Some of our favorite links...

Musicmaker's in Foreign Lands

*North Art Heritage Music - Musicmaker's Kits in Canada
*Internet Violin - Musicmaker's Kits in Japan
*Roberts Music- Musicmaker's Kits in Australia
*Nordic Harps - Musicmaker's Kits in Sweden

Teachers

*Harp & Dulcimer teachers in the Twin Cities - directory of local teachers
*The Music Teachers List - International on-line directory of instructors for any instrument

Festivals where Musicmaker's is likely to have a booth

*American Music Therapy Association
*The Harp Gathering - Sauder Village in Archbold, OH
*Somerset Folk Harp Festival
*Southeastern Harp Weekend - Asheville, NC

Friends of Musicmakers

Ann Bean Mansion - Planning a visit to Stillwater? Stay with Jeremy and Erin, the fabulous hosts at our favorite local B&B.
Peter Roberts - Simply one of the best people you will ever meet... in Australia. (Just teasing you Peter)
Tami Briggs - Tami Briggs, therapeutic harpist and founder of Musical Reflections has created 13 CDs for relaxation and stress reduction.
*Nicolas Carter - An amazing Paraguayan Harpist based in the Twin Cities.
*Stephanie Claussen - Local harpist and harp teacher.
*Kim Robertson - A harpist. One of the best.
*Irene Tukuafu - She was a friend and supporter of Musicmaker's before fire was discovered.
*Melanie Wiltse - She does more to promote harps and harp playing in the Midwest than anyone else we know of.
*Sunita Staneslow - A musician of the highest calibre and a big fan of our Regency Harp

Other Sites of Interest

*The Autoharp Page
*The Banjo Hangout - Wow - If you like banjos even a little bit then you MUST visit this site.
*Coustii - Great resource for ukuleles and guitars
*Early Music Network
*E-Z Folk - Instructional Website for Banjo and Guitar
*The HarpList- Very active Yahoo group about harps
*International Society of Folk Harpers and Craftsmen - THE Society for the Folk Harp. Sign up and receive the Folk Harp Journal.
*MBOTMA - Minnesota Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Association
*Mugwumps Online - A nice resource for folk instruments
*Music for Healing Transition Program - A National Educational Certification Program preparing musicians to provide therapeutic bedside music.
*MusicalPros - Lots of great guitar and ukulele stuff on this site
*American Nyckelharpa Association - Fairly self explanatory... I think.
*Native Ground - Wayne Erbson's site - He has authored the best banjo instruction books I've ever seen.
*TablEdit - Convert any music notation to tablature for guitar and other instruments.

Publications

*Autoharp Quarterly Magazine
*The Banjo Newsletter - All that's fit to print about the noblest instrument on this spinning orb we call home.
*Dulcimer Players News - Recently revamped look - full color, great articles, and a sample CD with each issue
*The Harp Column
*Folk Harp Journal - A wonderful resource for all harpers, from the complete novice to the master.
*The Old-Time Herald - A magazine dedicated to Old-Time Music

Woodworking


*Guild of American Luthiers - Publisher of "American Lutherie" Magazine, and source for instrument-making plans & books
*Rockler - Great source for tools.
*U-BILD - America's Favorite Woodworking Plans

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