The Mystery of Modes Workshop
Dallas/Ft Worth, Texas Area
Friday - Saturday, Nov 2-3, 2018

Karen teaching Mystery of Modes


First Christian Church of Irving
114 W. Grauwyler Rd
Irving, TX 75061

Plenty of free parking. Close to Dallas/Ft Worth airport!


  • $250 for the weekend (includes class only - no meals) if registered by September 15, 2018.
    • $50 will be added to the price for registrations after September 5, 2018
  • $125 non-refundable deposit due with reservation. Balance due October 1, 2018
    • You can mail checks directly to Karen Ashbrook at 820 Dennis Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20901,
    • Register using the Paypal buttons below (Online payment includes a 3% handling fee)

  • Non-refundable Deposit
    OR Pay in Full
  • 10 CEUs available for therapeutic musicians. Contact Karen for details.


noon-1:00 pm - Set up and Tuning
1:00-2:00 pm - Playing with Pentatonic scales, Native American Flute, and Japanese scales
2:00-3:30 pm - Major to Mixolydian
3:30-4:00 pm - Break
4:00–5:00 pm - Mixolydian to Dorian
8:30-9:15 am - Set up and Tuning
9:15 am-noon - Exploring Dorian (with break in the middle!)
12:00-1:30 pm - Lunch
1:30-3:30 pm - Ostinato I - IV; plus Lydian and Phrygian modes
4:00-4:30 pm - Break
4:30-5:30 pm - Wrap up and Review


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,, 301-655-0103.