Fight, Flight & Fantasy

January 12-15, 2018
over the ML King Holiday

Four days of intensive study with a bevy of harpsichord masters:

James Dorsa
Elaine Funaro
Margaret Irwin-Brandon
Sonia Lee
Charles Metz
Webb Wiggins
Ketil Haugsand and the Skalhot String Quartet

Please browse the Artist Bios page for detailed bios and photos of our harpsichord masters.

PROGRAM
Master Classes in free and polyphonic works of the 16th -18th centuries
Harpsichord Tuning and Maintenance
Basso Continuo Labs Contemporary Music Composition & Performance Recitals and Concerts
Open Mic Night for Players and Composers

Celebrate the harpsichord with Desert Baroque at the Joshua Tree Retreat Center in the high desert above Palm Springs, on 420 acres of desert beauty, amidst the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright and his son, Lloyd.

Performances, study and on-sight accommodations; it’s the perfect location to work in community. Our own chef will provoke our palates morning, noon and night.

FEES include classes, concerts, 3 nights accommodation, meals. $625. Early bird registration, due Sept. 1, $575. Spouse and partner accommodation, meals and concerts, $400. Work/Study scholarships available upon inquiry. Festival classes begin Friday, Jan. 12, 2:30 pm and conclude Monday, Jan. 15, 1 pm.

Margaret Irwin-Brandon
Desert Baroque Founder/Director
Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
413-285-6881