SouthWest Arranger Development Program Annual Retreat Featuring Guest Faculty, Brian Beck

June 8-9, 2018

Register by 5/18/18

Spend two days discussing the craft of 4-part barbershop harmony, arranging and songwriting with songwriting expert, Brian Beck and arranging experts Nancy Bergman, Anita Barzilla, Suzy Lobaugh and Joanie Adler. For information and registration go to www.region21.org/swadp-retreat. See you there!

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Housing

Book your room today at the Four Points Sheraton Phoenix South.  We have very limited availability at a special event rate.

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JOIN US FOR THIS ONE OF A KIND ARRANGER EDUCATION EVENT

Co-Sponsored by Golden West Region 21 and Sequoia Pacifica Region 11

* * * REGISTER BY 5/18/18 * * *

When: June 8-9, 2018
Where: Four Points Sheraton Hotel, Phoenix, AZ
Guest Faculty: Brian Beck - Composer, Arranger, Champion
SWADP Faculty: Nancy Bergman, Master Music Arranger
               Anita Barzilla, Certified Music Arranger
               Suzy Lobaugh, Certified Music Arranger
               Joan Adler, Certified Music Arranger

Registration is only $110 and includes juice, coffee, pastries, fruit and yogurt at the start of each day and lunch Saturday.

 

This very unique Arrangers’ Retreat is featuring Brian Beck.  Don’t miss this opportunity to learn original songwriting skills and so much more from this barbershop master!

The curriculum will contain many great arranging topics including:

  • Copyright advantages of writing original songs
  • How to start from melody or lyrics
  • Original intros, tags and verses
  • Arrangement and original song or lyrics reviews
  • The 11 chords of Barbershop
  • Chord progressions and embellishments
  • Vertical & horizontal analysis of arrangements from published works
  • Assigning chords to sheet music

This is a rare opportunity for musicians, arrangers, lyricists and songwriters alike.  You won’t find this anywhere else in Sweet Adelines!

 

Saturday Night Grand Finale Dinner $35

This year we have a Saturday night Grand Finale Dinner with a cash bar planned at the hotel. The chef will prepare a wonderful buffet for us that he calls “Taste of Italy.” It includes:

  • Caesar Salad
  • Antipasto Platter
  • Tomato, Cucumber & Vinaigrette Salad
  • Pasta Salad
  • Tortellini with Alfredo Sauce
  • Chicken Cacciatore
  • Linguini in Marinara
  • Sweet Italian Sausage with Peppers & Onions
  • Steamed Vegetables
  • Garlic Bread
  • Tiramisu
  • Coffee and Hot Tea
  • Cash Bar

Please let us know of any special dietary needs when you register.

Registration and Dinner purchases are transferable but NOT refundable.

REGISTER HERE BY 5/18/18

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Registration + Dinner




Two days of world-class education, breakfasts, lunch and a fabulous dinner with arrangers from around the world for just $145.  Online payment includes a $3.57 PayPal Processing Fee.  You can also mail a check payable to GOLDEN WEST REGION 21 to the address noted below.

 


Registration Only – No Dinner




Unable to make the group dinner?  That’s ok!  Two days of world-class education, breakfasts and lunch with arrangers from around the world for just $110. Online payment includes a $2.78 PayPal Processing Fee.  You can also mail a check payable to GOLDEN WEST REGION 21 to the address noted below.

 


Dinner Only




If you didn’t think you could join us for dinner, but now you can, use the link below to add dinner to your registration. A fabulous dinner with arrangers from around the world for just $35.  Online payment includes a $1.09 PayPal Processing Fee.  You can also mail a check payable to GOLDEN WEST REGION 21 to the address noted below.

 

Mail Checks To

Golden West Region 21 Treasurer
Mary Chilton
1970 E. Redwood Dr.
Chandler, AZ 85286

HOUSING

Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South Mountain is minutes from Arizona State University, Tempe, and Scottsdale, providing easy access to nearby shopping, dining, and entertainment. Ideally situated at the base of South Mountain Park and Preserve, you can explore a number of walking, hiking, and biking trails. This Phoenix hotel offers fast & free WiFi, free parking, and an on-site restaurant

Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South Hotel

10831 S. 51st St.
Phoenix, AZ 85044
480-893-3000

Use the link below make your housing reservation at the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South at the special SWADP Retreat rate. There is limited availability on our special rate.  Once the housing block is filled, regular rates may apply.

Region 21 rates:

  • Single/Double: $89/night
  • Triple: $109/night
  • Quad: $119/night

Room rate does not include 7.2% local taxes.

Book your room now and learn more about the hotel by clicking here.

Or if you prefer, call the Four Points by Sheraton Phoenix South Reservations Department to book your room at 480-893-3000. Anyone in the department can assist. Tell them you are with “SouthWest Arranger Development Program event” to receive the group rate.

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