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Mandolin Building Workshop with Don Kawalek

By Mandolin Cafe
October 15, 2008 - 1:00 pm

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Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, Appomattox, Virginia

Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center, Appomattox, Virginia

Appomattox, Va. — A Mandolin Building Workshop with Don Kawalek will be held at the Holiday Lake 4-H Educational Center on April 5-9, 2009.

A master craftsman, luthier, and teacher, Don will furnish the instruction, kits, and a special techniques workshop on inlaying, bending, and finishing. A seasoned instrument maker and master builder with over 28 years of experience, his mandolin building workshops provide a truly unique experience.

Students are allowed the choice of either a Standard or an Octave Mandolin. Upon completion of the workshop, the instrument is the student's to keep and play.

Advance registration is required before March 9, 2009. Registration fee is $850 with online registration and additional information is available at the camp web site.

- This Workshop is designed for adult participants.
- To ensure an optimum instructor to participant ratio, participation is limited to 10 persons.
- Meals and lodging the entire workshop time.

Schedule

Sunday
4:00pm Arrival
4:30 Introductions/Orientation
5:00 Workshop: Overview
6:00 Dinner
7:00 Workshop: Instruction
8:30 Evening Program/Social

Monday-Wednesday:
8:00am Breakfast
9:00 Workshop: Instruction
10:30 Break
10:45 Workshop: Instruction
12:00pm Lunch
1:00 Workshop
4:00 Free Time to Explore the Area/Work on Your Own
6:00 Dinner
7:00 Workshop: Instruction
8:30 Evening Program/Social

Thursday:
8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Workshop: Instruction
11:30 Wrap-up Discussion
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 Have a Safe Trip Home

Additional information:
Camp workshop web site

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