A dulcimer-building course will be offered during Western Carolina University’s 12th Annual Mountain Dulcimer Week in July.
The course will be held all day Monday through Friday, July 18-22, and will be taught by Bob Magowan, a Luthier who has been constructing dulcimers at his home in Memphis, Tenn., for the past 11 years. Magowan has built more than 100 musical instruments, mostly mountain dulcimers, and has acted as the “dulcimer doctor” at dulcimer festivals.
Fees for the course are $325 to register and $200 for materials and supplies. The course is limited to the first 10 students to enroll.