WOMEN ONLY 

 

You are invited for a weekend away from the hustle! The idea is simple. To set intentional time for your songwriting, to rest, reflect and meet some new people. Set down your responsibilities for the weekend, and let's focus on creating some space, writing some words and reflecting. Welcome to Breathe: A Songwriting Retreat.

Your host: Delilah Rose

 

Speakers

Rose Parker is a prolific and magical songwriter weaving words and images to blanket your soul, with a voice that moves from folk whisperer to gospel belter. Formally one half of the Velvet Janes, she has toured from Sydney to San Francisco, played many an international festival as well as writing, releasing and producing three eps and three albums. Rose’s songwriting session at the retreat will explore inspiration sources, creative output and flow, song structure, finding the hook, the importance of editing, and ways to deal with writer's block.

 

Grace Barbé is a multiple award-winning Seychellois singer/songwriter, and bad-ass bass chic! Grace and her band Afro-Kreol have toured around the world enticing audiences to get up and shake their coconuts. A vocal coach and with over 8 years of experience as a music educator, Grace will be facilitating a vocal workshop focusing on improving vocal skills and techniques, warm-ups and breathwork, how to use the voice and recognising vocal registers, learning a Creole song, and most importantly, being present and having fun with some amazing women!


Costs: $350 total

Program cost: $150 upon application 13 places only.

Accommodation cost: Donation to the Monastery for Accommodation and Meals, suggested price $100 per night payable to the accommodation here prior to retreat:

BSB- 086 006

Account number- 84275 0860

Payee- New Norcia Services

Ref- Gh, your name and date of stay

 

Here's what you are getting:

  • A weekend away to rest, reflect and recharge

  • All teaching sessions PLUS the Breathe: A Songwriters Retreat booklet

  • Accommodation and linen

  • Delicious, homely meals including wine and bread made by the Monastery 

  • The opportunity to meet other women in your field

  • Everything is optional! You have the freedom to participate as much or as little as you like

  • A look into Australia's only Monastery and it's history

 

Yes please bring your instrument but please keep in mind this is a space for others to rest and retreat. Acoustic guitars and instruments with headphones are appreciated. 


Friday:
5 pm - Meet, greet and settle into your rooms
7 pm - Dinner
8 pm - Songwriting Sprints Session in the lounge 

9 pm - Free time

Saturday:

7.30 - Morning meditation with Delilah Rose

8.30 - Breakfast
10 am - Songwriting session with Rose Parker
10.45 - Morning tea break
11 am - Vocal session with Grace Barbé
11.45 - Lunch
1 pm - Afternoon nap, time alone or reading in rooms
4 pm - Farm walk
7 pm - Dinner
8 pm - Discussion and feedback. Prepare one piece for feedback (optional). Positive feedback only.

Sunday:

7.30 - Morning meditation with Delilah Rose

8.30 - Breakfast
10 am - Shut up and write session
10.45 - Morning tea break
11 am - Shut up and write session
11.45 am- Lunch and close of the retreat

All linen/towels provided. Meals provided.

Rooms available include
- single with shared bathroom
- twin share with en suite

 

Places are strictly limited due to COVID restrictions. 

You will not be able to attend if you have cold or flu symptoms or have travelled overseas in the two weeks prior to the retreat, or if you have been in contact with someone who has recently had COVID.

New Norcia is located 1hr drive north of Perth
For more info please email delilahrosemusic@gmail.com

 

30 Oct-1st Nov Breathe: A Songwriter's Retreat

$150.00Price
  • Non-refundable but transferable.

    Places are strictly limited due to COVID restrictions. 

    You will not be able to attend if you have cold or flu symptoms or have travelled overseas in the two weeks prior to the retreat, or if you have been in contact with someone who has recently had COVID.

 

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