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June 16, 2019

WCU’s Dulcimer U Weekend to be held Jan. 3-6, 2019 at Lake Junaluska

Start the New Year off with a fun weekend full of music, laughs and beautiful scenery.

Western Carolina University’s Dulcimer U Winter Weekend will be held Jan. 3-6, 2019 at the Lambuth Inn at Lake Junaluska.

All classes, concerts, jam sessions, vendor area, and meals will be held inside the hotel.

Winter Weekend participants can choose from over 50 hours of instruction on the mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, ukulele, and guitar. 

“Mix and match any classes you wish to attend. There will be something offered each hour for all skill levels,” said Bobby Hensley, WCU’s associate director of continuing education.

Evening activities will include staff performances and a music sharing session for participants. 

Featured instructors include: Larry Conger (Dulcimer U Director), Elaine Conger, Judy House, Laurie Alsobrook, Joe Collins, Stephen Humphries, Jim Miller, Guy George and Sherrie George.

Miller will also be leading jam sessions throughout the weekend.

The deadline for the early registration fee of $169 has been extended to Dec. 21. After Dec. 21, $199. For more information, visit dulcimeru.wcu.edu or call 828-227-7397.

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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