Lorraine Lee Hammond’s grew up in rural New England when ballads and barn dances were part of community life. Lorraine plays, performs on, and teaches dulcimer, banjo, mandolin and harp. Her numerous credits as a traditional singer, songwriter, teacher and multi-instrumentalist include two Appalachian dulcimer books with Yellow Moon Press, and many recordings. A former lecturer in American Folk Music and World Music at Lasell University in Newton, MA, she is Music Director for the WUMB/University of Massachusetts, Boston, Acoustic Music Camps. Lorraine performs and records with her husband, guitar virtuoso Bennett Hammond. They make their home in Brookline, Massachusetts.