2020 Marysville Retreat June 17-21

Registration deadline for Marysville is May 13th. You will receive your assigned music shortly after the registration deadline once I know how many people of what ability levels are playing which instruments.

At a Glance:

  • Dates: Retreat begins Wednesday evening, June 17th and people depart Sunday morning, June 21st or Saturday after the afternoon performance – group dinner extravaganza is Saturday night.
  • Lodging: sleeping rooms and most Retreat events will be at the Holiday Inn Express 8606 36th Ave, Marysville, Washington 98270. A substantial buffet breakfast is included in the room rate. Retreat attendees will need to contact the hotel directly at 360-530-1234 and use the group name “Alto and Bass Flute Retreat” to get the group rate.
  • Private lessons: are currently full. On the registration form, you can ask to be on the wait list. Consider a Skype lesson at some time other than the Retreat. Lessons are $80 for one hour. 
  • Attire: for the performance, we will wear black with some sort of accessory with a star or stars on it.
  • Required Workshop books: Seven Steps to Better Intonation  and  Vibrato Workbook
  • Retreat Registration: 2020 Marysville Retreat Registration

Retreat attendees will need to contact the hotel directly at 360-530-1234 and use the group name “Alto and Bass Flute Retreat” to get the group rate.  No online hotel registration. The group rate expires May 17th.

Private lessons are currently full. If you would like to be on a wait list, check the box on the registration form. Lessons will be at the hotel.

We will play a concert on Saturday afternoon the 19th in an assisted living center, memory care,  or nursing home.

Tuition: for the 2020 Marysville Retreat is $450. Send a check with your registration form: my address is below.

For a payment through PayPal, send to cpotter@mac.com. If you send as a “friend”, they do not charge a fee. If I request the money, they charge a fee which amounts to an increase of 5% in your tuition. To pay for a private lesson, add $80 to your check or include an additional $80 in your PayPal payment.

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Contact me at chris@chrispotterflute.com if you want more information about either Retreat.

  1. Use these guidelines to determine your Repertoire Level, which you’ll need to know when filling out the Retreat Application.
  2. Download and complete the retreat application.
  3. Registration forms: scan and email completed form to cpotter@mac.com. Or, snail mail the completed registration so that it is received by May 13th, along with the Retreat tuition (Marysville $450 or $530 with private lesson), to:
Chris Potter
2985 18th Street
Boulder, CO 80304

50% tuition refund until May 13th,  Marysville.  No refunds after those dates.

Marysville Directions

Marysville is 25 miles north of Seattle and the Holiday Inn Express 8606 36th Ave is just off Interstate 5 at the 88th St NE exit. For those flying in, we suggest going to Paine Field Paine Airport which is north of Seattle. Car rentals available there. United and Alaska airlines fly into Paine with service from Denver, Los Angeles, Orange County, Las Vegas, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Jose, San Francisco and Spokane.

For a selection of transportation options to and from the airport Paine Airport Shuttle options