The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on performing artists. You can help support our instructors during this time by buying tickets for our raffle and / or bidding in our online auction.

Raffle Prizes

1st Prize – Tuition fees for the 2021 Yosemite Songwriting Retreat featuring Mary Gauthier, Laurie Lewis and Joe Craven.

2nd PrizeOhana CK10 Ukulele. Beautiful concert ukulele from Ohana. It features a mahogany body with geared tuners. It’s nice and easy to play and has a nice mellow tone.


We are also holding an online auction for an original painting by longtime retreat participant Anne Whitehurst. This original piece was commissioned specially for the 2020 Yosemite Songwriting Retreat.

“Laurentii and Croton for YSR” Prismacolor on paper, framed to 16”x20” Anne M. Whitehurst.