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Schreiber Autoharp Strings - Same Strings, New Name
Fladmark Autoharp Strings, the gold standard in autoharp strings, widely available from luthiers and autoharp supplies retailers, has a new name.
Master autoharp luthier Tom Fladmark has passed the string-making baton to fellow master autoharp luthier Greg Schreiber, and going forward these strings will be sold as Schreiber Autoharp Strings - new name, same unmatched quality you've come to expect.
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* * Changing Strings?? * *
We found this excellent video by Tom Fladmark and Greg Schreiber that tells how the cow eats the cabbages when it comes to string changing!
* * The Cyberpluckers * *
The Cyberpluckers is a collection of autoharp players and autoharp music lovers who work and play (when they're not playing music) on the Internet. The Cyberpluckers keep in touch by means of an electronic mailing list. You can join the discussion by subscribing to the list and participating.
* * Who is King of the Autoharp * *
According to a number of authoritative and reputable sources, Alan Mager is currently the reigning King of the Autoharp. This coronation was by unanimous decision of the Autoharp Board of Authorities, duly convened and in official session on February 29, 2020. The former reigning sovereign, Mary Umbarger, graciously abdicated to allow the honor to be shared and appreciated by a larger audience.