Kari has been leading singing classes and workshops for more than a decade. Kari draws on her vast experience as a Spanish and English teacher and her lifelong love for and experience with music to create a safe and encouraging environment for new and experienced singers alike. Just bring along your love for singing, and everything will fall into place in our safe and supportive circle of song.

April 27-29, 2018

Brand new offering:

The Hills Are Alive!

~~ a women’s workshop ~~

Theme: Songs with Great Harmonies  

A weekend of harmony singing at the scenic vacation home of Genevieve Fortuna in the mountains of North Georgia – hosted by Genevieve and fully catered by Stephanie Wolf.

Friday – Sunday  All Meals included $265

Genevieve’s contact info: injoyparenting@hotmail.com











July 6-8, 2018:

Mountain Mama Madness


“Country Harmonies”

(SOLD OUT – but contact Kathy Scott cbscott59@gmail.com for waiting list info)

July 21-28, 2018:


Harmony of Song and Dance Week

September 1, 2018

Songs from the Piedmont

~ a singing workshop for ALL ~

Saturday September 1, 2018 10am-6pm

Hosted by Catherine Shreve, Led by Kari Sickenberger, delicious lunch included

Join us for a day of singing songs from the Piedmont – IN the Piedmont. This culturally diverse region of NC has produced an array of traditional music, from Blues to Bluegrass, and much in between. We will explore some of these styles and sing some great songs from our very own stomping grounds (Kari resides in Asheville but is originally from Greensboro).

Harmonies will be developed. Voices will be honed. Good food will be eaten.

Friends will be found.

Lunch, compilation CD and lyric sheet packet included

10:00 – 12:30  Workshop

12:30 – 1:30  Lunch

1:30 – 3:30  Workshop

3:30 – 5:00  Free time (practice time)

5:00 – 6:00  Concert

Cost: $85

To register contact Durham host Catherine Shreve: CatherinewithC@gmail.com

September 28-30, 2018:

Apples in the Fall

Carter Family & Traditional songs in Floyd, VA

ALL meals by Stephanie Wolf are included $270

Host: Stephanie Wolf  333stephaniewolf@gmail.com

October 19-21, 2018:

LEAF Festival

in Black Mountain NC

February 15-17, 2019

Mountains 2C presents: More Love

A singing weekend at Folly Beach, SC (google: 510 West Ashley) hosted by Leigh Pettus and Catered by Stephanie Wolf.

Join us for a weekend of singing more songs of love, and songs of more love, in a big, beautiful, Deltec beach home just across the street from the Ocean. No voice training or experience necessary to participate in this circle of song – just a desire to sing and share with kindred spirits and loving hearts. We will learn new songs, work on harmonies (if you’d like to) eat good food, and meet new friends.

We’d love to have you!



Come! – any time after noon. You are on your own for dinner.

Evening workshop from 8 – 10pm


Breakfast provided

Morning workshop 10-12:30

Catered lunch

Afternoon workshop 2:30 – 5

Sunset 5:30

Catered dinner

Concert (workshop participants only) at 8:30pm


Breakfast provided

Gospel/Group singing 10-12 noon


Cost: $270 per person includes shared room lodging with linens (2-3 people per room,) 2 breakfasts, catered lunch and dinner Saturday, all workshops with lyric sheets, compilation CD including the songs we learn, and new friends.

To Save Your Spot:

Send non-refundable $50 check to Leigh Pettus 143 Avondale Ridge Road AVL, NC 28803. Non-refundable but yes-transferrable balance of $220 due by January 2.

Space is limited, and we expect to fill up quickly (maximum 12.)

Include with your deposit the following information:

1.Your name and address 2.Your email address 3.Your cell phone number 4.Your food restrictions/roommate preferences, if any

contacts: Leigh pettus57@gmail.com and Kari rosasmom@gmail.com