The Mystery of Modes Workshop
Boston Area, Massachusetts
June 8-10, 2018


Location:

The Walker Center
144 Hancock St
Auburndale, MA 20466
617-969-3919

Our group will have
the Yeo House, built in 1847,
for most of our lodging needs.
Information about the buildings (pdf)

  • The Walker Center is reachable on public transportation. We can provide pick up from the Riverside train station on the Green Line D.
  • Travel Information for Walker Center (pdf)
  • There is free parking at the center and on Hancock St from 3:00 pm Friday through Sunday.

Non-refundable deposit due with reservation.
Balance due March 1, 2018

You can mail checks directly to Karen Ashbrook at:
820 Dennis Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20901,
OR
Register using the Paypal buttons below.
Be sure to add all relevant expenses to cart.
(Online payment includes a 3% handling fee)

Cost:

  • RESIDENTIAL: includes classes, 2 nights in a shared room with shared bath, Fri. dinner, Breakfast, lunch Sat., Sun breakfast
    COST: $425 (If registered by March 1, 2018)

    Non-refundable Deposit
    $225
    OR Pay in Full
    $425
  • SPOUSE/COMPANION: 2 nights in a shared room with shared bath, Fri. dinner, Breakfast, lunch Sat., Sun breakfast
    COST: $220 (If registered by March 1, 2018)

    Non-refundable Deposit
    $110
    OR Pay in Full
    $220
  • COMMUTER: includes classes, Fri dinner and Sat lunch
    COST: $300 (If registered by March 1, 2018)

    Non-refundable Deposit
    $150
    OR Pay in Full
    $300
  • LODGING OPTIONS: NOTE: all beds are twin beds.
    • Shared room with shared bath, included in price
    • Private room with shared bath, add $60
    • Private room with private bath, add $80
  • LATE FEE: If registering after March 1, 2018 add $50
  • CEUS: 10 CEUS for therapeutic musicians (CMPs, CCMs, etc) are available for the weekend for a small extra fee. Contact Karen for details.

Schedule:

Friday
3:00-6:00 pm - Classroom Check-in & Jam in Walker Center Living Room
6:30-7:30 pm - Dinner at The Walker Center
7:45-9:15 pm - Improvising with Modal, Native American Flute, and Japanese Pentatonic scales
 
Saturday
7:30-8:30 am - Breakfast
9:00-11:30 am - Major to Mixolydian
12:30-1:30 pm - Lunch
1:45-3:15 pm - Mixolydian to Dorian
3:15-3:45 pm - Tea Time
3:45-5:15 pm - Exploring Dorian
6:30-- OPTIONAL GROUP Dinner (not included in fee) at:
Bocca Bella, 442 Lexington St, Auburndale, MA 02466
8:00-9:30 pm - Optional jamming
 
Sunday
7:30-8:30 am - Breakfast
8:45-10:45 am - Ostinato I - IV plus a quick overview of Lydian and Phrygian modes
11:00-noon - Wrap up and review

Questions/Registration:

When you register, please email Karen your contact details and information on your instrument(s) and area of interest in the workshop (i.e. "trad musician" or "CMP" or "interested in becoming a therapeutic musician", "CEUs," etc.). Thank you!

Contact Karen Ashbrook, mail@karenashbrook.com, 301-655-0103.