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February Virtual Workshop

February 27, 2021

February Virtual Workshop

February 27, 2021
The Pandemic is keeping us from meeting in person and while the Virtual Open Stages we hosted during 2020 were fun and kept the FAMI community connected it was missing the Instructional aspect of FAMI. So, we are please to introduce our first ever …

Online Workshop – February 27, 2021

We will be utilizing the ZOOM platform with breakoput rooms for the individual workshops.  Each time slot will have a choice of three workshops plus a Chat Room and a Coffee House / Jam Room.  Participants are free to enter or leave these breakout rooms and enter another so long as this does not become disruptive to the class.


A special introductory rate of $25.00 – for the full day – includes up to 4 – 1 hour workshops, chat room, coffee house/jam room, noon hour instructor concert.



Registration is ONLINE ONLY and opens at 9:00 am MDT – Saturday February 6, 2021..

This event is limited to 80 people so register early. Space will be allocated on a first come basis.

A Register Now button will appear here once registration opens.


What You Need to Know

  • Update your Zoom app to the latest version to get the best experience and be able to move freely between breakout rooms
  • A registrant is limited to using one device per registration
  • There will be a free virtual open stage in the evening with performer preference given to attendees
Time Workshops
10:00 – 10:15 Welcome & Opening Remarks
10:20 – 11:15 Jim McLennan
Fingerstyle Guitar
Paul Brooks
John Wort Hannam
11:20 – 12:15 Tim Williams
Barry Luft
Clawhammer Banjo
John Wort Hannam
12:15 – 12:35 Get Your Lunch & Bio-Break
12:35 – 1:15 Instructor Concert
1:20 – 2:15 Jason Valleau
Rhythm -Multi Instruments
Tim Williams
Slide Guitar
Barry Luft
2:20 – 3:15 Jason Valleau
Jenny Lester
Barry Truter
Rhythm Guitar
3:15 – 3:30 Closing Remarks
* Songwriting will be the same material presented each time to allow the maximum number of songwriters to attend

Tim Williams possibly no – replace with Steve Goodchild for Mando / Guitar or Steve Goodchild for Mando and Steve Fisher for flatpick guitar

Have not heard from Jenny Lester – possible replacement could be Amy Bishop

Have not heard from JWH – possible replacement could be Heather Blush.

If there is no workshop in a given time period that strikes your fancy there will also be a CHAT Room where you can just hang out and visit with friends and a COFFEE SHOP/ JAM Room where you can take turns playing songs for whomever is in the room.