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Pipers Weekend in WV in January by midatlanticcce
December 1, 2009, 11:48 am
Filed under: Workshop

Pipers Weekend in WV in January

Pipers Weekend in January is coming up and the Early Bird Registration deadline is Tuesday, December 1. This gives the students a 10% discount in tuition, but it is also the date in which the block booked hotel rooms become open to the public -at- large and will no longer be held for our students. Although the risk of a sellout in hotel rooms in January is small, it has happened.

Shepherdstown, WV* Upper Potomac Pipers Weekend
Friday, January 8-Sunday, January 10
Weekend retreat featuring classes, individual tutoring, concert and sessions for a wide variety of bellows-blown bagpipes, fiddle, flute and mixed instruments. Piping staff includes Jerry O’Sullivan (Irish uilleann pipes), Ian Lawther (Northumbrian smallpipes), Iain MacHarg (Scottish smallpipes and border pipes), and Bob Mitchell (Scottish smallpipes) along with a special Irish music focus featuring Cleek Shrey on Irish Fiddle, John Skelton on Irish flute and whistle plus Breton and Galician Repertoire and Maggie Sansone on hammered dulcimer. All classes are held in the relaxed retreat atmosphere of the Shepherd University campus center and the surrounding historic buildings. For more information see the webpage at http://www.squeezethebag.info , call Joanie Blanton (304) 263-2531 or email updf@earthlink.net. Early Bird registration by Dec 1 offers a substantial discount on tuition! Now payable by

For more information please click here to download a PDF or visit their web page at http://upmw.smad.us/squeezethebag/

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