Workshops, Master Classes, Personal Coaching and Camaraderie
5-6 hours of instruction and harp activity per day.
Informal evening harp circles.
Concert with Kim Roberson and Sunita Staneslow
Topics to be covered:
Musicality • Arranging • Slow Airs • Sacred Music • Jigs & Reels
Memorization • Improvisation • Left Hand Patterns • Stage Fright
Master class and private lessons with Kim and/or Sunita.
Thursday, Special Focus Retreat Day -
10:30 am - 4:30 pm (limited to 15 people)
$320 - Thur. evening to Sun. morning
Thursday Special Focus
$95 for add-on to full retreat, $125 for day visitors
Retreat Center at Cedar Valley, West Bend, Wisconsin - see map
Book rooms separately and pay directly to the Cedar Valley Retreat Center at this number: (262) 629-9202
*Please note, room reservations cannot be made via email this year. When booking your room, mention the harp retreat and any dietary restrictions.
Private and double rooms with ensuite bathrooms.
Room Rates, All Meals Included
3 nights, Thurs-Sun: Double room, $326 per person (+ tax) / Single room $373 (+ tax)
2 nights, Friday-Sun: Double room, $217 per person (+ tax) / Single room $249 (+ tax)
For commuters, meals can be purchased individually.
Please note that no outside food is allowed on the premises.
Commuter Meal Prices:
Breakfast: $9.25 (+ tax)
Lunch: $12.50 (+ tax)
Dinner: $17.50 (+ tax)
To reserve meals, Call in your credit card # with two weeks notice: (262) 306-2100
Check-in available from 4:00 pm
4:30-5:15 pm Welcome Reception
5:30-6:30 pm Dinner
7:00-8:30 pm Slow Airs
Kim & Sunita: all levels, lead sheets will be sent ahead of time
8:30-9:30 pm Social time & informal harp circle
7:30-9:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:15 am All levels
Kim: Easy Jigs & Reels
10:45 am- 12:00 pm all levels.
Sunita: Sacred Music
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch
1:00-2:15 pm Split into two groups
Level 1 - Sunita: Technique Calisthenics
Level 2 - Kim: Cool Left Hand Patterns
2:15 -3:45 pm Break
3:30-5:00 pm Split into two groups
Level 1 - Kim: Arranging 101
Level 2 - Sunita: Dynamic Tone & Nuance
5:00 -5:30 pm Social time
(please move harps to the side of room and help set up chairs for evening concert)
5:30-6:30 pm Dinner
7.00 - 8:00 pm Concert with Kim & Sunita
8:30-9.30 pm Slow Airs Group Tunes
Student-led Harp Circle & Social Time
7:30-9:00 am - Breakfast
9:00-10:15 am - Group lessons- split into two groups- all levels
Sunita: Boost your Memorization
Kim: Intro to Improv.
10:15-10:45 - Break
10:45 am-12:00 pm - Group lessons - split into two groups
Kim: The Art of Performing
Sunita: Strategic Practicing
12:00-1:00 pm - Lunch
1:00-2:15 pm - All-level workshop
Kim: Musical Sandwich Arpeggios
2:15-3:45 pm - Break
3:45-5:00 pm - All-level workshop
Sunita: Descending Bass Line
5:30-6:30 pm - Dinner
7:00-8:30pm - Hidden Talents Show
Share a song, joke, story, poem, craft or dance.
Companions are welcome to participate.
Humor & whimsy are encouraged!
8:30-9:30pm- Afterglow party and harp jam.
* Schedule subject to change
7:30-8:30 am - Breakfast
8:30-9 am - Checkout
9-10:15 am - Goal Setting & Inspirational Tools