Early Double Reeds and Brass Blowout

Saturday and Sunday, June 23rd and 24th, 2018.  For players of dulcian, shawm, krummhorn, cornamuse, douçaine, cornetto, sackbutt, sordune, kortholt, and rackett.  Location: Carver, Oregon, near Happy Valley, a short distance southeast of Portland.  The faculty will be Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, and Laura Kuhlman.  For information contact

Early Music Guild of Oregon Workshop

Saturday and Sunday, October 6th and 7th, 2018, in Carver, Oregon near Happy Valley, a short distance southeast of Portland.  For players of advanced and intermediate players of recorders, early winds, and strings. The faculty will be Gayle Neuman, Laura Kuhlman, and Phil Neuman.  For more information contact the Neumans at

 Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat

April 6 – 9, 2018, at Menucha Retreat and Conference Center, a short distance east of Portland. Ensembles for recorders, early winds, strings in Renaissance and Baroque, and more. The faculty will be Vicki Boeckman, Gayle Neuman, Phil Neuman, Laura Kuhlman, Frances Feldon, and Robert Wiemkin.  For more information go to and Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat in the main menu.

Winds and Waves Recorder Workshop

Winds and Waves Workshop: May of 2018; Faculty Concert the evening before the workshop. Faculty and details tba. Contact Corlu Collier, Director, PMB 309, 2226 N Coast Hwy, Newport OR 97365, ph:(541) 961-1228. corlu@

Early Music Festival at Whitewater

is a weekend workshop held the first full weekend in June.  Activities include:  classes for all levels of recorder from beginning to advanced, reeds and wind band instruments, viola da gamba, voice; vendor exhibits; informal late-night playing sessions; festival-ending concert; and much more.  The 2018 Whitewater Festival will be held June 1-3, 2018. Faculty includes Gayle and Phil Neuman, Laura Kuhlman, Shelly Gruskin, and 8 more.  Limited scholarship funding is available.  For scholarship information contact:  Pam Wiese, 708-860-0451; or e-mail gcaosapam @
Location:  the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Whitewater, Wisconsin.
For more info:  call 708-442-6053; e-mail nchabala @, gcaosapam @ (mailing/scholarships/facilities),shawm1550 @ (faculty)