Wintergrass 2010 Workshops Update

Here is an update on the Workshops that are confirmed as of 1/08/2010. Still to early to have any days or times for them and the Workshop organizers are still working on more great workshops. All workshops will be in a variety of meeting rooms at the Bellevue Hyatt Regency


Pick a Tune – Guitar Workshop: Wayne Henderson

Guitar for the Impatient Beg: Bret Holtz

Martin Guitar Workshop: Larry Barnwell & special guests


Beginning Fiddle: Mary Simkin-Maass

Fiddle workshop: Help for Frustrated Fiddler’s: Betse Ellis (The Wilders)


Beginning Dobro: Greg Maass (Loose Digits)

Resomania: Led by Tom Foote


“Beginning Banjo – Playing by ear”: Robert Jackson

Banjo Technique: Greg Liszt  (Crooked Still)

Banjo backup  Dave Keenan (Downtown Mountain Boys)

Bluegrass – Scruggs style banjo workshop: Duane Boyer


Upright bass: Choosing, Setup and Playing: Bryce Van Parys,  Bass player and General Manager of Hammond Ashley Violins in Issaquah WA


Brazilian Choro Mandolin :Ricky Gene Powell


Polishing your act: A live performance master class for solo artists and
bands: Vicki Ambinder

Rehairing Clinic for bows by Hammond Ashley Violins: Bryce Van Parys

How to Emcee “Learn the yeas and nays of fronting a band”: Ron Thomas (Dry Branch)

Vocal Workshop: Aoife O’Donovan(crooked still) & Sarah Jarosz
Ukalaliens Songbook Workshop: Kate Power & Steve Einhorn

The Roots of Bluegrass: Dry Branch Fire Squad

Introduction to Clogging: Mary Jensen

Music Theory: Terry Shaw

The Gist of Jamming: Carol Martin

Kids Workshop: Ellie & Amy

Two Chord Bluegrass Songs. A workshop designed for beginners: Tom Petersen and Down the Road (Cathi Davidson, Gary Davidson and John Tubbs)

Bluegrass Harmony – Finding the Baritone Part: Sue Thompson, Dawn Holladay, and Sallie Sublette

Essential Skills for Bluegrass Harmony: Sue Thompson, Don Share, Dawn Holliday and Sallie Sublette

Information on the Foundation for Bluegrass Music & the Bluegrass in the Schools Programs: Tom Kopp


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