CROSSING TO SCOTLAND IN THE CATSKILLS
Abby Newton creates an intimate and supportive setting for those who want to explore Celtic music on the cello. Abby is known for combining the soulfulness and energy of traditional folk music with the precision and nuance of Baroque music.
Thursday-Sunday, July 25 – 28 (a few spaces left)
Under her careful guidance, participants will enjoy a cello immersion experience, with plenty of opportunity to hone skills playing by ear, creating back up, individual lessons, slow jams, a community ceilidh evening, home cooked meals, and outdoor activities in the spectacular Catskill Mountains of New York. Each cello retreat is limited to 8 participants.
CELLO / FIDDLE RETREAT August 1 – 4, 2013
A special weekend of jamming and classes for fiddle and cello players, with fiddle taught by Rosie Newton (Ferintosh, Richie Rosie Duo, Pearly Snaps) www.RosieNewtonMusic.com
Early registration is encouraged. Fee: $425 (includes tuition, accommodations, and meals.)
There are a few spaces open for the July and August Retreats. Here’s what was said about the June Retreat:
The four-day weekend was a beautiful and inspiring experience with plenty of challenges and absolutely wonderful teaching and a community of amazing students. Elly
You meet each student where ever they are and move their skills forward. I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the weekend. Thank you for all your attention to detail, and for your immensely compassionate support.
I just attended the cello retreat and had a blast!!! Playing Scottish music with a truly awesome cellist (Abby) was the best way to spend a long weekend. Cello, Scotland, Music = perfection.
The August Retreat will be a great opportunity to study fiddle and cello with Rosie and Abby Newton August 1 – 4 in the beautiful Catskill Mountains of NY.
For more information visit www.abbynewton.com and sign up now at firstname.lastname@example.org