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)
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)
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.