Class schedule

This is a tentative schedule. The final schedule and instructions on how to connect to the sessions will be sent to registrants prior to the retreat.
Pacific Northwest Flute Gathering on Vashon Island
Thursday, October 1 – Sunday, October 4, 2020
Theme: Together in Song
THURSDAY
6:00-6:30pm Check-in / social time / open conference
6:30pm Welcome / opening circle
7:30pm Open mic / playing session – Joe & Jeff
FRIDAY
8:40-9:00am Social time / open conference
9:00-9:30am Warmup and announcements
9:30-10:45am Session 1Cornell
Traditional Songs
: Learn some of our flute’s traditional songs and how to embellish them.
11:00am-12:15 Session 2Tim
A Play with Words:
Work with the Fibonacci Technique – A fun way to create an idea for a song using the letters of word or name.
   
1:00-2:15pm Session 3Pam
Indigenous Instruments:
Our instruments have a rich history. What are some techniques we can use to draw on that history? How do we use our instruments creatively? Flutes and didgeridoos welcome.
2:30-3:45pm Session 4Joe
TBA
4:00-5:00pm Playing session with Jeff
   
6:00-6:30pm Social time / open conference
6:30pm LEADERS’ CONCERT
8:00pm After hours open mic
SATURDAY
8:40-9:00am Social time / open conference
9:00-9:30am Warmup and announcements
9:30-10:45am Session 1Joe
Recording Ourselves at Home:
Walk-through of a recording session. Learn about software and equipment.
11:00am-12:15 Session 2Pam
Get Your Groove On: 
Exploring rhythms and rhythmic playing. Bring your flutes and didgeridoos.
   
1:00-2:15pm Session 3Tim
From Improvisation to Masterpiece: 
Building a structured song from your improvised melody
2:30-3:45pm Session 4Cornell
TBA
4:00-5:00pm TBA
   
6:00-6:30pm Social time / open conference
6:30pm ATTENDEES’ CONCERT
8:00pm After hours open mic
SUNDAY
9:10-9:30am Social time / open conference
9:30-10:30am Wrap up / closing circle
10:30-11:30am Didn’t get enough playing – open mic
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR NEXT YEAR – October 7-10, 2021