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First Name

Phyllis

Last Name

Dunne

Title

Musician

City

Omaha

Home Phone

402-551-8095

Cell Phone
Work Phone
Email

dunnemusic@cox.net.

Biography

Phyllis Dunne sings songs that reveal our heritage. The Appalachian mountain dulcimer is her accompaniment. Phyllis toured in Europe three times and has several recordings and a book. Her CD “Joyously Dunne” was named recording of the year by the Omaha World-Herald. Dunne is a Woody Guthrie folk-singing champion, National Traditional Performer of the Year for lap dulcimer and a two-time Midwest dulcimer champion. She was a vocal music teacher with OPS and Uta Halee, a piano teacher at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the College of St.Mary, and a master artist with the Nebraska Arts Council. She earned a degree in music at UNO and studied the Dalcroze Method at the Julliard School of Music. Phyllis currently teaches private piano, dulcimer and voice lessons.



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