Bill Schilling and Linda Sigismondi

Folk & Traditional Music


Updated January 1, 2004


Bill and Linda have been teaching workshops and performing in concert together for several years at various folk festivals and other venues. Both are singers. Bill plays guitar, autoharp, recorder, mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, bowed psaltery, mandolin, jug, and more. Linda plays mountain dulcimer, guitar, and more. Both are also songwriters. They perform and teach a wide repertoire of traditional and modern folk songs including Appalachian, Canal, Celtic, Environmental, Old-Time, and Songs of Singer/Songwriters.

Bill Schilling and Linda Sigismondi at Lusk's Lock on the Sandy and Beaver Canal in Columbiana County

Previous Venues

Central Ohio Folk Festival

Columbus, Ohio

Defeated Creek Dulcimer & Old Tyme Music Fest

Stone Creek, Ohio

Dulci-More Festival

Lisbon, Ohio

Emerald City Folk Festival

Cleveland, Ohio

Fort New Salem Dulcimer Festival

Salem, West Virginia

Hale Farm Music in the Valley

Bath, Ohio

Hockhocking Folk Festival

Nelsonville, Ohio

Kent State Folk Festival

Kent, Ohio

Opening Night Celebration

Warren, Ohio

Southeast Ohio Dulcimer Festival

Stewart, Ohio



Environmental Songs

Folk Revival Songs

Folk-Style Songs & Instruments

Mountain Dulcimer Styles

Singing with the Guitar

Songs from Canal Days

Songs from the Appalachians

Songs of Land and Water

Songs with Good Choruses

Traditional Songs


Bill and Linda each have extensive lists of solo workshops in addition to the ones listed above which they have worked on together. They are also prepared to develop other workshops to meet the needs of particular venues. When presenting workshops at a particular festival or venue, they often present some workshops together and some alone. For more detailed lists and explanations of workshops check or respectively.



Songs from Canal Days by Bill Schilling and Linda Sigismondi

Linda also has companion recordings for her books.



Appalachian Ballads for the Mountain Dulcimer by Linda Sigismondi

Celtic Songs and Ballads for the Mountain Dulcimer by Linda Sigismondi

Songs from Canal Days for the Mountain Dulcimer by Linda Sigismondi

Christmas Songs for the Mountain Dulcimer by Linda Sigismondi

Old Time and Fiddle Tunes for the Mountain Dulcimer by Linda Sigismondi


Dulci-More Public Domain Songbook General DAA Volume by Bill Schilling

Dulci-More Public Domain Songbook Autoharp Volume by Bill Schilling


For more complete information about recordings check or

For more complete information about books check or

For printable order forms of products check or



Bill Schilling

Linda Sigismondi

984 Homewood Avenue

474 Kathy Street

Salem, OH 44460-3816

Gallipolis, OH 45631





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Salem, Ohio 44460-3816