Power Trio in E  DOWNLOAD
       New Orleans Boogie in E  DOWNLOAD
       Roots Rock in E  DOWNLOAD
       Texas Blues Rock with Solo in E  DOWNLOAD
       Texas Blues Rock without Solo in E  DOWNLOAD

Rockin' Dulciimer Packet in B Packet  DOWNLOAD
All Backing Tracks in B:
       Bass and Percussion in B  DOWNLOAD
       Roots Rock in B  DOWNLOAD

The tab packets below are not part of the workshops.

Dulcimer Tabs

My materials I use with my dulcimer students:
       Beginner Dulcimer Packet  DOWNLOAD
       CD Tracks for the Beginner Dulcimer Packet  DOWNLOAD ZIP FILE
       Dulcimer Fingerboard with Finger Placement  DOWNLOAD

       Intermediate Dulcimer Packet  DOWNLOAD
       Advanced Dulcimer Packet  DOWNLOAD
       Backing Tracks CLICK HERE to go to the tabs page.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. E-mail

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Workshops presented by:
Sister Margaret Mary, SJW