About This Toot
Prices and Other Details
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We hope you will join us for the 2022 Fall Toot, celebrating our 47th year! As usual, we have searched the world to provide you with an excellent lineup of all-star faculty!
Some classes are for learning technique of a specific instrument; others are one-to-a-part ensembles, while others are large ensemble classes. Some classes are for like instruments (all recorders or all viols), but we also offer mixed classes for instrumentalists and vocalists together. The size of the workshop enables us to create classes for all levels of students, from those of modest skills to advanced players and singers.
As is our long tradition, the Toot will be at the beautiful Lakeview Methodist Conference Center near Palestine, in East Texas. See the maps and directions page to learn more about where we'll be, how to get there, and so on.
In addition to classes, there will be a faculty concert, madrigal singing, refreshments, and more.
Save some cash! — earn the Bring-a-Friend tuition discount! Invite a first-time participant to come to the Fall Toot, and get a 20% discount on your tuition! Or bring back a former Tooter who's been gone 5 or more years, and get a 10% discount. Share the fun, and save! Be sure to get your reservations and deposits in as soon as possible.
Volunteering to Help
As always at the Toot, a big part of the fun is getting to know each other (and learning who the good cooks are!). If you can help with the snacks in the break-room (either by helping to set out the food, helping with clean-up, etc.) then please let us know in advance. If you can provide snacks, fruit, cheese and crackers, etc (drinks are always welcome too), then please bring them along. After an invigorating playing session, it's great to relax with some fresh grapes, peanut M&Ms, or sausage and cheese balls. Be creative and generous!
Look at the Faculty and Class sections for faculty bios and lists of classes being offered.
We look forward to welcoming you to our Texas Tradition!
IMPORTANT COVID-19 information for all registrants:
While it is exciting to return to playing together in person at chapter meetings and workshops, we must do this in a manner that is as safe as possible. For that reason, the Fall Texas Toot requires the following of all students, staff, and faculty, regarding Covid-19:
Vaccination statusAll attendees, at registration, must show proof of vaccination (photo of official vaccination card) with a minimum of the primary series and one booster. The primary series is as defined by your choice of vaccine (for example, the first two shots of Pfizer or Moderna, or one shot of Johnson&Johnson). Two booster shots are encouraged but not required.
Covid test statusAttendees must also present a negative Covid test result (a digital photo is adequate) obtained within the 72 hours prior to the start of the Fall Toot. If testing was done at a medical facility, the test result must show the person's name and the date of the test. If a home test was used, a date-stamped photo of the result is adequate. At-home tests are available at many locations such as CVS and Walgreens and are usually covered by one's health insurance.
Indoor masking as feasibleFace masks are strongly encouraged in indoor group settings where it is possible to wear it while playing one's instrument.
The Texas Toot Fall Workshop reserves the right to modify programs and faculty rosters in response to enrollment, student preferences, and playing levels.
The Texas Toot
Daniel Johnson, Workshop Director
Susan Richter, Assistant Director
Feel free to write, call, or email us if you have questions or need further information.Danny Johnson
Attn: Texas Toot
PO Box 4328
Austin TX 78765
Phone: (512) 578-8040
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