Also check out the Switzerland Workshop 2021 page – registration will open in 2020.

Columbia Gorge Early Music Retreat

March 20th-23rd 2020, 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, and two guests, Rotem Gilbert and Joan Kimball.  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 2020; 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.

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.   Faculty includes Gayle and Phil Neuman, Laura Kuhlman, Shelly Gruskin, Lisette Kielson, James Chaudoir, and 6 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)

EMGO Fall Workshop

Tentatively set for October 3rd and 4th, (Sat. & Sun.) 2020 in Carver, Oregon (near Happy Valley and Oregon City.)  Faculty: Gayle & Phil Neuman and Laura Kuhlman.  Contact Phil Neuman at pneumantartold@gmail. com for information and updates.