Anna Duff aka Dulcianna

Why book Anna Duff aka Dulcianna?

I am Solo Instumentalist, Performer & Teacher of the Hammered Dulcimer. I have been Touring, Performing and Teaching Workshops & Private Lessons throughout the US and Mexico for over twenty years. I specialize in Spanish Classical & Latin American Folk Music; which is seldom heard on the Hammered Dulcimer. It's really Beautiful music and I love to play it!! I also play a variety of music from Celtic to Pop. I currently have two CD's available which features my Classical Guitar Adaptations for the Hammered Dulcimer. My last CD "Por la Gracia de Dios" is recorded with Honored Guest, Master Guitarist Dr. Jorge L. Pastrana.
I am available for a wide variety of performances, including weddings.

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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 20 - 150 minutes
  • Fee: $100 & UP

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Past Booked Events

01/15/10 Saint David Heritage Days, St. David, AZ
11/08/09 St. David Monastry Christmas Fair, St. David, AZ (tentative)
09/20/09 Santa Cruz County Fair, Santa Cruz, AZ
09/19/09 Santa Cruz County Fair, Santa Cruz, AZ

Anna Duff aka Dulcianna

The hammered dulcimer has been a pleasure in Anna’s life for over twenty-three years. From 1986-1999 she was the “hammer” of the duo “Arm & Hammer” with guitarist Stefan George. They performed throughout Arizona and the US for thirteen years and recorded five albums together.

With the new millennium Anna started a career as a solo hammered dulcimer artist performing primarily Spanish Classical & Latin folk music. In October of 2001 she released her first solo album, “Dulcianna…A Southwest Dulcimer”. In March of 2002 Anna began studying with master guitarist Dr. Jorge Pastrana. Together they have adapted Spanish Classical guitar music to the hammered dulcimer and release a CD in 2007 of their colaboration entitled "Por la Gracia de Dios".

Anna continues to teach and perform around the country at festivals and music camps including the prestigious “Swannanoa Gathering” at Warren Wilson College, Asheville, NC, the “Augusta Spring Dulcimer Week” at Davis & Elkins College, Elkins, WV and the Upper Potomac Dulcimer Festival in Shepherdstown, WV. She is also the founder & director of “Southwest Dulcimer Acoustic Music Gathering” An annual event that draws dulcimer and music lovers from around the continent for workshops & concerts.

A Few Selected Previous Performances

International Salterio Festival 2007, Querataro, Mexico

The Swannanoa Gathering 2005, Ashville, N.C.

Spring Augusta Dulcimer Week 2002, Elkins, W.V.

Upper Potomac Dulcimer Festival 2001, Shepherdstown, W.V.

Glenrose Texas Dulcimer Festival, Glenrose, TX

San Pedro Valley Center for the Arts, St.David, AZ

Southwest Center for Music Concert Series

Tohona Chul Park Concert Series, Tucson, AZ

Tucson Folk Festival (Annually for 14 Years)

FunFest Dulcimer Festival, Evart, MI

Tucson Art Museum Concert Series

Temple of Music & Art, Tucson, AZ

Summer Solstice Festival (Mountain Dulcimer), C.A.

''Duff is a master at her instrument, energetic, intriguing and inimitable acoustic artistry".....Tucson Citizen.

"Anna's playing is ethereal" Arizona Daily Star.

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Anna Duff aka Dulcianna/Occasional Guest Guitarist

Solo Instrumentalist

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