Steve Eulberg launches this lesson series by teaching a one chord song. Starting with easy songs allows you to isolate your voice and guitar playing.
Taught by Steve Eulberg in Singing with Guitar seriesLength: 14:12Difficulty: 1.0 of 5
Singing and playing the guitar together can add another dimension to your ability as a musician and guitarist. This skill is particularly useful for those who enjoy playing rhythm guitar.
Steve Eulberg launches this lesson series by teaching a one chord song. Starting with easy songs allows you to isolate your voice and guitar playing.Length: 14:12 Difficulty: 1.0 Members Only
Steve advances to a song that features two chords. This time around you will learn "Mary Had a Little Lamb."Length: 17:40 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Steve progresses to a three chord song - "This Land Is Your Land." This song features the primary triads in the major tonality.Length: 14:24 Difficulty: 1.5 Members Only
Steve demonstrates how to sing and play the song "BINGO." This song can be harmonized with either four or five chords.Length: 13:10 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg ups the ante with a more advanced sing-along lesson. He teaches you how to play and sing the song "Take It Easy" by the Eagles.Length: 12:07 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve talks about some of his favorite resources for learning and discovering new songs.Length: 8:36 Difficulty: 0.5 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches the classic folk song "Down in the Valley."Length: 17:09 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches the John Denver song "Sunshine On My Shoulders" in this Singing with Guitar lesson.Length: 31:27 Difficulty: 2.0 Members Only
Steve Eulberg teaches the essentials of singing and playing the song "Last Thing on My Mind."Length: 27:39 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
Steve talks about how songs and tunes behave in this lesson. This information will make basic songs easier to play along with.Length: 13:53 Difficulty: 3.0 Members Only
About Steve Eulberg
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An Award-winning multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter, Steve Eulberg weaves mountain and hammered dulcimers with a variety of unusual instruments to create thought-provoking, smile-inducing, toe-tapping acoustic experiences.
He has sung and composed for religious communities, union halls, picket lines, inter-faith retreats, mountain-top youth camps, as well as the more familiar venues: clubs, coffeehouses, bookstores, festivals, charity benefits and showcase concerts.
Born and raised in the German-heritage town of Pemberville, Ohio, Steve was exposed to a variety of music in his home. Early piano lessons were followed by trumpet in school band, and he became self-taught on ukelele and guitar and harmonica. Mandolin was added at Capital University where, while majoring in History, he studied Ear Training, Voice and took Arranging lessons from the Conservatory of Music.
While at college, he first heard hammered and mountain dulcimers, building his first mountain dulcimer just before his final year. Seminary training took him the west side of Denver where he built his first hammered dulcimer. With these instruments, he was able to give voice to the Scottish, English and Irish traditions to which he is also heir.
Following marriage in 1985 to Connie Winter-Eulberg he settled in Kansas City, Missouri. There he worked cross-culturally in a church of African-Americans, Latinos and European Americans, with music being a primary organizing tool. He moved with his family in 1997 to be nestled beside the Rocky Mountains in Fort Coillins, Colorado.
Founder of Owl Mountain Music, Inc. he teaches and performs extensively in Colorado and Wyoming with tours across the US and the UK. He delights in introducing the â€œsweet musicâ€ of dulcimers to people in diverse settings and in addition to his own recordings, has included dulcimers in a variety of session work for other musicians.
In 2000 he was commissioned to create a choral composition featuring dulcimers for the Rainbow Chorus in Fort Collins. It was recorded in the same year (BEGINNINGS). He is currently at work on a commissioned symphony that will feature hammered dulcimer and Australian didjeridu.
Eulberg passionately believes that music crosses cultural and language barriers because music builds community. Influenced by a variety of ethnic styles, his music weaves vital lyric with rap, rock, folk, gospel and blues. Audiences of all ages respond well to his presentation and to his warm sense of humor.
Steve is a member of Local 1000 (AFM), The Folk Alliance, BMI and BWAAG (Better World Artists and Activist's Guild).
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