Acoustic Music by John & Heidi Cerrigione

Acoustic Musicians
Featuring Autoharp, Hammered and Mountain Dulcimers


John & Heidi Cerrigione (‘ser-a-go-nee) live in Ellington, Connecticut and enjoy playing old time sentimental music. Instrumentation typically includes guitar, autoharp, banjo, mountain and hammered dulcimer. Their tunes are drawn from many traditional sources, including fiddle and dance music of early America, the British Isles and Switzerland.

About Us

Heidi & John

Acoustic Musicians featuring Autoharp, Hammered and Mountain Dulcimers

J&H have made four recordings as a duo and also record and perform with Neal & Coleen Walters (Doofus Music) and the Atwater-Donnelly Band.

They have performed and taught week-long classes and festival workshops for the past 15 years at various programs across the country, including the Augusta Heritage Program, Dulcimerville at Black Mountain, NC, the John C Campbell Folk School, the Cranberry Dulcimer Gathering, the Nutmeg Dulcimer Festival, August Dulcimer Daze, and the Ozarks Folk Festival.

In 2012 Heidi won the Mountain Laurel Autoharp Championship.

In 2014 Heidi completed the Music For Healing and Transition Program and is now a Certified Music Practitioner playing bedside therapeutic music.

John and Heidi regularly perform for local venues including Farmers Markets, Heritage Days, Coffeehouses, and Senior Centers. They enjoy volunteering for the Eastern CT Health Network playing for Behavioral Health patients and other hospital events.

CDs or Digital Downloads

Order Physical CDs by Mail – $12.50 per title, Free shipping

John & Heidi Cerrigione
56 Egypt Rd
Ellington, CT 06029

Digital Downloads On-line from Amazon

All our titles are also available as Digital downloads through Apple iTunes, by searching CERRIGIONE in the iTunes store.


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Free Liner Note Downloads

“Wood Stoves & Bread Loaves”

“Winter’s Turning”

“Joy to the World”

“Stay on the Farm”

2020 Calendar

Our upcoming calendar brings many opportunities for us all to be together.

Please join us May 16-17 2020 for the Autoharp & Dulcimer Cyber Gathering. On-line instruction, concert and jam sessions, from our home to yours!

John & Heidi will be playing at the Ellington Farmers Market from 9:00 am to noon on Saturday July 11, 2020 and again on with bandmates Neal & Coleen Walters as Doofus on Saturday August 8, 2020. Hope to see some of you there in Arbor Park, Ellington CT.

Saturday October 3, 2020 10:00 am playing for the South Windsor Heritage Days in South Windsor, CT.

You can also be with us for concerts, workshops and just plain fun planned as Doofus Music and the Atwater-Donnelly Band.

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