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2020 Sisters Songworks: An Intimate Writing Retreat

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Sisters Art Works Building

204 W. Adams Ave.

SISTERS, Oregon 97759

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Sisters Songworks: An Intimate Writing Retreat


Sisters Songworks is an intimate and intensive weekend writing retreat in beautiful Sisters, Oregon celebrating and exploring the art of songwriting in community. The inaugural event will bring in noted songwriters and poets Beth Wood, Anna Tivel and Tom Kimmel to lead the workshop sessions and mentor participants.

Sisters Songworks is an opportunity to learn from professional singer-songwriters, connect with others who share a love of songwriting and poetry, share your work in a non-performance focused setting, and engage in creativity in a supportive environment.

Maximum of 24 participants, divided into smaller groups for workshop sessions.

All instructors are poets as well as songwriters. The focus will be on the craft of songwriting as a literary artform with an emphasis on lyrics.

The weekend retreat will include small group workshops, song circles, a community dinner, opportunities for collaboration, and an instructor concert at Sisters’ beautiful listening room The Belfry on Saturday night. Discounted room rates are available for participants at the GrandStay in Sisters.


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Cancellations before February 29 will incur a $50 cancellation fee. After that date, partial refunds MAY be issued if the spot can be filled. To request a refund, email info@sistersfolkfestival.org.



FAQs:

1. Is there a minimum age to participate? Yes, participants must be at least 18 years old, unless they are part of the Sisters High School Americana Project and are personally invited to attend.

2. Where can I stay? Sisters has lots of lodging options; here's a great place to start looking: https://www.sisterscountry.com/All-Lodging. Songworks participants are eligible for discounted room rates at the GrandStay in Sisters; mention you're attending when you call (subject to availability).

3. What should I plan on for food? A light continental breakfast is included on Saturday and Sunday, with a community dinner on Friday night. You'll be on your own for other meals, and The Sisters Art Works building is located in downtown Sisters within walking distance to a variety of restaurants.

4. Can I bring a pet? Only service animals are permitted at Sisters Songworks.

5. What should I bring? Bring one or a few songs that you've started to work on, along with your instrument.

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