The MUSIC @ 10,0000 LAKES SCHEDULE is structured to allow plenty of free time for you to practice or spend as you wish. There are designated times to assemble as a group.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  Registration is open as long as spaces are available.


SUNDAY, August 9
4:00 PM Check-in at the St. John’s Abbey Guesthouse for room assignments.  Welcome!
5:30 – 6:30 PM Dinner  at St. John’s Abbey Guesthouse
6:30 PM Brief Tour of Campus and Music Hall; Coaching Schedule confirmation;
7:00 PM Musical Offering
8:30 PM Free time

MONDAY & TUESDAY, August 10-11
6:30 – 8:00 AM Breakfast – (All Monday – Wednesday meals in the Guesthouse)
8:00 – 11:45 AM Self-directed: practice, reflection, walk, swim, etc.; (Individual coaching available from Elizabeth Wolff**)
8:00 – 8:55 AM Yoga (arrangements pending)*
11:45 AM – 12:30 PM Lunch
1:00 – 2:00/3:00 PM Forum topics***
2:00 – 5:30 PM Self-directed as above
5:30 – 6:30 PM Dinner
7:00 – 8:30 PM Practicing Performance —
Monday – Tuesday 8:30 PM – Free time;  enjoy a performance issue-related video together.

WEDNESDAY, August 12

6:30 – 8:30 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Check out

Instructor led yoga sessions.  If you wish to take yoga classes, please make a separate payment per class to the instructor at the retreat. (Arrangements are pending and will be posted when finalized.)

Individual coaching is available on Monday and Tuesday with Elizabeth Wolff. Contact Liz for scheduling.  For an additional fee more than one coaching session may also be available.

Forum topics may range from “performance anxiety” to specific technical issues. Indicate your interest area and any suggestions on the registration form.

 MONDAY- Vanessa Cornett-  author of the “The Mindful Musician”

TUESDAY – Topic and presenter to be announced

St. John’s Pottery Studio, Nature Walk, Hill Museum and Manuscript Library, Tours of St. John Abbey Church and other Marcel Breuer structures, etc.

The cost of the retreat is  $375  (depending on enrollment). The cost covers a single occupant room with private bath for 3 nights,  all meals Sunday (evening only), Monday, Tuesday & breakfast on Wednesday, one individual coaching session with Liz, use of conference rooms and practice rooms, and performance opportunities. At this time, partial attendance with pro-rated cost is not available.  (Yoga class sessions are extra and payable directly to the instructor.)

A first payment/deposit of $50 is due at time of registration with the balance due   by August 1.  Please make your checks  payable  to “Music@10,000 Lakes“.  (The $50 deposit is non-refundable should your attendance plans change.)

Send your payments to:

Music @ 10,000 Lakes
5707 138th Street Court
Apple Valley, MN 55124