Mountain dulcimer master comes to Franklin

A master dulcimer player will give a concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 21, at Franklin High School Fine Arts Center.

Michael Shull is a National Mountain Dulcimer Champion, a recording artist and teacher who is well-known across the south for his dulcimer music and workshops. His front-porch-style programs cover a wide range of musical eras and styles, with an emphasis on Appalachian-based tunes and mountain gospel.

It’s a pay-what-you-can event, with no admission but donations accepted.

The concert is presented by the Arts Council of Macon County, supported by the Grassroots Arts Program of the North Carolina Arts Council. 828.524.7683 or visit www.artscouncilofmacon.org.

 

Dulcimer workshop

A Dulcimer Playing Workshop with Michael Shull will be held all day on Saturday, Jan. 22, at the  First Presbyterian Church in Franklin. It is open to intermediate and advanced musicians. Presented by Nikwasi Dulcimer Players. $35. 828.524.1040 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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