The Sandbridge Fiddle Retreat!! In-person and zooming Spring, 2023
The 2023 Fiddle Retreat is full! If you are interested in attending, please register (do not send deposit) If a spot opens up, Ken will contact you (by Jan 15). Zoom is still available. Contact Ken with other questions.
Tuesday, April 11 through Saturday, April 15, 2023 The Sandbridge Fiddle Retreat - The Sandfiddlers of Sandbridge! In-Person and Zooming For the last 10+ years at Sandbridge, I have given informal fiddle lessons during the dulcimer weeks. We now hold a mini-Sandbridge fiddle retreat!! WHEN: Tuesday April 11, 2023 - Saturday April 15, 2023. Arrive Tuesday any time after 11:00 a.m. First session is Tuesday mid-afternoon (3:00-5:00 p.m.); Wed - Thu from 9:30-12, 2-4:30; jamming and optional review sessions in the evening. Fri 9:30-12 class; jamming Friday afternoon. Check out on Saturday morning at 10 a.m. We do a lot of jamming! WHAT: A 3.5 day retreat for intermediate old-time fiddle! Bowing patterns; left-hand techniques; adding chords; applying chord theory to learn and process tunes; simple backup ideas; repertoire; altered tunings; lots of jamming and much more! WHO: Intermediate level fiddle players – typically 12-16 players (spouses welcome). WHERE: Sandbridge VA – just south of Virginia Beach. LODGING: We will stay in a 12-bedroom oceanfront house (See Oceanfront Villa) and a 6-bedroom oceanfront house next door (See Beachy Keen). Most participants will stay in private rooms but there are some shared rooms available. CHEF: We may have a chef if enrollment is sufficient. Our chef prepares meals for Tuesday through Thursday dinner. All food is covered by the workshop except for Friday night. We usually either go out or do carryout.
FEE: $900 for sharing a room; $1100 private room. Spouse/guest may attend for additional $400. This covers lodging, food and the workshop. If enrollment is sufficient, we may have a chef to prepare our dinners for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Friday night dinner is not covered by the workshop. Rooming will be a mix of mostly private with some sharing (if desired) with no more than two to a room. Zoom fee: $550
Deposit due:Nov 15
Payment Full payment by Jan 15.
SCHOLARSHIPS: Available for those needing help. Contact Ken directly.
CONTACT: Ken at 410-746-8387 or email@example.com
5 ways to pay: Payment may be made by check, echeck, Venmo, Zelle, Paypal or credit card. The "Paypal to a friend" option works great!! But be sure to fund your account FIRST to avoid fees.
Check - mail a payment to: Ken Kolodner 3806 Fenchurch Rd. Baltimore, MD 21218
Call Ken to pay by credit card (a $35 service fee will be added)
PayPal: firstname.lastname@example.org (not email@example.com). Please choose "friends and family." You are responsible for covering all PayPal fees.
Cancellation Policy:All payments are non-refundable. Workshop fee may be partially refunded only if your spot can be filled. I encourage the purchase of travel insurance to protect your investment. PLEASE get travel insurance. It is not expensive and protects your investment.
Ken evaluates all applicants for acceptance into the workshop.