Off to Teach at Puget Sound Guitar Workshop
Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11:25PM
Deborah Berg

Photo by Mikelle SaccoHello friends,

Reporting live from the Pacific Northwest, where I've spent one week as a student at Puget Sound Guitar Workshop and one week visiting family and friends, while also prepping for two classes that I will return to PSGW to teach beginning on Saturday!  

I am honored to be on the PSGW teaching staff during week 3.

I'll be offering two classes: Songwriters Unite! and The Nuts and Bolts of Stagecraft.

This marks my 21st year attending music camp outside of Seattle. Every year, the camp experience fills me with gratitude and respect for many things, in particular the tireless and detail-oriented directors, Janet Peterson and Peter Langston, the rustic location, a UCC conference center with cabins, lodge, and dance floor, a generous, hard-working and good natured staff, the extraordinary and patient teachers, and my talented fellow students. There seems to be a laugh around every corner and musical happiness blooms daily under the tall pines.  It's truly my musical home away from home.

Photo of Brian BechtelMy intention is to share what I know through the classes I am offering, but mostly to listen and coach songwriters and performing artists to continue finding their voices, open their hearts, and deliver a musical message that others can feel right down to their toes. Having fun is a major component! It has been wonderful spending time out West. Friendships, family, and musical moments make up my idea of heaven.

I hope wherever you are, you are finding your version of heaven, too!

Thank you for your support and encouragement in my life-long love of musical pursuits. Some of us go back a very long time! How cool is that?! We continue to share our lives and make new memories together, and for that, I am truly grateful.

Be well!

Love to you in August,

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