• Single w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $2,221.00
  • Single w/ensuite – CAD $2,089.00
  • Single w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,801.00
  • Couple w/ensuite Oceanfront – CAD $3,498.00
  • Couple w/ensuite – CAD $3,238.00
  • Couple w/shared bathroom – CAD $2,970.00
  • Twin w/ensuite oceanfront – CAD $1,749.00
  • Twin w/ensuite – CAD $1,629.00
  • Twin w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,485.00
  • Three-share w/shared bathroom – CAD $1,349.00
  • Women Dorm – CAD $1,185.00
  • Male Dorm – CAD $1,185.00
  • Mixed Dorm – CAD $1,185.00
  • Tent Site Single – CAD $1,119.00
  • Tent Site Couple – CAD $2,110.00
  • Commuter – CAD $1,057.00

Date & Time Details:
Starts with dinner on July 13
Ends with lunch on July 17

Sample program schedule

Location: Cortes Island

Tuition: $625 CAD

Campus Rates: Campus rates include accommodations, meals, Hollyhock activities, use of hot tubs and campus facilities (does not include tuition). Click here for details.

Scholarships: We believe that everyone should have equitable access to Hollyhock program experiences, and that our diverse community should be reflected in all that we do. We are committed to identifying and removing barriers to access through our scholarship program. While we strive to be accessible and inclusive to all, a limited number of scholarships are available ranging from 25%-90% of costs.

We encourage applicants from those whose identities intersect with, but are not limited to: Black, Indigenous, People of Colour, 2SLGBTQIA+, people with disabilities, newcomers, youth, and elders.

Please apply for a scholarship within your program registration form. We ask for a 5% refundable deposit to apply. Please contact us directly if you are unable to pay this deposit.

Health & Safety: Learn more about our Covid-19 policies and procedures here.

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Singing in the Vocal River

With Rhiannon

July 13 - 17, 2022

Program is fully booked

Hear your own song and learn new ones as you find your place in the world of music and invention. Co-create vocal magic in a safe, dynamic circle of singers, delving into the possibilities of spontaneous composition and the language of storytelling. Working alone, in pairs, and in ensemble, meld intuition and invention with skill and heart while strengthening your skills in melody, harmony, rhythm, vocal tone, texture, and technique. Find your unique and personal sound as you listen for songlines on the beautiful island of Cortes, and sing your way back to your authentic voice.

Rhiannon’s lifetime expertise lies with the connection between body and voice, teaching the invention of melody, harmony, rhythm, language, and story while guiding the singer towards the heart and soul of improvisation.

This program is for strong singers with solid, inventive skills in rhythm and pitch, and are comfortable singing in a group setting. Together, we stretch our intuitive courage, tell our stories, then take our voices wherever we have always wanted to go.

“Rhiannon’s mastery as a vocalist, performer and teacher of vocal improvisation is obvious and precious. Yet her biggest gift goes beyond music. It is the sheer distance and depth of exploration she has lived to become so fully and irreplaceably herself, arousing the courage and inspiration in those around her to undertake their own version of the same journey.” – David Hatfield, Leadership Consultant and Educational Facilitator


A detailed schedule will be available 1-2 weeks in advance of the program. View sample schedule here.

Terms & Conditions

You may find our terms & conditions here.

Health & Safety

Learn more about Hollyhock’s current health and safety policies here.

Listen to this intimate performance with Rhiannon, Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5: 


Rhiannon is a vocal artist with a vision of music as a vehicle for innovation, healing, transformation, and social change. From her stellar collaborations with the all-women’s jazz ensemble Alive! to a cappella ensemble SoVoSo’ to Bobby McFerrin and Voicestra, Rhiannon has paved a unique path as an independent artist. In recent years she has continued to refine her improvisation work by performing in the a cappella trio WeBe3 with Joey Blake and David Worm, both 35-year members of Voicestra and most recently with Bobby McFerrin and Gimme5. Rhiannon has worked with renowned instrumentalists Abraham Laboriel, Alex Acuna, Otmaro Ruiz and Jetro…
Learn more about Rhiannon