Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Instructor/Performer Profile: Robert Force

In his 41-year love affair with the dulcimer, Robert has traveled across three continents making and sharing music-- solo, at many of life's bus stops, as well as on stage with such diverse acts as Artis the Spoonman (of Soundgarden fame), to Country icon, Doc Watson, to Hollywood legend, Zsa Zsa Gabor.

His numerous recordings, books and appearances have helped launch a generation of new players, establishing a contemporary world voice for the instrument. He brings wit, humor and a lifetime of dedicated study to his workshops. On his "Wild Dulcimer" Facebook page, he notes, “Music will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no music.” (

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