Schedule

Uillean pipesScottish smallpipes
Thursday, Sept. 22
9 a.m.-12 p.m.O’SullivanShears
12-1 p.m.: Lunch
1-4 p.m.Mewes (reedcraft)O’Sullivan
Friday, Sept. 23
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.O’SullivanShears
12:30-1:30 p.m.: Lunch
2-3 p.m.: Teachers concert at Deerprint
Comparing pipes, styles, and regions
3:30-6 p.m.Mewes (reedcraft — optional)Free time
Saturday, Sept. 24
9 a.m.-12 p.m.O’SullivanShears
12-1 p.m.: Lunch
1-2 p.m.: O’Sullivan & Mewes uillean pipes demo in the park
3-4 p.m.: Piping with harpists in Walsenburg (5 tunes sent to registrants in advance)
Sunday, Sept. 25
9-11 a.m.O’SullivanShears
11 a.m.-12 p.m.: Common tunes together & group photo
Notes

Classes will be held at the old La Veta High School unless otherwise noted. This building is located about 50 yards east of the intersection of South Main Street and East Garland Street in downtown La Veta.

Lunches aren’t provided; however there are several restaurants, coffee shops, and food stores within walking distance.

Concerts by various artists, sponsored by the Spanish Peaks International Celtic Music Festival, occur on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings, and on Sunday afternoon. Saturday will feature uilleann pipes. Everyone registered for the Piping Retreat will receive one free ticket to the concert of their choice, courtesy of the Festival!