18 Classes

Newest Mountain Dulcimer Classes

18 Classes
  • The Aaron and Steve Show
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    10 Lessons / 01 Hour30 Minutes

    Starting to Fill the Space
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    11 Lessons / 33 Minutes

    In this class we introduce reference notes, picking patterns, and strums into a few flatpicked arrangements.

    If you're new to flatpicking, make sure you've completed Part 1 and 2 of the Introduction to flatpicking - https://dulcimerschool.com/classes/1093/lessons/5244?locale=en and https://dulcimerschool.com/classes/1335/lessons/6146?locale=en

    Intro to Flatpicking - Part 2
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    7 Lessons / 14 Minutes

    A few more simple flatpicked arrangements before we start to add some fancy tricks.

    Make sure you've already completed Part 1 of this flatpicking lesson here: https://dulcimerschool.com/classes/1093/lessons/5244?locale=en

    The following lesson on filling in space for a more full sound can be found here: https://dulcimerschool.com/classes/1336/lessons/6152?locale=en

    Frequently Asked Questions - Stephen Seifert
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    19 Lessons / 01 Hour23 Minutes

    Stephen answers many of the questions that people ask him. Ranging from how to hold the dulcimer, what dulcimer to purchase, if you should use your thumb and more.

    Introduction to Flatpicking
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    10 Lessons / 23 Minutes

    The first in a series of flatpicking mountain dulcimer lessons. This lesson includes basic flatpicking technique, exercises, and two versions of Liza Jane.

    Part 2 of this lesson can be found here: https://dulcimerschool.com/classes/1335/lessons/6144?locale=en

    Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
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    10 Lessons / 15 Minutes

    Amazing Grace
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    7 Lessons / 22 Minutes

    Intro to Clawhammer and Pawhammer Technique
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    7 Lessons / 23 Minutes

    Learn how the old-time banjo players do it along with another approach uniquely well-suited to the banjammer.

    Introduction to Fingerpicking
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    5 Lessons / 38 Minutes

    Banjammer Flatpicking Patterns
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    7 Lessons / 17 Minutes

    Learn two simple picking patterns that imitate the sound of clawhammer banjo and how to apply them to common dulcimers tunes.

  • Angels We Have Heard on High
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    5 Lessons / 15 Minutes

    Learn all the different parts of playing Angels We Have Heard On High

    Away In A Manger
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    12 Lessons / 38 Minutes

    In this course, Stephen Seifert will walk you through all the key elements to help you play this song. You will learn some interesting techniques for strumming and different rhythm techniques including accurate playing of dotted quarter notes followed by an eighth note.

    O Come All Ye Faithful
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    9 Lessons / 21 Minutes

    Silent Night
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    7 Lessons / 16 Minutes

    This lesson includes a simple and harder version of the Christmas tune, Silent Night. Along the way, Aaron covers a few alternative ways to approach the melody and some phrasing tricks for making it more musical.

    Minimal Chord Melody
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    26 Lessons / 59 Minutes

    A minimal way to play melody and chords at the same time. There's fancier ways to do this. This is the simplest and I use it a lot.

    Your Riffs for Your Tunes
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    21 Lessons / 58 Minutes

    This is one of my favorite ways to come up with riffs and melodic ideas to make a tune you already play more uniquely yours.

    *PREREQUISITE: Make sure you work the series of videos entitled Minimal Chord Melody.

    Rapid-Fire Triplets (Method #1)
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    5 Lessons / 19 Minutes

    This is a follow up to one of the topics that came up in "The Aaron and Steve Show" videos. In this lesson for Advanced players, Aaron breaks down a pattern for playing triplets in rapid succession and then applies it Whiskey Before Breakfast and Soldier's Joy.

    The First Noel
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    7 Lessons / 16 Minutes

    This lesson includes a simple and harder version of the Christmas tune, The First Noel. Along the way, Aaron covers a few alternative ways to navigate the fretboard with this melody, ideas for efficient fingering, and concludes with an improvised performance of The First Noel.


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