Registration Info

Registration notes - Jot down your dates before you open the link - you’ll be asked first thing what dates you’ll be arriving and leaving. It’s pretty straightforward - the online system will take $100 per adult, then in order received, Sorrento Centre processes the requests and will put through the balance and send you a confirmation. For a detailed blow by blow, click here.

Week 1 is 2019-08-18 to 2019-08-23
Festival Weekend is 2019-08-23 to 2019-08-25
Week 2 is 2019-08-25 to 2019-08-30

WORKSHOP AVAILABILITY AS OF JULY 14, 2019 (updated weekly-ish):

WEEK ONE:

  • Advanced Flatpicking with Evan Murphy

  • Beginning Bluegrass Banjo with Barry Southern

  • Beginning Clawhammer Banjo with Riley Calcagno

  • Advanced Clawhammer Banjo with Chris Coole

  • Advanced Bass with Nate Sabat

  • Intermediate Bluegrass Fiddle with Patrick M’Gonigle

  • Advanced Bluegrass Fiddle with Bronwyn Keith-Hynes

  • Intermediate Old Time Fiddle with Gabrielle Macrae

  • Advanced Old Time Fiddle with Sammy Lind

  • All Levels Uke with Steve Roy - Hurry! Only one spot left!

WEEK TWO:

  • All Instruments Sing and Strum with Jenny Lester

  • Guitar 101 with Kayla Hotte

  • Intermediate Rhythm Guitar with Steve Roy

  • Intermediate Flatpicking Guitar with Barry Southern

  • Advanced Flatpicking Guitar with Darryl Poulsen

  • Beginning/Intermediate Bluegrass Banjo with Max Heineman

  • Advanced Bluegrass Banjo with Frank Evans

  • Advanced Clawhammer Banjo with Kelley Breiding

  • Intermediate Bass with Alastair Whitehead

  • Intermediate Dobro with Kyle Kirkpatrick

  • Beginning Fiddle with Martha Spencer

  • Advanced Bluegrass Fiddle with John Showman

  • Intermediate Old Time Fiddle with Gabrielle Macrae

  • Advanced Old Time Fiddle with Billy Hurt

  • Intermediate Mandolin with Matt Hotte

  • Advanced Mandolin with Adrian Gross

  • Lead and Harmony Singing with Sue Thompson and Don Share

  • Songwriting with Anne Louise Genest

For any questions regarding registration, accommodations, or meals please contact Sorrento Centre

Call: 1-866-694-2409 Email: Sorrento Centre

For any questions regarding the workshop program or weekend festival please contact NimbleFingers Music

Email: NimbleFingers MUSIC


2019 NimbleFingers Pricing

Participant fees subject to 5% GST.
There is no tax on Admin Fee or Accommodations.

The Weekend Pass goes from mid-day Friday to mid-day Sunday, and includes the ability to buy weekend meals, attend the Friday Honky Tonk Dance, the Saturday Festival, the Sunday Morning Gospel Set at the Sorrento Centre Outdoor Chapel, and jam onsite on Friday and Saturday evening. This ticket is for everyone wishing to attending these events, staying either on or off-site. Currently only available to workshop attendees. Meals and Accommodations are not included in this pass.

Single Day Saturday Festival Passes will be available online starting in early June. Advance $35 and $40 at the gate.


The Workshop Fee includes:

Your workshop; afternoon electives; staff concerts; a student band scramble; the student concert; at least two Old-Time dances with live music and a real caller in the evenings; hosted bluegrass and old-time evening jams, and occasions throughout the week to meet new friends, interact and jam with our staff, and much more!

Pickers and Grinners can choose the non-student option, which includes all of the above program items except enrolment in a workshop and participation in the student concert.

The Sunday BBQ and Evening Snacks are included for all participants.


NimbleFingers Payment & Cancellation Policy

Full payment is required to secure your workshop and accommodations at the time of registration. The online system takes a $100 dollar deposit, then when your registration is confirmed (up to 24hrs), your card is charged the full balance, and you will receive an email confirmation to that effect.

Cancellations up to and including July 12th will be refunded in full, minus a $150.00+GST non-refundable deposit per workshop week and $100.00 + GST for any accommodations booked. We're unable to offer any refunds after July 12th, 2019.

Workshop Fees are non-transferable.

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