19 Classes

Newest Mountain Dulcimer Classes

19 Classes
  • Introduction and Amazing Grace
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    22 Lessons / 55 Minutes

    Stephen introduces you to this series of classes, covers some basics, and gets you going with Amazing Grace.

    Angelina Baker
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    12 Lessons / 21 Minutes

    Go Tell Aunt Rhodie
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    7 Lessons / 14 Minutes

    Seifert's Favorite Flatpicking Exercise
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    11 Lessons / 38 Minutes

    This classic exercise, often heard on other instruments, will help you improve your technique, give you something to warm up with, and will provide some cool licks that can be brought into other tunes.

    Ashgrove
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    7 Lessons / 34 Minutes

    Mr. Moon
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    11 Lessons / 27 Minutes

    While Mr. Moon is a great three-part round, it also stands on its own played straight through. We'll work on strumming, dotted rhythms, and fingerings as well.

    Learn Your Fingerboard - Chromatic Dulcimer
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    19 Lessons / 36 Minutes

    The course is for anyone that wants to learn the fingerboard.

    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

    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.

    Amazing Grace
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    7 Lessons / 22 Minutes

    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.

    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.


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