Author Archives: Heidi Muller

3RFS Homebound Holiday Concert, Sat., Dec. 5 at 6:00 pm

Heidi and Bob will join Magical Strings, Watch the Sky, and Curtis and Loretta for an evening of “virtual” holiday music sponsored by the Three Rivers Folklife Society located in Kennewick, WA. We’ve each made our videos and they’ll be iintroduced by emcee Micki Perry, so you can listen to a variety of styles from original to Celtic, including harp, hammered dulcimer, guitar, mountain dulcimer, and more.

Watch the concert here: https://vimeo.com/479388039 anytime till January 6. It will also be posted on the Facebook page of the 3 Rivers Folklife Society and Tumbleweed Music Festival.

It’s free, but please contribute to each duo through their donation link. Heidi & Bob’s link is: www.paypal.me/heidimuller978. Thanks and enjoy!

QuaranTune Christmas Concert Sunday, Dec. 20, Heidi & Bob are on at 11:24 AM PST

Heidi & Bob will perform a short set among many other mountain and hammered dulcimer players for the QuaranTune Christmas Concert. It happens for three days, three hours per day, from December 20-23, 2020. For the performance schedule, visit: https://www.virtualdulcimerfest.com/christmasconcert

An all-access pass for all concerts is just $25! For tickets, please go to virtualdulcimerfest.com .

Wallowa Valley Music Alliance Holiday Concert, December 20, 2020

Heidi and Bob will be performing by video, along with many other regional musicians. This is our annual concert co-sponsored by the Music Alliance and the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture. We can’t meet in person this year, so we’re doing it online!

Stay tuned for time, posting details, and the list of musicians. Also visit wvmusicalliance.org for more info.

QuaranTune 3.0 Virtual Dulcimer Festival, Feb. 5-6, 2021

The largest virtual dulcimer festival is back again! After two successful online events with hundreds of students in attendance, QuaranTune 3.0 will have 52 instructors offering hour-long classes in mountain and hammered dulcimer. Heidi is honored to be invited to be one of them. She will teach 8 classes over the two days.

Stay tuned for more details! Info will be posted soon at virtualdulcimerfest.com .

NGFDA Fall Dulcimer Fest – Registration Opens Sept. 3, 2020

The North Georgia Foothills Dulcimer Association presents their Virtual 32nd Annual Fall Festival November from Thursday to Saturday, November 19-21, 2020! There will be 29 instructors and 247 workshops – at only $11 per workshop! Evening Concerts are $10 each or all three evenings for $25. I’m honored and pleased to be participating. I’ll be teaching ten workshops! There’s room for 30 people in each. I hope to see you there!

REGISTRATION OPENS SEPTEMBER 3 – Go to Ngfda.com and scroll down for info

Here’s my workshop schedule. Levels and session times are described at ngfda.com.

  • Thursday, Nov. 19, Session 2 – 4-Equidistant String Fingerpicking, Level 4
  • Thursday, Nov. 19, Session 4 – Fingerpicked Duos, Level 4
  • Thursday, Nov. 19, Session 6 – West Virginia Fiddle Tunes, Level 5
  • Thursday, Nov. 19, Session 8 – Intro to Fingerpicking, Level 2
  • Friday, Nov. 20, Session 4 – Keep It Steady! Level 1
  • Friday, Nov. 20, Session 6 – Songs of Bill Staines, Level 3
  • Friday, Nov. 20, Session 8 – Toe-Tapping Tunes, Level 2
  • Saturday, Nov. 21, Session 3 – Uncommon Holiday Songs, Level 3
  • Saturday, Nov. 21, Session 5 – West Virginia Fiddle Tunes, Level 3
  • Saturday, Nov. 21, Session 7 – Flatpicking Fun, Level 3

Virtual “Courthouse Concert” Thursday, August 20, 5:30 pm PDT

The Wallowa Valley Music Alliance presents Heidi and Bob in concert livestreaming on Facebook on Thursday, August 20 from 5:30-6:30 pm, Pacific time. Heidi & Bob will raise your spirits with their summertime songs and many different instruments, including Bob’s newly built electric dulcimer. Streams on Facebook on the Music Alliance page and Heidi Muller’s personal page, and can be accessed by non-Facebook users by going first to wvmusicalliance.org and clicking on the link.

Update: Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas at Wallowa Lake, OR is cancelled for 2020. Please join us July 4-10, 2021!

Our 10th Annual Dulcimer Week in the Wallowas will not happen in 2020 as planned, but is being moved to next year due to the coronavirus. Our event wil present classes in learning to play the Appalachian mountain dulcimer during the week of July 4-10, 2021. Nationally-known instructors Susan Trump, Dave Haas, Jeff Furman, and Bob Webb will teach classes for all skill levels, from beginners on up to advanced. People without a dulcimer may rent one. Evening activities include jams and special programs, including an open mic and staff concert.

For complete information and registration, please visit www.wallowadulcimer.com. Registration will reopen on February 1, 2021.

CANCELLED THRU 2021: “Learn to Play the Mt. Dulcimer” Road Scholar week in October, Cedar Lakes Conf Center, Ripley, WV

Heidi will return for her 15th year to teach a week-long BEGINNING CLASS in mountain dulcimer, at the Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, WV. This is a Road Scholar-sponsored program, and registration is available at www.roadscholar.org. Costs include lodging in the very nice, motel-style Holt Lodge onsite, and meals all week provided by the conference center.

Students should bring their own dulcimers. If anyone wants to learn but doesn’t have one, please contact the instructor at heidi.muller.music@gmail.com. For further info, please go to www.roadscholar.org.

Update: Postponed to Spring 2021 (Date TBA) – Heidi Muller & Bob Webb in Concert, Sept. 20, 2020, Kellogg ID

The Shoshone County Community Concert Association (SCCCA) is proud to present Heidi Muller and Bob Webb in concert at St. Rita’s Catholic Church, 25 Kellogg Ave., in Kellogg, ID. Admission: $15 or by seasonal membership pass; students through high school age are free. Heidi and Bob will perform their mix of original and traditional music with vocals, guitars, mountain dulcimers, mandolin, and electric cello.

POSTPONED to Spring 2021 or later:  This concert was originally scheduled on March 22 and was postponed to Sept. 20 due the coronavirus situation. For more information and updates, please visit shoshoneconcerts.org.