Christian music workshop set for July 17-21

Dungeness Community Church in Sequim is hosting its first of what organizers hope to be an annual Dungeness Christian Music Workshop this July.

The workshop is slated for 9 a.m.-8:45 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 17-21, at the church, 45 Eberle Lane.

A free concert open to the public is set for 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 21, at the church’s auditorium.

The workshop is open to singers and instrumentalists of all ages. This workshop offers lessons in several aspects of Christian music, including: strategies for enhancing teamwork and musicianship in contemporary worship teams; vocal ensembles — all genres; small jazz combos; large jazz big band; classes in bowed strings; MIDI technology seminars; percussion clinics, and ear training and improvisation.

The workshop faculty includes:

• Vern Fosket, Sequim High School band director

• Craig Buhler, Stardust Dance band director

• Hannah Jensen, Joyful Noise Music Center Academy director

• Dr. Gary McRoberts, Emeritus Professor of Music at Fullerton College, Calif.

• Bryan Taylor, international recording and touring artist

• Taylor Ackley and Alison Rowe, Doctor of Musical Arts candidates at Stony Brook University, N.Y.

• Mike Klinger, founder and president of Synthesis MIDI Workshop, and,

• Bob Woll, adjunct faculty at Northwest University, Kirkland.

Full tuition is $299; several scholarships are available.

Lunch and dinner are available for a fee. Meals are hosted by Laurie Campen, food service director for the Sequim School District.

Housing with Dungeness Community Church families also is available.

To register, visit For more details, email Buhler at or call 683-2277.

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