Bluegrass workshop…in a spa?

Rossetta Paxton recently wrote in to tell us about an event that she coordinates. It’s a unique event that takes place March 29th to April 2nd, 2006.

A UNIQUE one of a kind BLUEGRASS WORKSHOP held within the setting of a world-renowned health resort & guest ranch, located in the beautiful hills of the Cariboo in British Columbia Canada. For those of who wish to fly your own plane to the workshop there is an airport close by. For those who would like to fly commercial we are very accessible by Air Canada to Williams Lake where we run a shuttle from Williams Lake to the Hills Health Ranch.

hills health ranchThis is the third year for the event and the instructors this year include:

Special Consensus (Greg Cahill, Ron Spears, Justin Carbone & Tres Nugent)

Restless Lester (Steve Fisher, Bruce Blair, Brad Lindberg & Keith Burgess)

Canadian Whitewater (Chris Stevens, Gene Bretecher & Bert Jensen)

Five On A String ( Carrol Oldenburg & Garry Stevenson)

Classes begin at 9:15 am each day and go to 5:00 pm with special workshops in the afternoon. The evening activities start at 7:30 pm. With something different happening each evening. We are offering instruction in: Standup Bass, Rhythm & Flatpick Guitar, Fiddle, Mandolin, Banjo, Resophonic Guitar and Vocals. Maximum of 10 students per class.

The resort is offering special bluegrass workshop pricing for rooms & meals. With such limited registration, you should register now if you want to go. For more info or to register please contact:

Email: On subject line please put: 108 Bluegrass 2006
Phone: 1-800-668-2233

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