North American Alphorn Retreat



Salzburger Echo is proud to host the Tenth Annual North American Alphorn Retreat!
August 9th-12th, at Solitude Mountain Resort

For our tenth annual North American Alphorn Retreat, returning Alphorn master and maker William Hopson is joined by world renowned alphorn player Arkady Shilkloper.  Brian Priebe, Laura Nelson and Tony Brazelton will round out our group of instructors. This year promises to deliver another truly memorable event! Please click here or the sidebar link to register.



Wednesday through Friday, we will rehearse as a group. Saturday Morning, we will have one last group rehearsal. Saturdayday Afternoon, we will be performing as part of  Alphorn Fest 2017.

The Retreat costs $695.00 USD. This covers all of the group lessons, as well as two meals per day during the retreat.

There is an additional $80.00 USD fee if you rent a horn for the duration of the retreat. 

Private lessons are available from our instructors. (these are booked with the individual instructors, and will take place outside of the group rehearsals)


Solitude is offering a discounted lodging rates for participants of the North American Alphorn Retreat. Lodging is available at Solitudes condos.  For more information  and to book a room for the retreat, contact Solitude at

The Inn at Solitude will be open Tuesday afternoon through Saturday morning. Due to a previously booked event, The Inn is fully booked Saturday night. Anyone who books a room at the Inn will have to check out Saturday morning before the final concert of the North American Alphorn Retreat. For more information about The Inn, an to book, contact  

Hosted by Salzburger Echo at Solitude Mountain Resort,
Solitude, UT USA