B I O G R A P H Y
Molly McCormack is from Louisville, Kentucky where she currently lives with her family. She has enjoyed playing, performing and teaching on both the mountain and hammer dulcimers since 1992. Molly's musical interests are varied. She performs traditional and folk music as well as blues and many contemporary tunes, both instrumental and vocal.
A natural teacher with a gentle style, Molly has had the pleasure of teaching at many week long dulcimer events. She is a regular teacher each year at Kentucky Music Week in Bardstown, KY. She has had the honor of teaching at the Augusta Heritage Center Dulcimer Week in Elkins, WV and Appalachian State University Dulcimer Week in Boone, NC.
Molly has been a featured performer and workshop teacher at many dulcimer weekend festivals around the country including: The Great Dulcimer Convention at Pine Mountain State Park, Southeast Ohio Dulcimer Festival in Athens, OH, Knoxville Area Dulcimer Retreat in Gatlinburg, TN, Dulcimer Chautaqua in New Harmony, IN, Chestnut Ridge Dulcimer Festival in Greenville, PA and many more. Molly has visited numerous dulcimer clubs in the region to give workshops to club members. The Cincinnati Dulcimer Society, Paul Pyle Dulcimer Society, Northern Kentucky Dulcimer Society, Bays Mountain Dulcimer Club and Northern Illinois Dulcimer Society are just a few.
Molly is currently performing blues and folk music with acoustic guitarist Walter Lay, and is also part of the Blind Dog String Band.
Her first CD - Reds and Blues - was released in 2003. Molly's other recordings include: Split the Difference (2006), Are We There Yet (2006), and Molly's Merry Musical Mix (2008).