Last updated on: February 1, 2019
Tuition, Housing &
The Seattle Recorder Society
Port Townsend Early Music Workshop

The fee for the workshop is $1200.00, which includes tuition, room, and board. If you live close enough to Tacoma and wish to commute, we offer Commuter Registration at $625.00. If you cannot attend the full week but wish to audit for a day, please contact Administrative Director Jo Baim.


The Seattle Recorder Society is offering two $600 scholarships for students or teachers.  You may download the scholarship application either as a PDF file or Word document,  Follow the directions carefully, and send all materials to Vicki Boeckman via postal mail or email( no later than April 22.

Housing Accommodations and Meals

All residential participants will stay in Trimble Hall, one of the University’s residence halls. All rooms are non-smoking rooms with single beds. Linens are provided as well as free WiFi, but if you have a favorite pillow please pack it.  Several single rooms are grouped around a shared bathroom and common room with a fridge. Participants may request specific roommates if desired. The common room is virtually bare, so if you have a favorite mug or hand soap please pack it!

The University food service is varied, healthy and delicious. Standard, vegetarian, gluten free, and vegan meals are available. The Administrative Director will inform the Dining Hall of all food allergies listed on the registration forms.

For further information:
Jo Baim, Administrative Director
4727 – 42nd Ave. S.W. #207
Seattle, WA 98116
(206) 932-4623


Registration deadline is May 1, 2019, but early registration is advised. A deposit of $100 is required upon registration (of which $50 is refundable until May 1, 2019). Balance of all fees is due by June 1, 2019.

Your registration is not valid until either a deposit or full workshop payment is received.

Before registering, please review either the "Recorder Level Guide" or "Viol Level Guide" to help you indicate your playing level.

You may register online (preferred method) at:

and pay either online using Credit/Debit Card or PayPal, or by mailing a check separately.

We also offer the option to mail a printout of your completed registration form along with your check in U.S. currency payable to “Seattle Recorder Society” to:

Port Townsend Early Music Workshop
c/o Jo Baim, Administrative Director
4727 – 42nd Ave. SW #207
Seattle, WA 98116
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Online Payment

We offer secure Online Payment options for the convenience of quick payment of your Registraiton Deposit and your workshop fees by credit or debit card, or with a PayPal account.

You will be offered this payment option after you click on the "Submit" button on the Online Registration Form.

If you a making a folllow-up payment of the balance of your full workshop registration fee, you may click the button below to make that payment.

Contact Administrative Director Jo Baim via or by calling (206) 932-4623 if you have questions or concerns about these payment options.
Comments from Previous Workshops:

"Everyone was friendly. I am going home knowing that I have new friends in the Pacific Northwest and beyond."

"Kudos to Vicki and Jo and the whole SRS team for your organization and care. Vicki is a fountain of musicality, energy and involvement and set a very high standard for the whole enterprise."

“Wonderful workshop, venue, faculty, and making music together. It is clear that the SRS puts a lot of cooperative work into this.”

"Jo did outstanding pre workshop communication and Vicki organized the classes incredibly well. Excellent faculty with much and varied expertise."

“It was a high quality dorm room – the suite arrangement was very nice – privacy plus an informal community.”

“As a vegan I found ample offerings to satisfy my needs and wants.”

“Special thanks to Vicki and Jo for all their organizing:  Vicki for her relaxed, vivacious hospitality and Jo for her quiet, ever-pleasant efficiency.”

“Loved the relationship between students and faculty – ate together and hung out together. Loved the apparent closeness of faculty members to each other. Loved, loved, loved the faculty recital. Loved the special events.”

“The UPS campus and surrounding neighborhood is beautiful. Excellent cafeteria and very friendly serving people."

"The highlight of the week has to be the nice people I met and played with. I looked forward to mealtimes because I knew wherever I sat and with whomever I talked it would be an interesting, pleasant conversation."
Please note that while we have kept the name of the “Port Townsend” Early Music Workshop, we have been in the city of TACOMA, on the lovely campus of the
University of Puget Sound since 2009.