Beginners Resources

Some useful Youtube videos and links to documents and websites for beginners.

Tuning with Russell Cook

Scales with Dizzi, have a look at her channel

Katie Moritz chord exercises. Great fun! Much more on her channel

TImothy Seaman – scales and modes

UK Nonsuch Dulcimer Club. Annual weekend of tutorials and music, regional events, quaterly magasine, very low membership cost. There is a page A must for UK players.


Useful link to teachers

USA based Ken Kolodners Sandbridge site. Loads of information and videos you can purchase.

USA based Mary Lynn Devetner’s site, low cost and free courses and resources.

USA based Rick Thum’s website. He gives a phrases by phrase breakdown of “old time” tunes for $12 each.