Class schedule

This is an approximate schedule. Specific times and topics will be posted at the retreat.
* All activities are in Burton Lodge on the main floor unless noted otherwise.
This is our schedule from 2019. The 2020 schedule will be posted when 2020 registration opens.

Pacific Northwest Flute Gathering on Vashon Island
Thursday, October 3 – Sunday, October 6, 2019
Theme: Our Creative Voice
THURSDAY
12:00-5:30pm All participants must be registered and paid in advance. No on-site registrations or walk-ins available.Arrive any time on Thursday. Activity will start happening around noon as the flute makers arrive to set up. If you get there before it all begins, have a look around, take a walk on the beach, find a place to play music.Flute makers set up in Burton Lodge around noon-1pm. The Flute Bazaar begins.

Check in and room assignments will be ready around 2:00pm in Burton Lodge.

The first scheduled activity is dinner at 5:30pm.

5:30pm Dinner
7:00pm Welcome (bring your flutes!)
8:00pm Playing session
9:00pm After hours jam
FRIDAY
8:00am Greet the sun – Tom Burg
8:30am Breakfast
9:30am Full sessionCornell/Pam/Joe/Tim
11:00am Morning classes:
Group A – Cornell/Joemain floor
Group B – Pam/Tim lower floor
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Skills classes:
Joemain floor – Hear It, Play It: Playing with backing tracks and rhythm
Pam
 – lower floor – Following the Thread: Crafting Inspiration Into Song
Tim – Thompson Cabin – Harnessing the Wind: Finding your Inspiration
3:00pm Music circle:
Jeff Miller – main floor – playing flutes with guitar
4:00pm Private lessons, group playing or free time
5:30pm Dinner
7:00pm Audio tech for fluting
7:30pm Open Mic
9:00pm After hours jam
SATURDAY
8:00am Greet the sun – Tom
8:30am Breakfast
9:30am Full sessionCornell/Pam/Joe/Tim
11:00am Morning classes:
Group A – Pam/Tim – main floor
Group B – Cornell/Joe – lower floor
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Skills classes:
Joe – main floor – Hear It, Play It: Playing with backing tracks and rhythm
Pam
 – lower floor – Following the Thread: Crafting Inspiration Into Song
Tim – Thompson Cabin – Harnessing the Wind: Finding your Inspiration
3:00pm Music circle:
Marty Dixonlower floor – Your Creative Current: Jamming with others, trying a new tune, simple recording. Bring a brief tribute, poem or other inspiration.
4:00pm Private lessons, prepare for concert, or free time
5:30pm Dinner
6:30pm Participant concert
8:00pm Leaders concert
9:00pm After hours jam
SUNDAY
8:00am Greet the sun – Tom
8:30am Breakfast
9:15am Closing session
10:30am Pack, load, depart
MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR NEXT YEAR – October 1-4, 2020