Upcoming Performances by Youth Ensemble of New England  Off-Site

JON WEINBERG, Hammered Dulcimer ~ Sunday, November 18 at 4:00 PM

Musician, teacher, and recording artist Jon Weinberg has been playing hammered dulcimer and guitar for contra dances, concerts, wedding ceremonies, religious services, and coffee houses throughout New England for over 25 years.He has accompanied various choral groups on the hammered dulcimer including Boston Revels RiverSing, and the New England Conservatory Children's Choir at both the New England Conservatory of Music and Boston Symphony Hall. For two decades Jon has been the featured hammered dulcimer speaker and performer at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts musical instrument gallery presentations, and has helped them restore several antique dulcimers in their collection.

An accomplished dance musician, Jon has been a member of several contra dance bands in eastern Massachusetts and currently plays in the band Wild Card. Jon founded and ran the Northboro, MA contra dance for 14 years and for several years was the musical director for the Country Dance Society's monthly open band in Cambridge, MA. He is a frequent performer at the New England Folk Festival.

Jon teaches private hammered dulcimer lessons to area students, and online via Skype to players across the country. He is a frequent performer and workshop leader at music, dance, and dulcimer festivals and has helped organize several Massachusetts dulcimer gatherings including the Cambridge Center for Adult Education Spring Dulcimer Festival and the Baypath Dulcimer Festival. Jon created and leads annual week-long Hammered Dulcimer Chord Camp workshops in New England and North Carolina each spring and fall.

In 2013 Jon released his first CD "About Time" which showcases a mix of traditional and contemporary acoustic music played on the hammered dulcimer. This CD, plus information about Jon's performances, workshops, and the hammered dulcimer in general is available online at www.jonweinberg.com

Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 10:30am
First Parish Northboro, Unitarian Universalist Church, Northboro, MA

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 10:00am
Greendale People's Church
Worcester, MA

Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 3:00pm
Evangelical Congregational Church
Lancaster, MA

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 
Messiah – Sing-a-Long Village SDA Church, Lancaster, MA

Monday, December 24, 2018 at 4pm
First Church of Christ, Unitarian
Lancaster, MA