Sunday, June 10, 2012, 1:00pm
Pete Seeger Stage
Carey Dubbert grew up in Rochester, Minnesota and graduated from the University of Minnesota in mathematics and music, and then went to New York City for graduate work at Manhattan School of Music studying bassoon. His wife, Ellindale Wells, and he have lived in Occidental, California, for 25 years.
In 1992 he won the National Hammered Dulcimer Championships in Winfield, Kansas, and in 1999 he won the International Autoharp Championships in Newport, Pennsylvania. He has been a featured performer and workshop leader at the the Mountain Laurel Autoharp Festival, the Willamette Valley Autoharp Gathering, the California Autoharp Gathering, and the Sonoma County Folk Festival. He also has played at many senior residences as well as for a local Alzheimer's Respite program.
For many years, four friends and Carey were a Celtic group called Malarkey with whom he recorded "Thanks Dad" featuring his hammered dulcimer playing. Later he recorded "One Of Mine" featuring my autoharp and hammered dulcimer playing. He is also included on "The Autoharp Legacy", a project of Bryan Bowers. Besides playing music, Carey owns "Smoke & Mirrors", a digital editing service for CD mastering.