After getting lots of emails asking for a retreat or other such event, I’ve only gotten 2 people saying they’re more likely than not to come to the tentative event in Middleburg. I know it’s tough because I have only the roughest dates (Jan-March), but without enough interest, I can’t book dates and plan stuff. Because cello is a noisy activity, the folks at Wellbourne would not be able to book any other clients while our retreat is happening, so I need 7-8 people to raise their hands soon, otherwise it gets scrapped.

Alternatively, I can come visit a group of cellists (3 or more is nice, so we can do some ensemble stuff) anywhere in the country- all I need is plane fare, lodging (sorry, not staying in a guest room) and an instrument to borrow. My fee is by donation, as you have the ability to pay and feel the experience is worth.

Just something to think about.

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2 thoughts on “Hmmm, maybe no retreat?”

  1. Emily – I regret missing this thread entirely. I’ve been very busy and I think by next fall I should be closer to the needed level. But my hope is that you’ll say you know where I am so come anyway.

    I’ll be posting my videos of my playing as circumstances arise.

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  2. I don’t think it’s happening, so perhaps the latter option is better (and cheaper!) If you can find two other cellists to join in, why don’t we do a weekend intensive close to where you are? All we need is a common space that has one medium sized room and three smaller rooms with doors- so an office building, church, synagogue, school…

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