Summer 2021 Upcoming Vocal Retreat:  

Mindful Singing Retreat: August 2021

This retreat is an opportunity for people to work with Valerie one on one over the course of 3 days and 2 nights in Oakland, CA.  Mask will be required at all times when in community. All participants will be asked to take COVID test or be vaccinated prior to attending for the safety of all. 

Cost:  $375.00 per person includes materials, hospitality, and artist fees

- 1 private 30min voice lesson with Valerie

- 3 singing circles (one at point pinole regional park with fresh air and nature all around)

- 1 Mindful Singing Workshop (full day) 

- 1 Mindful Songwriting and Recording Workshop (full day: Requires Mac laptop or iPad computer... but if don't have one will work it out)

- 1 Open mic/ end of retreat showcase

Each person will get designated time to work every day in a clean recording space. Must have Mac laptop.  If you don't have one, will work something out.  

- 1 Community Style meal Sunday, August 22nd, 2021


*All payments can be made online.  

Deposits are due by July 29th, 2021, and are non-refundable

Full payments are due by August 18th, 2021

Preferred payment: CASH App $trouttcoins or Paypal ( please don't send money without contacting Valerie first.  There are only 10 open slots)

Retreat Schedule:  

Friday 6pm-10pm,

Saturday 1pm-6pm,

Sunday 11am-2pm and 5pm-8pm 


Valerie is available for private voice coaching


Please contact East Bay Center for the Performing arts to book lessons with Valerie in Richmond.  

Open slots are Tues.  Contact eastbay for rates and other detailed information 

The Oaktown Criers at OPC 2013 class showcase