UPPER POTOMAC  FIDDLE RETREAT
February 9-10, 2008

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Tentative Weekend Schedule

Saturday, February 9
     9:00-10:00 Arrival and Check In at Hilltop House
       10-12: Class 1*
Adv. Beg.-Int.   Old Time Favorites (Joe Herrmann)  Full 1/17/08
Adv. Beg.-Int. New England Tunes and Style(Barbara Greenberg)
Int.-Adv. 
Scandinavian Styling  (Bruce Sagan)
Int.-Adv. 
Irish Fiddle  (Joe DeZarn)
Int.-Adv.  Swing Band for Mixed Instruments (Laura Light)
Int.-Adv.  New England Dance Band for Mixed Inst. (Steve Hickman)
       12:00-2:00 Lunch Break
       2:00-4:30 Class 2*
Adv. Beg.-Int.  Irish Fiddle Basics (Joe DeZarn)
Adv. Beg.-Int. 
 Jazz up a Fiddle Tune   (Laura Light)
Int.-Adv. 
Texas Long Bow Technique (Steve Hickman)
Int.-Adv.  Unique Treasures   (Joe Herrmann)
Int.-Adv. English Dance Band for Mixed Inst. (Barbara Greenberg)
Int.-Adv.  Euro Band for Mixed Instruments (Bruce Sagan)
      5:00-6:00 Mini-Classes
      6:00-8:00 Dinner
      8:00 Contra Dance and/or Jam Sessions for all at the Hotel.
          Slow Jam 8:30-10 PM downstairs in the Potomac Room
         Regular Jam Session from  9 until you drop in the Tap Room!
Sunday, February 10
     9:30-12:00: Class 3*
Adv. Beg.-Int. Introduction to Scandinavian Fiddling (Bruce Sagan)
Int.
Old Time Repertoire (Joe Herrmann) Full 1/3/08
Int. Improvisation in the Scottish Style (Elke Baker)
Int.-Adv. 
Improvisation & Swing (Laura Light)
Int.-Adv. 
English Country Dance Fiddle(Barbara Greenberg)
Int.-Adv. Irish Ceili Band for Mixed Instruments (Joe DeZarn)
     12:30-2:00: Lunch
  2:30- 5:00PM   Class 4*
All classes open to all instruments!
    Old Time Dance Band (Joe Herrmann) Full 1/17/08
   
French Canadian & Irish Repertoire (Joe DeZarn)
or      Potomac Valley Scottish Fiddle Club Meeting (Elke Baker)
   This club meeting will consist of a workshop for all instruments and at all levels. Several Scottish tunes are taught by ear along with 4 pages of sheet music by music director, Elke Baker.  Monthly meetings usually take place in member's homes with a potluck dinner. Topics vary each month, and there are  sometimes guest teachers.  Workshops are followed by dinner and a jam session.  Workshop is free to PVS Fiddle Club members but open to registrants for a fee of $10. 
   Full information on the club can be found at   
http://www.peatandbarley.com/pvsfc.html.

      6:00 PM Dinner
Workshops will be followed by a buffet dinner at the hotel for $16.50 (not included in lodging package), with jam sessions to follow.

Sorry! Our
old Time
classes with
joe herrmann
filled early.


Upper Potomac Music Weekends

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