quarter SPRING 2009 Jenine Stickler NOTES A T ONIC FOR MODERN ILLS! INDEX Benefit Concert . . . . . . . . . . .1 Editor’s Corner . . . . . . . . . . . .2 TAW is Here! . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Evening Schedule . . . . . . . . . .2 Performer Bios . . . . . . . . . . 3,4 Silent Auction . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Contributing Instructors . . . .5 Meet the Artists . . . . . . . . . . .5 Workshops . . . . . . 6, 7, 10, 11 TAW Weekend Schedule . 8-9 Map to Wheatland . . . . . . . .11 COVER PHOTOS BY PEGGY BRISBANE Info & Area Lodging . . . . . .11 Jenine smiling and happy at main stage. Pamela “Peach” Burke is just visible on her right (left in the photo). Food Service . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 Special Needs Requests . . . .11 TAW Registration Forms . .12 Benefit Concert Swing Dance Music Festival Performers . .13 Music Festival Registration 14 T-Shirt Designs . . . . . . . . . . .15 in memory of Jenine Stickler Hellos & Goodyes . . . . . . . .15 Wheat Futures . . . . . . . . . . .15 Photo Request . . . . . . . . . . .15 Wheatland Music Organization, in conjunction be Jive At Five . . .also known as “the world’s greatest Volunteer Orientation with the Isabella County Commission On Ag- swing band .” Light refreshments will be available . & Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16 ing, will present a benefit concert/swing dance in There is no charge for the evening but dona- memory of a person special to both groups . . .Jenine tions will be gladly accepted . All monies will be Stickler . Jenine, who passed away unexpectedly directed to I .C .C .O .A . In-Home Services which was September 20, 2008, had been a WMO volunteer Jenine’s special interest . since the early days and was a valued employee of Dust off your dancing shoes . . .polish up your I .C .C .O .A . dancing moves . . .get in that swing band groove . . .and The benefit will be held at the I.C.C.O.A. build- help a good cause . ing April 18 from 7 p .m . to 11 p .m . beginning with The I .C .C .O .A . is located at 2200 S . Lincoln Rd, a short program about Jenine and the purpose of Mt Pleasant, MI . The driveway is on the west side the event . Providing the musical entertainment will of Lincoln just south of the Union Township Hall . 1 Editor’s Corner The worst fears of the arts community were realized when Gov . Jennifer Granholm’s proposed budget eliminated operational arts Traditional Arts funding . The state arts council granted $7 .9 million to 290 groups in 2009 . Some arts organizations in the state are scrambling to develop a Register for the whole weekend, a single day or response to news that Gov . Jennifer Granholm’s proposed 2010 budget individual workshops. If you can’t make it for the will eliminate grants from the HYPERLINK “http://www.michigan. weekend or a day, be sure and check out the evening gov/hal/0,1607,7-160-17445_19272---,00.html” Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, an unexpected move that has arts supporters performances and dancing for only $5.00 each night. crying foul . With the recession already leading to millions in lost corporate and private donations, rising deficits, shrinking endowments, layoffs and FRIDAY EVENING artistic cuts, arts groups saw state support as especially important . Arts Main Stage leaders said the cuts would lead to further job losses . Arts and culture 7:15-7:45 Dance Sampler with artists as available; music by generate $2 billion of economic activity in Michigan, according to a Blue Water Ramblers 2005 report by Upjohn Institute for Employment Research . Arts council 7:45-8:30 Open Range in concert statistics show that the 2009 grants created 2,320 full-time jobs . 8:45-10:30 Hootenanny with Blue Water Ramblers *The above facts were taken from the Michigan Messenger and the Lansing State Journal. Dance Pavilion 9:00-10:15 Squares & Contras with The Wheatland Music Organization is most fortunate to have the The Rhythm Billies long-time volunteers, financial supporters, Festival and TAW supporters, Dan Gorno calling dedicated working board members, office staff and a good working 10:30-11:45 Squares & Contras relationship with our vendors and community . WMO has not asked for with Great Big Taters, or received state grant money in the past . The support and joint efforts Ron Buchanan calling of our Wheatland Family’s generosity and the diligent management of funds have put WMO in a unique and positive position during this very SATURDAY EVENING difficult economic time . Main Stage We all need to continue believing, serving and working for WMO’s 7:30-8:15 Nic Gareiss and Friends mission . If we do not, we risk losing a very precious resource to hand to 9:00-11:00 Salsa Dance with Tumbao Bravo the next generation . People need a place to create, and to play . Children, Dance Pavilion now more than ever, need a place to be exposed to traditional arts . Let 8:30-9:30 Squares & Reels with us all be more dedicated than ever by continuing to volunteer, attend Blue Water Ramblers, festivals, send in memberships, donate just a little bit more for a plaque Jim Foerch calling 9:45-11:45 Swing Dance with Jive At Five or other fundraising opportunities . Please stay diligent to the cause for the arts . WMO needs your continued support now more than ever to maintain a strong fiscal standing . In the fragile world we live in where SUNDAY EVENING anything and everything can change in a heartbeat, let us not take for Main Stage granted what we have worked so hard to build . 6:30-7:00 Instant Bluegrass Band performance 7:15-7:45 Jeannine’s Kids This issue of Quarternotes is the beginning of our new timing and 8:00-8:30 Lost World String Band format . These pages contain all the information you need for Traditional 8:45-11:00 Dance with Frogwater Arts Week-end and a sneak peak at Festival including ticket order forms featuring polkas, reels, schottishes for both events . The Community Education committee has done an Dance Pavilion outstanding job at scheduling a lot of new and old favorite activities for 8:15-9:30 Square Dance with the TAW week-end . What a great family event and opportunity to spend The Rhythm Billies a relaxing weekend here on the farm learning new arts/crafts, music and Ron Buchanan calling dance . By then, it will feel great to be outdoors! 9:45-11:45 Cajun Dance with K Jones and The Benzie County Playboys Quarternotes will be in your mailboxes again in June with complete Festival information . Check the website for up-to-date information or to order tickets . Enjoy Spring!!!!!!! At Kim Croy Traditional . The essence of all art is to have pleasure in giving pleasure. - Mikhail Baryshnikov Arts Weekend.. Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. Enjoy great performances, - Berthold auerBach the opportunity to master your chosen craft or even learn a new one! 2 Weekend is here! MAY 22 - 24 2009 – Performers – Lost World String Band The Lost World String Band has recently reunited after 15 years of semi-retirement . This is the original 1980s quartet, not one of the hundreds of Lost World cover bands touring the country today, composed of 100% original members Frank Youngman (bass, accordion, trumpet), Gerald Ross (guitar, ukelele, Hawaiian steel guitar), Dave Lost World String Band Ross (mandolin, fiddle) and Paul Winder (fiddle, viola) . On Sunday look for the “Lost Boys” instrument workshops during the day and evening concert on the Main Stage at 8:00 PM. Be prepared to hear many of their past hits, along with a few musical surprises. Great Big Taters Great Big Taters is Hilarie Burhans (clawhammer banjo), Jane Rothfield (fiddle) and Bernie Nau (piano) . Together they play rollicking and tasty music from the American South and beyond . Hilarie, a former member of The Hotpoint Stringband, brings her driving banjo style, original tune compositions, repertoire and arrangement to Great Big Taters . Combine that with Jane’s award winning fiddling and tune composing and Bernie’s versatility on the piano and you get a group that plays contemporary American Great Big Taters dance music played with gusto! Great Big Taters will be instructing instrument workshops such as Clawhammer Banjo I and II, Fiddle, Dance Piano. Great Big Taters will also be playing for a Sunday afternoon Contra Dance and evening dances. Tumbao Bravo Tumbao Bravo is an award winning 6 piece Cuban jazz combo from the Ann Arbor-Detroit area performing the authentic rhythms of Cuba with rich original jazz harmonies. Formed in 2003 by conga drummer Alberto Nacif and sax/flutist Paul VornHagen, this exciting band has released three critically acclaimed recordings . Alberto Nacif (conga drummer) and Paul VornHagen (sax/flutist) are joined by Sven Anderson (piano), Bob Mojica (trumpet), Pat Prouty (bass) and Javier Barrios (timbales) . Expect to hear a very danceable set of mambos, cha chas, rumbas and the occasional bolero with sizzling instrumental solos over the rich polyrhythms and piano/bass montuno patterns. No wonder this combo has been featured at so many music festivals, nightclubs and concerts throughout Michigan and the midwest . You will be compelled to say Tumbao Bravo “Bravo!” In addition to providing music for two Salsa Dance workshops on Saturday, Tumbao Bravo will be playing for a Salsa Dance on the Main Stage Saturday evening, 9:00-11:00 PM. 3 Traditional Arts Weekend 2009 e rform ers P (continu ed) Frogwater Hailing from Milwaukee, WI, Frogwater combines a unique blend of Celtic, Old-Time and K. Jones and Blues – often referred The Benzie Playboys to as “progressive old timey” . Dancers can K .Jones and The Benzie Playboys is a northern Michigan expect a healthy dose of band performing zydeca and cajun music from Louisana . waltzes, polkas, reels and The Playboys are dedicated to keeping the Cajun/Creole schottisches . Frogwater’s music alive with music for two-steppin’, waltzing and members are Lil’ Rev (harmonica, ukulele, mandolin and guitar), smoking red hot zydeco dancing. Cajun/Creole French Susan Nicholson (fiddle and mandolin) and John Nicholson (guitar, lyrics are common in many of the tunes they sing . The banjo, tipple and slide) . Frogwater will provide backup music for driving force behind the band is the 10 button diatonic dance workshops and offer workshops in Harmonica for Adults, accordion played by Kirk Jones, with Jonah Powell on Jewish & Yiddish Folk Songs, Ukulele for Kids, Blues Mandolin, Guitar fiddle to intertwine seamlessly into the melodies . Jamie Accompaniment for Celtic Tunes, Celtic Fingerstyle Guitar, Fingerstyle Bernard is on the drums, relentlessly keeping the time, with Country Blues Guitar, Cross Tuning Fiddle and Scottish Strathspeys . Bill Brown’s funky smooth bass lines . Mark Stoltz on the You might also see them participating in various jam sessions scrubboard and tit`fer drives the beat . Mark will be giving and providing music for dance workshops . Sunday evening instruction in Cajun I, Cajun II and Zydeco dance . K.Jones Frogwater will be playing for a dance featuring Polkas, Reels and The Benzie Playboys will be playing for the Cajun & Schottishes at 8:45 on the Main Stage. dance Sunday evening, 9:45 PM, at the Dance Stage . Silent Auction The Silent Auction is back after a year hiatus . Donated items should be in ‘gently used’ or new condition and somehow relate to the WMO mission of supporting traditional music, dance, arts or crafts . Proceeds from the Silent Auction are earmarked for The Sound Garden located at the south end of Third Stage . The goods will be displayed along with a bid sheet at the Performers Recordings section of the Info building . Items can be dropped off Friday between 5:00 and 8:00 pm and Saturday between 9:30 and 11:00 am . Bidding times are Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm . The results will be posted at 4:00 pm on Sunday and items can be picked up between 4:00 and 5:00 pm on Sunday . 4 We would like Jive At Five Meghan McCartney Nathan Myers Liz Wing Linda McLachlan to thank the Detour Lisa Ornstein Ann & Eldon Pearl Taylor Mary Ann Nic Gareiss Jeannine Sladick Whitford Kevin & Wernette following instructors and Friends Dan Gorno David Klein Katie Finney/ Ben Dusseau and musicians for Anna Lindblad Sheila Graziano Drew Howard Ancient Pathways Dan Hummel contributing their Blue Water Ramblers Connie Jo Ferguson Susie & Karen Hundt-Brown Steve Shelander The Rhythm Billies Brian Gorchowski Glynn Russell Jo McLachlan Rachel & Pam skills to the dance Back Bayou Lilian Kooijman Kathy Hagen Pam Geiersbach Sibley and music workshops: Open Range Mark Stoltz Willow Robinson Inge Sturm Cindi Zwayer Ron Buchanan Mary Sue Wilkinson Barry Poupard Carole Howard Heather Zwayer Veils, Bells & Wings Tom Eno & Dan Lee Lorna Reid Belly Dancing Group Muriel’s Kitchen Brenda Bonter Denise & Bruce Ling Kay & John Kelly Lauren Mitten K. Jones and The Bryan Benton Benzie Playboys Mary Pattison Katelyn Neumann Meet the artists... Stan Pope Joan Heuvelhorst Joan Heuvelhorst, Still Water Studio, has been making glass beads since 1995 and working with hot glass since 1989 . Using glass beads and fused glass, Joan takes her inspiration from the colors and shapes of the lakes, the dunes and the every changing seasons in Michigan . Her work has been displayed at various shops and galleries in the West Michigan area . With an intense and lasting love of glass she has been teaching others how to create small wonders in glass for many years . Hot Glass Beadmaking will be offered on Saturday and you will need to pre-register for the class . Joan Heuvelhorst Julie Sullivan Julie Sullivan, from Eaton Rapids, MI, learned the art of rug braiding, sewing, weaving and broom making and lye soap making from her mother and grandmother . Julie in turn is passing these arts on to her daughters . Twice Julie has been awarded grants by the Michigan Traditional Arts Program Apprenticeship program for teaching rug braiding and once for weaving . Julie will be teaching two classes at Traditional Arts Weekend – Table Weaving and Broom Making . Each class will have a limited number of participants so be sure and register early . Julie Sullivan Ann Parks-Jensen, Blanchard, MI, returns to TAW 2009 to lead workshops in Basketry Ann for Kids/Families and Beginning Embroidery for Kids/Families. Ann is a long-time Parks-Jensen festival attendee, volunteer, instructor and donor of the exquisite quilt seen at the festival raffle each year . Ann now operates Log Cabin Quilting out of her home . 5 Traditional Arts Workshops 2009 Dance The Tune – Part 2 Cross Step Waltz with Jeannine Sladick Dance Workshops with Nic Gareiss – a continuation of Part 1 and Dan Gorno – easy to learn yet endlessy Beginning Cajun with Mark Stoltz innovative, this partner waltz is satisfying for both French Canadian and Back Bayou – participants will learn the beginner and the most experienced dancers. It with Dan Gorno and Blue Water Ramblers travels and rotates like traditional waltz but the This North American step dance style resembles fundamentals of Cajun dancing through the Cajun Waltz and Cajun Two-Step . These addition of the cross-step opens up a wide range of North American tap – done mostly on the toes playful yet gracefully flowing variations. rather than flat footing. basic steps will enable you to dance to any Louisiana music . Tango/Couples Dance Swing I Intermediate Cajun with Mark Stoltz with Jeannine Sladick and Dan Gorno with Ron Buchanan, Lisa Ornstein and This class will teach the basic tango. The Royal Jive At Five – Find Your Swing and Back Bayou – for those who know the basics and want to learn more complex Empress tango, from the early 20th century, Swing II steps and moves, such as Mamou and Cajun will be done as a group. with Ron Buchanan, Lisa Ornstein Jitterbug . Family Dance with Blue Water Ramblers and Jive At Five – Moves & More Moves (Children must have adult supervision) Zydeco with Mark Stoltz Swing III and K Jones and The Benzie Playboys Family Dance with Ron Buchanan, Lisa Ornstein with Carole Howard and The Rhythm Billies and Jive At Five – Pretzels & Dips Beginning Salsa with Brian Grochowski, (Children must have adult supervision) Lilian Kooijman and Tumbao Bravo – Puerto African Dance with Rican style Salsa will be taught . Participants Cajun Family Dance with Back Bayou Tree of Life Drum & Dance Society will learn the following steps: Salsa Basic, Cucaracha Step, Pivot Turns, Break Steps Contra Dance Clogging for Beginners and how to do steps on your own or with with Ron Buchanan and Great Big Taters with Sheila Graziano – learn the basic a partner . Irish Hard Shoe Appalachian clogging steps that will set you on the Beyond Beginning Salsa with Brian with Meghan McCartney path of traditional step dancing. The perfect steps to Grochowski, Lilian Kooijman and Tumbao Bravo Irish hard shoe is a percussive dance style get your feet moving to old-time and bluegrass music! – this class will build on the steps taught in popularized by the show Riverdance . No experience necessary. Beginning Salsa . Dancers will learn traditional rhythmic Dance The Tune: Steps Belly Dancing with Veils, Bells & Wings steps put to Irish music . Tap shoes or and Patterns For Music – Belly Dance is a way to improve your sneakers can be used instead of Irish shoes Footwork - Part 1 with Nic Gareiss – stamina, coordination and flexibility . All for this class. Beginner/Intermediate level. for experienced dancers (intermediate and skill levels, ages, sizes and body types are above) who want to explore the musical (as in percussive) capabilities of their clogging/ welcome . In this workshop you will learn basic belly dance moves and a dance that Instrument/Music stepdance/tapdance. you can do on your own . Workshops Tap – Basic and Beyond with Connie Jo Ferguson Beginning Guitar with Susie Russell Waltz Clog with Dan Gorno - a popular Celtic Finger Style Guitar style of stepdancing in both Quebec and England, with John Nicholson these percussive steps are set to ¾ (waltz) time music. Cajun Guitar with Rex Alexander Canadian Step Dancing – Swing Guitar with Nathan Myers Parts I and II with Sheila Graziano – Extended Chords, Altered traditional step dancing from Canada; Chords & Chord Symbols some dance experience required with Nathan Myers Steppin’ with Jeannine Sladick - 12 Bar Blues with Nathan Myers acapella percussive body rhythm Flatpicking Guitar with Bruce Ling dance workshop Fingerstyle Country Blues Guitar with John Nicholson Guitar Accompaniment for Celtic Tunes with Susan and John Nicholson 6 6 Old Time Fiddle – Popular Contra Dance Tunes with Bruce Ling Beginning Fiddle Music Theory Trad ition with Bruce Bauman al A Chords rts W Scottish Strathspeys and How To Build Them eeke nd 2 with Susan Nicholson 008 with Nathan Myers and Banjo Jim – P Cross Tune Fiddle hoto with Susan Nicholson Beginning Pennywhistle by K with Barry Poupard eith Nordic Fiddle with Anna Lindblad Ha gen Advanced Old Time Fiddle with Jane Rothfield – this workshop will focus on more Humor In Traditional Music with Blue Water Ramblers Bluegrass advance repertoire and on approaches and techniques for back up, harmony, improve, Cajun Jam with Back Bayou School Workshops rhythm and tone Bluegrass Jam with Rex & Letha Raymond, Bluegrass Guitar with Scott Zylstra and Jeff Swing Fiddle with Paul Winder Eldon & Ann Whitford and Jeff Rose Rose – advanced rhythm and lead Fiddle/Banjo Duet Slow Jam with Bluegrass Fiddle with Peter Knupfer with Jane Rothfield and Hilarie Burhans Susie & Glynn Russell and Kathy Hagen Bluegrass Mandolin with Jeff Rose Clawhammer Banjo Old Time Jam with The Rhythm Billies Bluegrass Banjo with Mike Sumner with Hilarie Burhans Gospel Jam with Roger Little Instant Bluegrass Band with Detour – Autoharp with Willow Robinson and His Allstar Band participants from the above workshops will Appropriate for all levels, ‘Son Of A Strum’ starts come together and participate in instant bands with the basics, from strumming to playing melody Blues Easy Jam with David Klein, Drew to practice what they have learned . using a variety of strums, pinches, plucks and patting, Howard and Nathan Myers – this blues easy jam is all socially acceptable. So, bring your autoharp, at for all instruments. Basic 8 and 12-bar blues will be least two finger picks, and a sense of humor, plus a pick-y attitude. played Cajun Singing with Robin and Neil Mower Misc. Workshops Harmonica with Lil’ Rev Drumming with Yiddish Songs with Lil’ Rev The Things We Tree of Life Drum & Dance Society All Patsy All Night with Learned From Hubble Mary Sue Wilkinson and All Vocalists with Dan Hummel and Steve Shelander – a Beginning Mandolin discussion of how our space telescopes have advanced with Glynn Russell Singing Through The Decades with our knowledge of the universe. This will be an image Mary Sue Wilkinson and All Vocalists intensive presentation. Intermediate Traditional Country Style Mandolin Gospel Sing Along with All Vocalists Yeast Dough Baking with Eldon Whitford – will look at different types of traditional mandolin playing styles and will cover Rise Up Singing with All Vocalists with Kay & John Kelly back up of singers, back up of other instruments, Open Mic without The Mic – Coffee Roasting with Stan Pope blending and complimenting other instrumentalist and Mary Sue Wilkinson and Jeff Rose how and when to play breaks and fills. The goal is Songwriting Pillar Project with Inge Sturm – this is a to improve your mandolin abilities by better practice continuation of last year’s project. Participants will use knowledge and learning techniques and licks to make with Jeff Rose and Mark Schrock organic items such as glass, marbles, stone, mirrors or mandolin playing more fun. Skill level is from just Beginning Calling metal to create a mosaic which will also include painted past beginning to advanced. with Carole Howard tiles. Open to adults, teens or children accompanied by an adult. Blues Mandolin with Lil’ Rev Introduction to Advanced Mandolin with Dave Ross Swing/Jazz Ukulele with Gerald Ross Yoga/Stretching on your own Beginning Hammered Dulcimer Blues Improv’ with David Klein and Drew Herbal Essence/Aroma Therapy with Kathy Hagen Howard – this workshop is for anyone wanting to with Mary Ann Wernette (Hometown Health learn how to play an easy blues solo Food, Remus) – learn what essential oils are and Beginning Lap Dulcimer how to use them for aromatherapy and topical use. with Jo McLachlan Klezmer Music with David Klein and Drew Learn To Play The Saw Howard – Klezmer music, folk music of Eastern Europe, that includes freylekhs, bulgars, shers and Hula Hoop Making with Ben Dusseau – with Tom Eno & Muriel’s Kitchen participants will decorate hula hoops and receive a lesson other folk forms. All instruments are welcome. on hula hooping. A brief demonstration of constructing a hula hoop will be given. Ages 12 & up, unless accompanied by an adult. 7 8 Friday Star Gazing in the day parking field – 10pm REGISTRATION HOURS (Info Bldg): Friday 3pm - 11pm Saturday & Sunday 8am - 9pm All kids workshops indicated in color Saturday Workshops MAY 23, 2009 Area 3 Food Area 4 Area 5 Area 6 Area 7 Area 8 Area 9 Area 10 Area 11 Area 12 Classroom Kids Hill Dance Main Kids Hill Area 1 Area 2 Music Building Music Craft Music Craft Music Craft Craft/ Craft Music Music Bldg. Stage Pavilion Stage Bldg. Extended Chords, Yoga 9am Altered Chords Old Time BLDG. Rise Up & Chord Banjo Belly Dance the Line It Up Beg. Guitar Fiddle Dancing w/ Tune I Watercolor Yeast Baking Singing Symbols w/ w/ Cross Step Nic Gareiss Bracelet w/Susie Mosaic Nate Mayers Hilary Gourd Drum Popular Veils Bells & Waltz with Colored with All Vocal Hot Glass Table Contra & Rhythm Pencils 10am w/Pearl Russell Jewelry Box 8:30 - 9:30 Burhans Hemp Making Dance Tunes Wings Penny Dan Gorno & Billies John Kelly People 9:00 - 10:15 Weaving Whistle Jeannine Taylor 9:00 - 10:30 with Inge 12 Bar Blues Bead Making Bracelets w/ Karen 9:00 - 10:00 for Families 9:00 - Noon 9:00 - 10:15 Sturm w/ Joan w/ Julie w/ Bruce 9:00 - 10:00 for Kids Sladick w/ Liz Wing 9:00 - 11:00 w/ Nate Huevelhurst w/ Denise Brown Ling w/ Barry Silent 9:00 - Noon Myers Sullivan 9:00 - 10:15 Poupard 9:00 - 10:15 Beg. Calling 9:30 - 12:30 & Lauren 9:00 - Noon Beginning w/Carole 11am Auction Beg. Coffee All Patsy All 9:45 - 10:45 9:00 - Noon Scottish 9:30 - 10:30 TENT (continued Mitten Harmonica Tap w/ Howard The Things Mandolin Roasting Night (cont. in Strathspeys 9:00 - Canadian 10:15 - 11:15 on Lap afternoon) w/ Susan 9:00 - Noon (cont. in w/ Connie Jo Fun with Step Dancing We w/Glynn w/Stan Pope w/ Mary Sue Noon Li’l Rev Ferguson Learned from Sunday) Dulcimer w/ Nicholson afternoon) Blue Water w/ Sheila Family Dance Drop Russell 10:30 - Noon Wilkinson & Jive at Five Graziano w/ Rhythm Veggie Prints Hubble w/ Jo McLachlan 10:30 - 11:45 Ramblers Billies 12 pm 10:45 - Noon 10:30 - 11:45 10:30 - 11:30 10:15 - 11:30 11:00 - Noon 10:30 - 11:45 w/ Dan Hummel off 11:00 - Noon Carole Brenda Bonter 11:15 - 12:15 9:30- Howard 10:00 - 11:00 calling 11:00 11:15 - 12:15 1 pm Find Your Sing w/ Ron Beg. Cajun w/ Hammered Jewish & Pillar Project Autoharp Beg. Buchanan & Ukelele for Mark Stolz & Irish Hard BLDG. Bidding Yiddish Songs w/Inge Blues Back Bayou Shoe w/ Dulcimer w/ Willow Hot Glass Hair Fiddle Jive at Five Kids w/ Meghan 11:00- w/Kathy w/Li’l Rev Sturm @ Robinson Bead Making Improv w/ Wreaths w/ Bruce 12:30 - 1:45 John Hatton 12:45 - 1:45 McCartney, 2 pm Beginning 3:00 Hagen 1:00 - 2:00 1:00pm 1:00 - 2:00 w/ Joan David Klein & w/ Rachel & Gourd Drum Making Broom Barnum 1:00 - 2:00 John & Susan Drew Howard Pam Sibley Swing II Cajun Family Nicholson TBA Watercolor 1:00 - 2:15 Learning to Huevelhurst 1:00 - 2:15 Open Mic 1:00 - 3:00 1:00 - 4:00 w/ Karen Making 1:00 - 2:15 Moves & More Dance w/ 1:00 - 2:15 with Pastel without the Play the Saw (cont. from Brown w/ Moves w/ Ron Fiddle for Back Bayou Beg. Penny Kids w/ 2:00 - 2:45 Dance Piano Carole Whistle Chalk Mic w/ Tom Eno morning) & Muriel’s Traditional 1:00 - 4:00 Julie Sullivan Fingerstyle Buchanan, w/ Mary Sue Hula Hoop Country Style Juggling Lisa Ornstein Bruce w/ Bernie TENT 3 pm Howard w/Barry Kitchen Country Beg. Salsa Nau Poupard Making Wilkinson & Makimg Intermediate w/ Blues Guitar & Jive at Five Barnum w/Brian 2:30 - 3:30 1:00 - 4:00 w/ 2:15 - 3:15 Mandolin (cont. from 1:00 - 4:00 2:00 - 3:15 2:30 - 3:30 2:30 - 3:30 w/ Liz Wing Jeff Rose Humor in Bryan w/ John Grochowski & 1:30 - 4:30 2:15 - 3:15 w/ Eldon Benton morning) Lilian Felt Ben Dusseau Traditional 1:30 - 4:30 Whitford Nicholson Tango Couples Dick Tarrier Kooijman & Bluegrass Jam Music w/ 3:00 2:30-3:45 Dance w/ w/Rex & Letha Puppets 4 pm 2:30 - 4:00 Remembered Tambau Bravo Raymond, TBA Blue Water Dan Gorno 3:00 - 4:00 & Hat Ramblers Blues Jam w/ Advanced w/ Eldon & Ann 3:30-4:30 Old Time Jeannine Rhythm Billies Making 3:30 - 4:30 David Klein & Sladick Beyond Beg. Whitford and Drew Howard Fiddle w/ 3:30 - 4:30 3:30 - 4:30 Salsa w/ Jeff Rose Jane Rothfield Brian, Lilian 5 pm 4:00 - 5:00 4:00 - 5:00 4:00 - 5:00 Old Time Jam & Tambau Bravo w/Rhythm 4:30 - 5:30 Billies 6 pm 5:00 - 6:00 Kids Hayride Star Gazing 10:00pm - 6pm Day Parking Meet & Go Field See Pag We Traditi (subject A Eve 21St A Wee tradi SCHE Sche WORK Arts eekend t to change) AnnuAl ional Arts ening ekend ge 2 for the edule EDULE itional KSHOP Sunday Workshops MAY 24, 2009 Area 3 Food Area 4 Area 5 Area 6 Area 7 Area 8 Area 9 Area 10 Area 11 Area 12 Classroom Kids Hill Dance Main Kids Hill Area 1 Area 2 Music Building Music Craft Music Craft Music Craft Craft/ Craft Music Music Bldg. Stage Pavilion Stage Bldg. Yoga 9am 8:00 Bluegrass Birch Banjo w/ Scrimshaw Blues Bark Autoharp Mike Sumner Swing Guitar Beyond Irish Dance French Kite for Kids with Belly Dancing Canadian w/ 10am with Mosaic Mandolin Etching w/Willow 9:00 - 10:00 w/ Nathan Basic Tap Veils, Bells Dan Gorno Making Beaded Myers w/ Connie Meghan Dan Lee Hammered Pastel Jewelry w/ Lil’ Rev with Kevin Robinson Jewelry McCartney & Wings & Blue Water BLDG. Gospel w/ 9:30 - 10:30 Jo Ferguson 9:30 - 10:30 Ramblers 9:00 - Noon Dulcimer Chalk Box 9:30 - 10:30 & Katie 9:30 - 10:30 w/ Jive At Five 9:30 - 10:30 Embroidery Sing Along Cindi Bluegrass 9:30 - 10:45 9:30 - 10:30 Ann Jensen with Drawing w/ Inge Finney of Mary Clogging Zydeco w/ all Klezmer Guitar Zwayer Fiddle w/ Nordic Fiddle Swing/Pretzels for Kids 11am Kathy with Sturm Ancient Accomp. for Mark Stolz Family Dance 10:00 - Noon vocalists David Klein Pathways Celtic Tunes Pattison Peter Knupfer w/ Anna & Dips w/ Ron Nic Gareiss K. Jones & w/ Blue Water TENT Hagen Liz Wing Drew 10:30 - 11:30 Lindblad Buchanan, Lisa Rhythm Blues 10:00 - 11:30 (cont. from Susan & John 9:00 - Noon 10:45 - 11:45 Benzie Playboyz Ramblers Wire Sculpture 10:00 - 11:30 Howard 9:30 - Noon Ornstein and 10:45 - 11:45 Saturday) Nicholson Jive at Five 10:45 - 11:45 10:45 - 11:45 Brenda Bonter 9:30 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:00 9:00 - Noon 10:45 - 12:00 12 pm 11:00 - 12:00 10:00 - Noon 9:30 - 12:30 Silent Drumming (north of Class Bldg) Auction with Tree of Life Drum & Dance Society 1 pm 12:30 – 2:00 Fiddle & Intro to Steppin’ w/ Old-Time Intermediate Dance the BLDG. Bidding Beg. Mandolin Music Theory Singing Swing/Jazz Bluegrass Kazoo Band Cajun Tune II w/ Glynn Chords & Through the Banjo Duet Guitar Jeannine 11:00 - 3:00 How to Build w/ Hilarie Uke w/ Mandolin w/ Cajun Rex w/ Mark Stolz Nic Gareiss Basketmaking David Klein Russell Decades Gerald Ross Hair Wraps Jeff Rose Sladick Drew Howard Back Bayou Rhythm Blues Ann Jensen 1:00 - 2:00 Them w/ Burhans Alexander 1:00 - 2:00 2 pm Nathan Myers Mary Sue Fiber Art & Jane 1:00 - 2:00 1:00 - 2:00 1:00 - 2:15 1:00 - 2:00 1:00 - 2:00 1:00 - 2:00 1:30 - 3:30 Birch with & Banjo Jim Wilkinson with Rothfield All Star TENT Results Bark Heather Gourd Clogging Drumming Pen & Ink Basic Guitar 1:00 - 2:00 1:00 - 2:15 Linda 1:00 - 2:15 Mandolin Bluegrass for Waltz Clog Gospel Jam Posted Etching w/ Dave Zwayer & Chip Guitar w/ Cajun for Kids Dan Gorno Roger Little Yo Yo w/Ron Drawing with Susie Lap McLachlan Beginners ages 2-6 Rhythm Red LeClear 4:00 Songwriting Celtic Ross Lorna Reid Carving Scott Zylstra Singing w/ Sheila & His All 3 pm with Russell Dulcimer w/ Finter Style 2:15 - 3:15 Robin & Billies 1:00 - 3:00 w/ Mark (cont.) w/ Karen & Jeff Rose Graziano Brenda Bonter Dan Lee 2:15 - 3:15 Jo McLachlan 1:00 - 4:00 Guitar 2:15 - 3:15 Neil Mower 2:15 - 3:15 2:15 - 3:15 Star Band Mosaic Trivet 2:30 - 3:30 Schrock & 1:00 - 4:00 Brown 2:30 - 3:30 2:15 - 3:15 1:30 - 4:30 w/ John 2:15 - 3:15 Pam Geiersbach Jeff Rose Nicholson Swing Fiddle Instant S-L-O-W African Contra Canadian Step 1:00 - 3:00 2:30 - 3:45 2:30 - 3:45 w/ Paul 1:00 - 5:00 Bluegrass Cajun Jam Dance Drumming 4 pm Jam with Dance Dancing Winder Band w/ Back Bayou w/ Tree of for Kids cont. Sheila w/ Glynn & Flip Flop Cross Tune 3:30 - 4:30 Detour 7 & Up Ron Buchanan Graziano Susie Russell, Decorating Fiddle 3:30 - 4:30 3:30 - 4:30 Life Drum Flatpicking w/ Katelyn w/ Susan & Dance Brenda Bonter Great Big Blue Water Herbal Kathy Hagen Guitar Society Taters Ramblers Essence Neumann Nicholson 3:30 - 5:00 3:30 - 5:00 5 pm 3:30 - 5:00 w/ Bruce 4:00 - 5:00 4:00 - 5:00 3:30 - 5:00 3:30 - 5:00 Aroma Therapy w/ Ling Mary Ann 4:00 - 5:15 Wernette 4:30 - 5:30 6 pm 9 Table Weaving with Julie Sullivan – Using denim strips that have been cut and pressed, participants will weave a 12”x12” pad. Participants must have a basic knowledge of the use of needle and thread. This workshop is limited to 10-12 students, teens & adults. Pre-Registration Required Traditional Arts Weekend 2008 – Photo by Keith Hagen Gourd Drum Making with Karen Brown – Each participant will cut and lace their own drum head while learning about the long rich history of gourds Pen and Ink and drums. Each participant will get a ready to work with Dan Lee – most drawing styles incorporate use of on gourd, a piece of goat rawhide, lacing, a ring and the Art Workshops light and dark gradience to create the illusion of depth, wrapping to cover the ring. distance, texture, roundness, etc. on a flat two dimension This workshop is limited to 20 for Kids & Adults surface. Ink usually has just the color of the pen and the color of the paper, usually black and white. You can use participants, ages 16 and up. Pre-Registration Required Fiber Art with Linda McLachlan – black shirts more than one color of ink but you still have the problem Chipped Carved Bird House will be used to create your design using a technique of using gradient, or shading, to illustrate roundness, called ‘discharge’ or removing the black color resulting depth or form. The most common method of creating the with Karen Brown – Using hand gouges participants in an amber color design. This workshop is illusion of shading using only black and white is called will chip out one of two patterns on a whole gourd that limited ages 12 and up – first come, first crosshatching. This can be very precise straight lines. they can take home and enjoy with their fine feathered served. Dots, called pointillism or freer styles of lines or squiggles. friends. All materials will be provided (including band- Participants will learn the freer use of lines and how aids). This workshop is limited Pastel Chalk Making with Liz Wing many lines to make objects or areas in a drawing have to 24 participants, ages 16 and up. – at the beginning of the Renaissance era of art, the feeling of having form, depth and distance in a picture Pre-Registration Required drawing came to be viewed as an independent media. and also to show what might represent color gradience Pastels have infinite possibilities as a drawing and like you might find on a rainbow or brown trout from Jewelry Box painting media in a wide variety of vibrant colors and back to belly. This workshop is limited to 8 with Mosaic Lid with Inge Sturm – traditionally have been made by the artist. By making participants. Pre-Registration Required participants will use bits of broken china, mirrors, etc your own set of pastels you are not limited to the variety to create an attractive and interesting design on the lid of colors you can use. Pastels are made from powder Beginning Water Color of a wooden jewelry box. Supplies are furnished, but if pigment that are mixed with a base such as chalk and with Carole Howard – participants will have the you have a piece of costume jewelry, stone, shell or china bound together with gum to form a stiff paste that can opportunity to learn the basic techniques of watercolor, you would like incorporated into your box you are be shaped and allowed to harden. Come learn how including brush techniques, color blending and how welcome to bring it. This workshop is limited to make your own set of pastels to take home and to combine the brush, water, paper and paint for a to 12 participants, teens and up. use. Limited to 15 teens and adults. Pre- magical experience. This workshop is limited Pre-Registration Required Registration Required to 15 participants, ages 12 & up. Pre- Registration Required Birch Bark Etching with Kevin and Pastel Chalk Drawing with Liz Wing Katie Finney of Ancient Pathways – This workshop – participants will have fun and learn techniques in Scrimshaw will explore the northwoods art of birch bark sewing using pastels to complete a drawing. Pastels are a dry with Dan Lee – Scrimshaw is the art of carving or and etching. The age old skills they will be using media that comes hard, soft, or as paste pencils with embellishment on ivory, antler or bone. Moose, elk, and are the foundation of many Native American arts a wide variety of vibrant colors. You will learn about deer antlers along with cow horns are most commonly including basket making, canoe building and wigwam mixing, gradation, fixing and conservation of your art used. Scrimshaw---which literally translated means construction. Participants will learn about harvesting work. You will take home a work with vibrant color in “while away” is accomplished by ‘scratching’ a drawing and processing birchbark and fine black ash splints a subject of your choice. This workshop is open onto the source material with a sharp engraving tool. used for sewing the bark together. Each participant to 15 teens and adults. Pre-Registration Then an application of India Ink is rubbed into the will sew a beautiful birch bark wall pocket using winter Required recessed lines and the excess is wiped away. A maker of bark that they can etch traditional decorative motifs scrimshaw is called a scrimshandler. This workshop is into. This class is limited to 25 teens & Broom Making limited to 7 adults. Pre-Registration Required adults. Pre-Registration Required with Julie Sullivan – Participatns will receive an introduction to the sizes and colors of broom straw. Hot Glass Bead Making Line It Up Bracelet with Pearl Taylor – Using common items each participant will make a with Joan Huevelhorst – Using imported Italian Participants will fashion/design a bracelet using seed waisk broom with a hanging strap. This workshop glassrods and a gas torch you will learn how to melt, beads, (Japanese) bugle beads or (Czech) bugle beads. is limited to 10-12 students, teens & shape and design individual glass beads. You will take This workshop is limited to 10 participants, adults. Pre-Registration Required them home with you and from there the options are ages 14 & up. Pre-Registration Required limitless. If you have never worked with hot glass before or if you have tried a little but still have questions or Beaded Jewelry with Mary Pattison - Using want to go a little further you will enjoy this class. beads provided, or their own beads, participants will Pre-Registration Required This workshop make a fitted wire bracelet with a clasp, made to fit the is limited to 10 participants, 16 & up. participant. Three classes will be offered with a limit of 5 people at each class – first come, first serve. The class times will be 9:30, 10:30 & 11:30. This class is for teens and adults. 10 Map to Wheatland: MiddleGround Workshops Mosaic Trivet/Coaster with Pam Geiersbach – Participants will use decorative stones, marbles, beads or other Hair Wreaths with Rachel & Pam Sibley unique items to create a unique design on a trivet Hemp Bracelets with Lauren & Denise or coaster. Participants are welcome to bring in Mitten – make your own hemp bracelets their own stones, beads or other unique items they Hair Wraps with would like incorporated into their design. Open to children ages 4 and up. Heather Zwayer and Lorna Reid Fun Fur Flip Flop Workshop Area Motel & Campground Juggling with Bryan Benton Kite Making with Cindi Zwayer with Katelyn Neumann – Come have some fun and learn how to make some cool flip flops! You InForMATIon will learn how to create a fuzzy pair of flip flops to be stylin’ this summer. Very simple and easy to Blue Lake Motel . . . . . . . . . . . . .(231)972-2788 Music & Art do with fun fur. This workshop is for ages 6-16 and is first come, first served; until Outback Bed & Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . .(231)972-7255 Workshop for Kids supplies are gone. School Section Lake Penny Whistle For Kids Campground . . . . . . . . . . . . .(231)972-7450 Vegetable Printing For Kids with Barry Poupard with Brenda Bonter – Harmonica For Kids with Banjo Jim Hat Making – using ribbon, lace, flowers, etc. children can use their imaginations to make a Fiddle For Kids with Bruce Bauman For Your Information: princess or wizard hat. Clogging for Kids with Nic Gareiss Primitive camping on site at no cost from 3:00pm on Embroidery Djembe for Kids with Brenda Bonter – Friday until 12 noon on Monday . Enter at Festival with Ann Jensen – Each student will learn A playful approach that introduces drumming to Main Gate (off Pierce Road) . basic embroidery stitches while making a block. small children. Includes dancing and movement This class is open to 20 kids, ages 8 & up. as well as exploration of rhythm. Workshop Water Color with intended for kids ages 2-6. Items you may want to bring: Colored Pencils Drumming for Kids For Families with Liz Wing – learn with Brenda Bonter – Kids 7 and up • Baby sitter / child care • Warm clothes techniques using water color pencils and make this Fun With Blue Water Ramblers • Instruments • Cool clothes • Items for Silent Auction class a family affair for all ages. By using water • Way cool clothes • Dance shoes • Rain Gear • color pencils you will learn to enhance and improve Dick Tarrier Remembered your paintings for the beginner and those who have with John Hatton –In addition to performing on Apron, gloves or goggles for craft workshops . painted in the past. There will be a review from Kids Hill for many years Dick recorded to albums lay out of a composition, water color techniques for Wheatland Music – Songs for Kids and Songs • no PETS • no FIrES • and types of paper, to completion of a painting, for Older Kids. Join John and others in singing • no AMPLIFIED MUSIC • with lots of one on one instruction. This those songs in memory of Dick Tarrier. workshop is limited to 10 families. Pre- Kazoo Band with David Klein Registration Required Yo Yo with Ron ‘Red’ LeClear Questions... Wire Sculpture If you have any special needs or concerns regarding with Brenda Bonter – a fun creative activity using program site access or your participation in the recycled scrap telephone wire to create human and animal figures program, please call Lola at (989) 967-8879 . A month’s notice will enhance our ability to respond to your Basket Making for Kids needs . Wheatland Music Organization, Inc . is an equal with Ann Jensen – Students will learn the basics of basket making while creating an 8” opportunity employer and provides programs without square basket that can be used for a napkin regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, basket. Students will learn about the different or handicap . kinds of reed and how to weave. This class is open to 15 kids, ages 8 and up. Pre- Registration Required Felt Puppet Making – Food Information using felt and scraps of yarn, buttons and eyes kids Food will be served Friday evening through Sunday will design and make their own puppet evening . Prices will range from $1 .50 for individual items to $5 .00 and up for complete meals . The serving schedule for meals will be: BREAKFAST . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00am - 9:30am LUNCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:30am - 1:30pm DINNER . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:00am - 6:30pm 11 Traditional Arts Weekend TAW ADMISSION PRICES: REGISTRATION FORM Adults (16 & up) WEEKEND $75 .00 DAILY $40 .00 (Some workshops require early sign up... Children (11-15) $20 .00 $12 .00 see page 8 of this newsletter for Children (5-10) $5 .00 $5 .00 more information) Under 5 FREE FREE TAW TICKET ORDER SUMMARY: QTY Name: ___________________________________________________________________ ___ Adults (16 & up) All Weekend x $75.00 = ________ ___ Children (11-15) All Weekend x $20.00 = ________ ___ Children (5 - 10) All Weekend x $ 5.00 = ________ Address: __________________________________________________________________ ___ Adults (16 & up) Sunday Only x $40.00 = ________ ___ Children (11-15) Sunday Only x $12.00 = ________ City: _____________________________________________________________________ ___ Children (5 - 10) Sunday Only x $ 5.00 = ________ ___ Adults (16 & up) Saturday Only x $40.00 = ________ State: ____ Zip: ____________ Email: __________________________________ ___ Children (11-15) Saturday Only x $12.00 = ________ ___ Children (5 - 10) Saturday Only x $ 5.00 = ________ Home Phone: _________________________ Work Phone: ____________________ Membership Discount = (-) ________ (10% for ages 11-adult) You may also combine your o Check o Money Order o Visa o MasterCard o Discover WMO Membership in the same payment. Card Number: ANNUAL Memberships run from MEMBERSHIP: January 1 - December 31 Individual $25 $ __________ Family $50-$99 $ __________ EXPIRATION V-CODE Benefactor $100-$249 $ __________ DATE: _______________ Benefactor II $250-$499 $ __________ Benefactor III $500-$999 $ __________ SIGNATURE Benefactor IV $1000 + $ __________ _______________________________________________________________________ TOTAL ENCLOSED: $ __________ TrADITIonAL ArTS WEEKEnD Pre-registration workshops THESE WORKSHOPS ARE LIMITED TO THE NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS . Call the office to sign up or send this form in with your ticket registration form on the back page of this newsletter . Jewelry Box w/Mosaic Lid (teens and adults) Pastel Chalk Making Scrimshaw Sunday 9-noon (adults only) Saturday 9-noon, con’t Sunday 9:30-12:30 Saturday 1:00-4:00 (teens and adults) 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ Pastel Chalk Drawing Hot Glass Bead Making (16 and up) Broom Making Sun . 9:30-12:30 (teens and adults) Saturday 9-noon & 1:00-3:00 Sat . 1:00-4:00 (teens/adults) 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ Birch Bark Etching (teens and adults) Gourd Drum Making (16 and up) Pen and Ink Sunday 9-noon & 1:00-5:00 Saturday 9-noon & 1:00-4:00 Saturday 1:30-4:30 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ Chipped Carved Bird House Table Weaving (teens and adults) Beginning Watercolor (12 and up) Sunday 1:00-5:00 (16 and up) Saturday 9-noon Saturday 1:00-4:00 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ Water Color w/Colored Pencils Basket Making For Kids Line It Up Bracelet (14 and up) Sunday 1:30-3:30 For Families Saturday 9:30-12:30 Saturday 9:00-11:00 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 1 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 2 . ___________________________________ 12 36 Th ANNUAL Wheatland Music Festival The Steel Drivers September 11-13, 2009 Festival Performers A N d W E b S I T E l I N k S red Stick ramblers The Steel Drivers ~ Bluegrass September 12th & 13th – www .steeldrivers .net Red Stick Ramblers ~ Cajun/Swing September 11th & 12th – www .redstickramblers .com Rhythm In Shoes ~ Dance rhythm in Shoes September 11th, 12th & 13th – www .rhythminshoes .org Ruthie Foster ~ Blues September 12th & 13th – www .ruthiefoster .com Ginny Hawker and Tracy Schwarz ~ Traditional September 11th, 12th & 13th – www .ginnyandtracy .com The Wilders ~ Old Time September 11th & 12th www .wilderscountry .com ruthie Foster Aubrey Ghent ~ Sacred Steel September 12th & 13th www .aubreyghent .com Crooked Still ~ New Old-Timey September 11 & 12 www .crookedstill .com Big Hoedown ~ Old-Time September 12 & 13 www.acousticmusic.com/ fame/p00657.htm Ginny DeTemps Antan French Canadian Hawker & September 12 & 13 www .detempsantan .qc .ca Tracy Schwarz Robin & Linda Williams and Their Fine Group ~ Americana September 12th & 13th www .robinandlinda .com Aubrey Ghent 13 Wheatland Music Festival Tickets Ticket Pricing September 11-13, 2009 Paid Members whose ticket orders are received in May may purchase adult tickets up to the Tickets go on sale May 1, 2009, to paid number permitted by their membership (1 per individual; 4 per family or 6 per benefactor) . Your members and June 1, 2009, to the general public membership may be paid with your ticket order . The final date for ticket sales: August 25, 2009 Sunday Tickets Available at the Gate: Adults – $25.00/Children – $2.00 Overpayment of $5.00 No orders will be accepted after this date. or less will not be refunded . Please allow 4-6 weeks for receipt of tickets . Tickets will be mailed to the address on the order form Postmarked by July 15 unless otherwise stated . Send check, money order or credit _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ card information to: Wheatland Music Organization, PO Box Non-Member Member 22, Remus, MI 49340 . Allow 4-6 weeks for receipt of tickets . Adult $65 .00 $60 .00 Direct any questions or requests for special needs to the same Senior (60+) $45 .00 $42 .00 address or call WMO (Monday-Friday 8am - 4pm) at (989) Children (5-12) $ 7 .00 $ 7 .00 967-8879 . You may also order tickets online at the Wheatland Sunday Only $20 .00 $20 .00 website: www .wheatlandmusic .org . “Paid Member” means that you have sent in a membership Postmarked after July 15 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ form, or are sending one in with your order, along with the Non-Member Member money for a membership (valid January 1 - December 31) . Paid Adult $75 .00 $70 .00 members may order tickets in May, up to the number permitted Senior (60+) $55 .00 $52 .00 by their membership; one adult per individual, four per family or Children (5-12) $ 7 .00 $ 7 .00 six per benefactor . If more tickets are needed, include a separate Sunday Only $20 .00 $20 .00 order . If you are interested in becoming a member of the Wheatland Music Organization, please fill out the form on the back page and include the appropriate dues with your Festival Tickets ticket order form . Ordered in Advance No Refunds after August 31, 2009. LIMITED NUMBER OF TICKETS PLEASE ORDER EARLY! Orders must be postmarked no later than August 25, 2009. Phone Orders: (Credit Card Only) 989-967-8561 Monday - Friday 9:00 a .m . to 3:00 p .m . Credit Card orders add $3.00 s/h for each adult and/or senior ticket ordered ORDER SUMMARY Name _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ Adult Member Weekend @ $60.00 = _________ _____ Adult Non-Member Weekend @ $65.00 = _________ Street _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ Senior Member Weekend @ $42.00 = _________ _____ Senior Non-Member Weekend @ $45.00 = _________ City, State, Zip: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ Child Tickets @ $ 7.00 = _________ _____ Sunday Tickets @ $20.00 = _________ Email: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ AFTER JULY 15 _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ Adult Member Weekend @ $70.00 = _________ Home Phone _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ Adult Non-Member Weekend @ $75.00 = _________ _____ Senior Member Weekend @ $52.00 = _________ Work: _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _____ Senior Non-Member Weekend @ $55.00 = _________ _____ Child Tickets @ $ 7.00 = _________ o Check o Money Order o Visa o MasterCard o Discover _____ Sunday Tickets @ $20.00 = _________ Card Number: CREDIT CARD ORDERS, add S/H _____ Adult/Sr. Tickets x $3.00 = _________ (maximum S/H $15.00) EXPIRATION Building & Maintenance = _________ DATE: Membership = _________ _______________ V-CODE TOTAL ENCLOSED = _________ MAIL ORDER FORMS TO: SIGNATURE Wheatland Music Organization __________________________________________________________________ P .O . Box 22, Remus, MI 49340 14 WANTED: T-Shirt designs Hellos & Goodbyes If you would like to submit a design Please let us know about any Hellos for the 2009 Wheatland Festival t-shirts, and Goodbyes that are important to please mail it to: Jim McLachlan, c/o you! If you have a picture to include, WMO, P .O .Box 22, Remus, MI 49340 . please send by mail to the WMO office . DEADLINE: JUNE 10, 2009 DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2009 If you have any questions you can contact the Wheatland office. P.O. Box 22, Remus, MI, 49340 • 989.967.8879 Wheat Futures Friday - Sunday MARCH APRIL MAY Sat., March 7 May 22-24 Sat., April 4 Fri., May 1 WMO Jamboree WMO Jamboree Festival Tickets Go On Sale 21ST ANNUAL WMO Cabin 2:00 PM WMO Cabin 2:00 PM to Paid Members Traditional Tues., March 10 Sat., April 11 Arts Weekend Board of Directors Meeting Wheatscouts Hands on Art Sat., May 2 Gladys Wernette Building 7:00 PM with Liz Wing Gladys Wernette Bldg 10AM WMO Jamboree JUNE WMO Cabin 2:00 PM Mon., June 1 Sat. March 14 Tues., April 14 Festival Tickets Go On Sale Wheatscouts Board of Directors Meeting Tues-Thurs, May 5-7 Field Trip to Galloup Guitars Gladys Wernette Bldg 7 PM School Programs Fri-Sun, June 5-7 Gladys Wernette Building with Lee Murdock, Wheatscouts Campout 11:00 AM Sat., April 18 Folk Songs of Meet at Kids Hill Friday Eve . Goat Milk Soap Making The Great Lakes Region Sat., March 21 Workshop w/Joy Castonguay Sat., June 6 Basket Making Class WMO Cabin 10AM (Pre-register) Sat., May 9 WMO Jamboree w/Gail Jacobson Wheatscouts WMO Cabin 2:00 PM Gladys Wernette Building Benefit Concert Swing Dance Nature Activities with 9:00 AM (Pre-register) in Memory of Jenine Stickler 7 PM EcoMan & NatureMan Tues., June 9 Is . Co . Comm . on Aging Bldg Gladys Wernette Bldg 10 AM Board of Directors Meeting Sat., March 21 2200 S . Lincoln Rd . Mt . Pleasant Gladys Wernette Bldg 7:00 PM St Patrick’s Day Party Music by Jive at Five Contra/Ceili Dancing Tues., May 12 6PM Potluck 7:30 Dance Square and Contra Dance Board of Directors Meeting Sat., June 20 Music by Hurry The Jug Gladys Wernette Bldg . 7:30 PM Gladys Wernette Bldg 7 PM Spirit of The Woods Festival Music by Rhythm Billies Brethren, Michigan Caller Pati Loveless Caller Glen Morningstar Sat., May 16 www .spiritofthewoods .org Sat., March 28 Volunteer Orientation Basket Making Class Wed-Fri, April 22-24 & Training (RSVP by May 11) Mon-Thurs, Jun. 29-Jul. 2 w/Gail Jacobson 9:00 AM School Programs with Gladys Wernette Building Earful of Fiddle Gladys Wernette Building Mike Monroe, Illustrator 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Music & Dance Camp (Pre-register) School Section Lake Mon., April 27 Volunteer Youth Camp Volunteer Sign Up Appreciation Day Mecosta, Michigan begins for Campgrounds, www .Earfuloffiddle .com Day Parking & Trash Cajun Dance w/Back Bayou Consciousness . Dance Pavilion/Third Stage Call 989-967-8879 8:00pm Weather Permitting after 9am Kids & Teens Marketplace Photos needed! Anne Munschy, from the festival’s Kids & Teens Marketplace is looking for pictures from that area taken during the 2008 festival . She needs them for scrapbooks she is making of that area. Pictures can be emailed to: email@example.com or snail mail to Anne Munschy 805 Oakdale Ct ., Holland, MI 49424 15 Saturday, May 16th Volunteer Orientation & Training WMO CLASSROOM BUILDING & CABIN 9am-5pm Are you volunteering for WMO for the first time? Have your • Continental Breakfast @ 8:30 volunteered for WMO in the past but never attended an orientation/ • Classes begin at 9:00 a .m . training day? Are you a veteran volunteer and attended an orientation • Lunch is potluck….. it’s soooooo good. day? Regardless, we encourage you to attend the volunteer day . • Child Care is provided for ages 3 and up. • Camping Friday 5pm – Sunday at Noon . Bring Your instruments!! Another training will be held August 22. RSVP the WMO office More information will be available in the next newsletter. (989) 967-8879 by May 11 quarter NONPROFIT ORG . U .S . POSTAGE PAID NOTES Permit No . 13 Remus, MI 49340 Th em issio no ft he Whe atlan d M usic Orga nizatio n is t o serve Wheatland as a reg ional reso urce cente Music Organization r for the pres ervation and presentation of traditional music and arts. P .O . Box 22, Remus, MI 49340 Phone (989) 967-8879 Fax (989) 967-8562 www .wheatlandmusic .org 16 PLEASE INFORM THE WMO OFFICE IF YOUR ADDRESS CHANGES . BULK MAIL NEWSLETTERS ARE NOT FORWARDED BY THE POST OFFICE .
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