Peggy Carter is a teacher and performer living in Houston Texas. She hails originally from Florida where she earned a music degree from Stetson University in DeLand. She taught music in public schools in Florida, North Carolina and, ultimately, in Houston where she retired as the Head Choral Director in her school. During her tenure as a middle school choral director in the Spring Branch Independent School District, she included dulcimers in her general music program; In that same period, she was often a presenter at the annual Texas Music Educators Association Convention and at the Florida Music Educators Convention. Peggy now teaches and performs music on hammered and mountain dulcimers across the USA and abroad. She has won both the Texas and the Southern Regional Hammered Dulcimer Championships. Her students have also competed and won at regional and national hammered dulcimer competitions. She has performed at venues around Houston such as the Houston Rodeo, The Museum of Fine Arts, and at many schools, churches and community events. She and her band, The Merry Waits of Windsor, performed regularly for 25 years at The Dickens-on-The Strand Victorian Christmas Festival in Galveston. Then, for eight years, she and her string band provided live music for Scottish country dance groups at the Country Peddler Craft Shows across Texas and Louisiana. At this writing, Peggy has recorded 4 CDs and produces video web lessons.