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Carrie ( is a performer, recording artist, teacher, and the author of books for both hammered dulcimer players and children. Her Expressive Hammered Dulcimer is a classic method book for the instrument and her Hammered Dulcimer Solos volumes 1 and 2, with their artculate and expressive aragements, are beloved by dulcimer players across the country. Carrie's recordings with the Barolk Folk have won national awards, including a Parents Choice Gold Award for Girls and Boys, Come Out to Play.

Currently, she performs with the Connecticut quartet Eclectica. Carrie has created two vibrant, engaging picture books for children, based on the art of her brother, Joe Crompton.


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