the following interview, conducted by Linda Paulus, was published in the international Dulcimer Players News magazine spring 2018 issue
Dan Evans: A Musician for all Seasons
Close your eyes and imagine mountain dulcimer history and the pros who play these beloved instruments on this side of The Pond. Now, open your eyes and meet Dan Evans, the UK’s premier English dulcimer player. Dan shares his unique perspective on our beloved instrument and his history as a musician and composer. He returns to the United States in June for another international tour, starting with a concert for the players and friends of The Grand Old Dulcimer Club in Nashville. So, sit down with a cup of tea and enjoy a bit of his story. You’ll discover Great Britain’s leading dulcimer musician offers plenty to inspire beginners as well as advanced players and teachers.