||Washington DC Area Workshop
A Cappella in the Beltway
Two-Day Workshop in Ensemble Singing
Saturday, March 22, 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
& Sunday, March 23, 1:30–5:30 pm
(optional church sing Sunday morning)
Concord-St. Andrews United Methodist Church
5910 Goldsboro Road, Bethesda, MD 20817
(intersection of River and Goldsboro)
Meet The Artists!
Western Wind Concert
Friday, March 21, 7:30 pm
(concert included in workshop tuition)
Medieval, Renaissance, Early American, Romantic, Contemporary Music
“I’m going home inspired!”
—Recent workshop participant
Tuition: $195 for early enrollment; $210 after February 23
Click the button above to pay $95 deposit
or call 212-873-2848, or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Upon receipt of your deposit you will receive an e-mail acknowledgment
with more info and a link to a registration questionnaire.)
First time? 10% discount if you are a
first-time participant at a Western Wind Workshop.
Workshop veterans, bring a friend and share the discount!
Ability to match pitch and carry a tune. Knowledge of musical notation.
$195 until February 23; $210 after February 23
Group discounts are available for pre-existing groups of 8 or more.
The Workshop takes place at Concord/St. Andrews United Methodist Church
5910 Goldsboro Road, Bethesda, MD 20817 (Intersection of River and Goldsboro)
There is a mall for takeout lunch nearby the Church or you can bring a bag lunch.
|Friday||7:30 pm||Western Wind concert
|10–10:45||Warm-ups, large group piece, small group formation
|4:15–5:30||Seminar and large group piece rehearsal
|Sunday||9:30 am||Warm-up and rehearse for church service
|10:00–11:00||Church service (optional)
|11:45–12:25||Reading session (optional)
|4:15–5:30||Final seminar (mini-concert)
A limited number of partial scholarships based on ability and financial need will be available. For information regarding scholarships please contact The Western Wind office: by e-mail
, or by phone, 212-873-2848.
Location and Directions
Concord-St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church is located at the intersection of River Road and Goldsboro Road in the western section of Bethesda, MD.
From the Washington Beltway (I-495), take Exit #39/River Road East. Turn left at the light at Goldsboro Road; the entrance to the church will be on the right.
From downtown Bethesda and Chevy Chase, take Bradley Blvd west to the light at Goldsboro Road, and turn left. The entrance to the church will be on your left in less than a mile.
Public Transportation: Take the Metro Red Line to Friendship Heights and catch the T-2 (Rockville) metro bus. Buses stop near the church on River Road.
A $95 deposit is required to ensure your enrollment. To register please click on the Register
button above. A letter containing pertinent information and a questionnaire will be e-mailed to you upon receipt of your registration. Your balance due is paid upon your arrival to the workshop. Full refund will be made if you cancel by February 24; 50% refund thereafter.
Music Policy and Group Discount Information
The cost of all the music needed is included in the tuition. You may be asked to print out PDFs of core repertoire. A variety of vocal music publications and Western Wind recordings will be available for sale.
Bring Your Group!
Pre-existing groups are welcome at Western Wind Workshops. If enough members of a group enroll, they can apply for a tuition discount and work together as a group. Please contact The Western Wind for details as early as possible.