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Asilomar 1990-2005

November 2 to 4, 1990

Chairman Lynda and Bob Korsan
Committee Sue Anderson (Registrar)
Jo and Bruce Hamilton (Teacher liaison)
Andrew Imbrie (Musician Liaison)
 most of the people from last year.
Teaching Staff Ellie and Mel Briscoe (Washington DC)
Wes Clindinning (Toronto)
Georgina Finlay (Toronto)
Jo Hamilton (SF)
 David Newitt(SF)
Ball Reviews Lee Feinstein & Carolyn Hunt.
Class Musicians Barbara Magone, San Diego
Barbara McGowan (Boston, MA)
Lisa Sharp (Portland, OR)
Dave and Jan Tappan, (Pasadena)
Jaci Cotter
Nancy Eranosian
Andrew Imbrie
Janet Kurnick
Kim McGarrity
David Mostardi
Slavko Silic
John Taylor
Kay Thorne.
Friday Night Concert and dance with John Taylor and Andrew Imbrie, MCd by Jeff Corrigan in Merrill Hall.
Ball Chairman Brian Tailleur
Mikkel Thompson
Michael Yates
Russ King
Tom Reid
Fiona Anderson
Kim Jacobs
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Kim McGarrity, Janet Kurnick & John Taylor (fiddles), Lyle Ramshaw (piano), David Mostardi (accordion), Andy Johnson (bass), John Day (drums); Kelly Rogers (sound).
MC Ken McFarland
Grand Marshal Kevin Lesko
Pipes & Drums Michael Gillan & Jeff Parsons
Attendance 220 dancers + 30 staff

October 25-27, 1991

Chairman Lynda and Bob Korsan
Committee Sue Anderson(Registrar)
Jo Hamilton(Teacher Liaison)
David Mostardi(Class Musician Liaison)
Teaching Staff Vicky Goodloe(Lexington, KY)
Gerry Gray (Charlottown, PEI)
Paul Plummer (Wolkingham, England)
Simon Scott (Vancouver, BC)
Sara Gratiot
Alan Twhigg
Ellen Aaron
Meg Laycock.
Class Musicians Linda Danielson (Eugene OR)
Martin Morrisey (Van Nuys, CA)
Susie Petrov (Boston, MA)
Janette Duncan
Nancy Eranosian
Andrew Imbrie
Craig Johnson
Janet Kurnick
Margo Leslie
Kim McGarrity
Lyle Ramshaw
John Taylor
Kay Thorne.
Friday Night Concert by Laura Risk and Athena Tergis and welcome dance MCd by Marianna Harvey with music by Linda Danielson, Andrew Imbrie and Margo Leslie in Merrill Hall.
Ball Chairman Brian Tailleur
Mikkel Thompson
Michael Yates
Kim Jorgensen
Kathy Wendel
Tom Reid
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Kim McGarrity(fiddle), Janet Kurnick(fiddle), John Taylor(fiddle), Lyle Ramshaw (piano), David Mostardi(accordion), Andy Johnson (bass), John Day(drums), Kelly Rogers(sound)
MC Carolyn Hunt
Cost per person  $180 three-or-four-to-a-room
$190 two-to-a-room
$125 Non dancers
Attendance 218 dancers, 13 non-dancers

1992

Chairman Lynda Korsan
Committee Sue Anderson(registrar)
Linda Turner(registrar)
Alan Twhigg (Teacher Liaison)
Teaching Staff Ruth Jappy (Vancouver)
Jackie Johnstone (Dumfries)
Jennifer Kelly (SF)
Marge Krip (Montreal)
Geoffrey Selling (Philadelphia)
Gary Thomas
Class Musicians Liz Donaldson
Janette Duncan
Earl Gaddis
Andy Imbrie
Janet Kurnick
Margo Leslie
Kim McGarrity
Martin Morrisey
Lyle Ramshaw
Dave Tappan
John Taylor
Kay Thorne
Susan Worland
Friday Night Dance with John Kelly, MC
Ball Chairman Brian Tailleur
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory plus John Day, Andy Johnson, David Mostardi, Sound: Kelly Rogers
MC Marianna Harvey
Grand Marshall Dave Wilson
Piper Michael Gillan
Cost per person 185 three-or-four-to-a-room
195 two-to-a-room
155 (Work exchange)
130 (non-dancer)

October 29 to 31, 1993

Chairman Lynda and Bob Korsan
Committee Leslie Lauderdale (Registrar)
 Linda Turner (Registrar)
Alan Twhigg(Teacher Liaison)
David Mostardi (Class Musician Liaison)
Teaching Staff Barbara Campbell (Vancouver, BC)
Graham Donald (Cardiff, Wales)
Lance Ramshaw (Brunswick, Me)
Connie Powell (New York, NY)
Avril and David Quarrie
Janet Hayter & Veronica Ferguson (ball reviews).
Class Musicians Peter Barnes, Lincoln, MA
Earl Gaddis (Northhampton, MA)
Martin Morrisey (Los Angeles)
Janette Duncan
Andrew Imbrie
Janet Kurnick
Kim McGarrity
Laura Risk
Rod Stradling
David Strong
John Taylor
Kay Thorne.
Friday Night Welcome Dance with music by Earl Gaddis and Peter Barnes and MCd by Arlene Baxter in Merrill Hall followed by Ceilidh and refreshments in Firelight Forum with Sheena MacQueen in charge.
Ball Chairman Karen MacQuarrie
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory, Sound: David Newitt
MC Ken McFarland
Piper Ron Wallace
Cost per person $195-200 two-to-a-room
$190 three-or-four-to-a-room
160 (work exchange)
135 (non-dancer)
Ball Program

1994

Chairman Marilyn Stocker
Committee Alan Twhigg (Teacher coordinator)
David Mostardi (Musician coordinator)
Teaching Staff Jeff Corrigan (Sacramento)
Liz Johnston (Vancouver)
Colleen Putt (Halifax)
Bob & Allison Reid (Grafton ON)
Cecily Selling (Philadelphia)
Ron Wallace
Carolyn Hunt & Eugene Bissell (Ball reviews)
Class musicians Janette Duncan
Earl Gaddis
Andrew Imbrie
Janet Kurnick
Margo Leslie
 Kim McGarrity
Martin Morrisey
Laura Risk
Rod Stradling
Dave & Jan Tappan
Kay Thorne.
Friday Night Informal dance to music by Rod Stradling & Andrew Imbrie (MC: Ellen Aaron), followed by a Ceilidh MC'd by Sheena MacQueen
Ball Chairman Karen MacQuarrie
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Kim McGarrity, Janet Kurnick & Earl Gaddis (fiddles), Lyle Ramshaw (piano), Andy Johnson (bass), David Mostardi (accordion), John Day (drums); Sound: David Newitt
MC Vicki Wildman
Grand Marshal William Stocker
Piper Michael Gillan
Cost per person 196 three-or-four-to-a-room
206 two-to-a-room
166 (work exchange)
146 (non-dancer)
Attendance 270

Nov 3-5, 1995

Chairman Marilyn Stocker
Committee Leslie Lauderdale (registration)
Linda Turner (registration
 Ann MacIver
Sheena MacQueen
Alan Twhigg (teacher liaison)
David Mostardi (music liaison)
Lynda Korsan
Teaching Staff Tracy Antley (Seattle)
Bruce Hamilton (SF)
Avis Harrison (Leeds
Charlie Inglis (Ottawa)
Pat O'Brien (SF)
David Tague (LA)
 Ball reviews Vicki Wildman & Alex Tweedly
Class musicians Peter Barnes
Janette Duncan
Earl Gaddis
Andrew Imbrie
Janet Kurnick
Margo Leslie
Kim McGarrity
Aubyn Miller
Jeanne Morrill
Martin Morrisey
Rod Stradling
John Taylor
Gary Thomas.
Friday Night  Welcome dance & Concert by Peter Barnes & Earl Gaddis with vocalist Jeanne Morrill.
MC Jeff Corrigan
Ball Chairman Cecilia & David Grote
Terry Barron
Mary Margaret Judd
Mimi Mueller
Tom Reid
Red Thistle Dancers
Monterey Class
Carolyn Hunt
Kathy Wendell
Arlene Baxter.
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Kim McGarrity, Earl Gaddis & Janet Kurnick (fiddle), Lyle Ramshaw (piano), Andy Johnson (bass), John Day (drums).  Sound: David Newitt & Paula Thompson
MC Jo Hamilton
Grand Marshal Douglas McConnell
Piper Jay Salter
Attendance 266

1996

Chairman  Marilyn Stocker/
Teaching Staff Ellen Aaron (SF)
Elaine Brunken (Alexandria VA)
Bruce Herbold (SF)
 Robert McGowan (Boston)
Oberdan Otto (LA)
 Elma See (Australia).
Friday Night organized by Sheena MacQueen: Dance with music by Barbara McGowan & Andrew Imbrie with a Burns theme; the telling of Tam O'Shanter by Tom Cuthbertson; sing-along led by John Taylor
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory
Sound  David Newitt
MC Bob McMurtry
Grand Marshal Sid & Susie Kass
Piper Stewart Taylor
Drums Leslie Taylor

October 24-24, 1997

Chairman Anne MacIver
Committee Fred Sommer (Asilomar liaison)
Sue Anderson (registrar)
Pat O'Brien (teacher liaison)
Kim McGarrity (music liaison)
Zaza Wu
Marion & Jim Logie
Mike Hird
Chris Riker
Gloria & Douglas McConnell
Teaching Staff Bob Grant (Edinburgh)
Jennifer Kelly (SF)
Marjorie McLaughlan (San Diego)
John Middleton (Hamilton ON)
Mary Murray (Vancouver)
Gary Thomas (SF)
Ball reviews Kathy Conley & Marghie Goff
Class musicians Janette Duncan
Andrew Imbrie
 Janet Kurnick
Margo Leslie
Calum MacKinnon
Martin Morrisey
David Mostardi
 Lyle Ramshaw
Lisa Scott
David Strong
John Taylor.
Friday Night Dance & Ceilidh with music by Calum Mackinnon & Lisa Scott
Ball Chairman Cecilia & David Grote
Mikkel Thompson
Harry Butler
Monterey Class
Marva Morris
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Kim McGarrity, Janet Kurnick, John Taylor (fiddles), Lyle Ramshaw (piano), Andy Johnson (bass), David Mostardi (accordion), John Day (drums); Sound: David Newitt & Paula Jacobson
MC John Kelly
Grand Marshal Alex Tweedley
Piper Stewart Taylor
Cost per person $225 (double)
$205 (4/room)
Attendance 260

November 6-8, 1998

Chairman Anne MacIver/
Committee Fred Sommer (Asilomar liaison)
David Strong (musician coordinator)
Pat O'Brien (teacher coordinator)
Zaza Wu (Registrar)
Cindy McGerty (first aid)
Kathleen McAdam (Ceilidh)
Teaching Staff  Ellie Briscoe (Alexandria VA)
Marianna Harvey (SF)
Ann McBride (LA)
Robert McGowan (Arlington MA)
Geoffrey Selling (Philadelphia)
Ron Wallace (SF)
Friday Night Dance with music by Sara Gratiot, David Strong, Janet Kurnick & Chuck Ward.
Ball Chairman Vicki & Glenn Wildman
Band John Taylor (fiddle) & Andrew Imbrie (piano)
MC Avril & David Quarrie
Cost per person 205 three-or-four-to-a-room
225 two-to-a-room
work exchange less 20
 non-dancer 170

October 29-31, 1999

Chairman Fred Sommer
Committee Zaza Wu (registrar)
Kathleen McAdam(Saturday Ceilidh)
Douglas McConnell(Teachers' Reception)
Gloria McConnell (Class assignments)
Mimi Mueller
Kathy Conley (Coordination with Asilomar)
Patti Cobb (Publicity)
Pat O'Brien (teacher coordination)
Paula Jacobson (Friday Night Dance)
Teaching Staff Wes Clindinning(Streetsville ON)
Fiona Miller (Lethbridge AL)
Elaine Brunken (Salt Lake City)
Irene Paterson (Redondo Beach CA)
Alan Twhigg (SF)
Jo Hamilton (SF)
Friday Night Welcome Dance to music by Deby Benton Grosjean (fiddle), Andrew Imbrie (piano) & Barry Phillips (cello)
Ball Chairman Vicki Wildman
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory
MC Ellen Aaron
Grand Marshal Douglas McConnell
Cost per person 225 three-or-four-to-a-room
245 two-to-a-room
non-dancer 65
Work exchange discount 35
First time discount 25

October 27-29, 2000

Chairman Marianna Harvey
Committee Zaza Wu (registrar)
Pat O'Brien (Teacher Liaison)
David Strong (Music Liaison)
Teaching Staff Brenda Burnell (Leeds, Eng)
Elinor Vandegrift (Seattle)
Bill Zobel (Berwickshire)
Elaine Brunken (Dale City,VA)
Marjorie McLaughlan (San Diego)
Ron Wallace (SF)
Friday Night Welcome Dance & Ceilidh: Music by Janet Kurnick (fiddle), Lyle Ramshaw (piano) & Rod Stradling (accordion)
Kim McGarrity Memorial Ball Chairman Coletta & Armin Busse
Band John Taylor & Susan Worland (fiddles), Muriel Johnstone (piano) & Michael Bentley (percussion).
Cost per person $245 two-to-a-room
225 three-or-four-to-a-room
345 (single)
non-dancer discount 65
Work exchange discount 35
First time (SF) discount 25

October 26-28, 2001

Chairman Marianna Harvey
Committee Julee Montes(Registrar)
Avril Quarrie (Teacher liaison)
Teaching Staff Johan McLean (Glasgow)
Pat Coyle (Niagara Falls ON)
Terry Harvey (Philadelphia)
Andrew Smith (Atlanta)
 Fred DeMarse (Torrance)
Ellen Aaron (SF)
Friday Night Music by Terpsicore (Elke Baker, fiddle; Liz Donaldson, piano; Ralph Gordon, Bass & Cello)
Band Reel of Seven: Andy Imbrie ( piano), Debi Benton-Grosjean, Janet Kurnick, Susan Worland & Patty Van Winkle (fiddles), Lynne Lockwood (flute), Barry Phillips (Cello & Tabla)
Cost per person $260 two-to-a-room
235 three-or-four-to-a-room
365 (single)
non-dancer discount 70
Work exchange discount 35

November 1-3, 2002

Chairman Marianna Harvey
Committee Julee Montes(Registrar)
Teaching Staff Allison Russell(Ayr)
Catherine Shaw(London ON)
Martin Mulligan(St Johns NF)
Ruth Jappe(Vancouver BC)
Bruce Hamilton(SF)
Sara Gratiot.
Friday Night Deby Benton Grosjean(fiddle) & Andy Imbrie(piano)
Ball Band  Fiddlesticks and Ivory: Susan Bentley(fiddle), Janet Kurnick (fiddle), John Taylor(fiddle), David Mostardi (accordion), Lyle Ramshaw(piano), Andrew Johnson(bass, John Day(drums).
Cost per person $280 two-to-a-room
250 three-or-four-to-a-room
380(Single)
80(non-dancer discount)
35(work exchange discount)

October 31-November 2, 2003

Chairman Cameron McDonald
Committee Jo Hamilton
Marianna Harvey
Bruce Herbold (teacher liaison)
Janet Kurnick (Music liaison)
Teaching Staff Mel Briscoe
Friday Night John Taylor (fiddle) & Lyle Ramshaw (piano)
Ball Chairman Tim Wilson & Sylvain Pelletier
Band Reel of Seven

October 22-24, 2004

Chairman  Cameron McDonald
Committee Julee Montes(registrar)
Jo Hamilton (teacher liaison)
Janet Kurnick (class musicians)
Teaching Staff Muriel Johnstone (Allanton, Scotland)
Bill Zobel (Allanton)
Marianne Taylor (Deerfield, NH)
Rebecca Blackhall-Peters (Langley, BC)
 Lin Pettengill
David Newitt
Friday Night Welcome Dance with Muriel Johnstone
Band Muriel Johnstone and Alastair Fraser
Cost per person $310 two-to-a-room
$275 three-or-four-to-a-room
$420 (single)
non-dancer discount $80.

October 28-30, 2005

Chairman Cameron MacDonald
Committee Pattie Cobb
Julee Montes (registrar)
Teaching Staff Fiona Carnie (Calgary)
Mairi Hand (Boise)
Mary Murry (North Vancouver)
Geoffrey Selling (Philadelphia)
Juliet Davoren
Bob McMurtry
Friday Night Juliet Davoren (chair); music by Barbara McGowan, Andy Imbrie, Deby Benton Grosjean, Micah Reinhold
Ball Chairman Ellen & Jonathan Lovell
Band Fiddlesticks and Ivory
Cost per person $320 two-to-a-room
$285 three-or-four-to-a-room
$430 (single)
$80 non-dancer discount



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