Tuning @ Tahoe

Tuning @ Tahoe

Registration will open in January 2019!

July 28 – August 2, 2019

As part of Zephyr Point’s dedication to provide professional training programs within various fields of ministry, Tuning @ Tahoe is a conference for traditional church choral professionals from all denominations and church sizes. Through seminars, classes and workshops we focus on conducting skills, vocal pedagogy, worship design, rehearsal techniques and 10 reading sessions featuring more than 20 publishers. Sponsoring publishers include ECS, Oxford, Hal Leonard, Hope, Beckenhorst, Hinshaw, Fred Bock, Gentry, Kjos, Pavane, Augsburg, Morningstar and more! You will be spiritually and musically rejuvenated while selecting music to cover the entirety of next year!

2019 Flyer and Schedule to come

Special Announcement

Zephyr Point is proud to announce that Tuning @ Tahoe is now an affiliate conference of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians (PAM). As a benefit of this new relationship, members of PAM will receive a 5% discount on the registration fee for Tuning @ Tahoe. When you register, simply call the Zephyr Point program coordinator (775-588-6759 x 107) to let us know you are a member so we can confirm your active membership and grant a discount. Not a member? Visit http://www.presbymusic.org for information about the Presbyterian Association of Musicians and join today!

We are looking forward to the impact this new partnership will have in continuing an excellent conference impacting music and people across the nations.

Reading sessions supported by J.W. Pepper, 6735 Sierra Ct. Suite E, Dublin, CA 94568, Phone: (925) 828-4227

Dean and Conductor: Allan Petker

Allan is a composer and arranger with over 250 published works in numerous catalogs.He also conducts the Santa Clarita Master Chorale (Los Angeles area), and Consort Chorale (San Francisco Bay area). He serves as Vice President of Publications for the Fred Bock Music Companies and is President of Pavane Publishing


Worship Pastor: Rev. Dr. Clayton Cobb

Clayton was a pastor in the PC (USA) for 33 years, the last 17 years, he served as pastor and Head of Staff for St. Peter’s by the Sea Presbyterian Church, in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.  In 2011 he began work with the Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church as a Regional Church Consultant serving churches in Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Southern California and Hawaii.

He holds a bachelor’s from the University of California, Los Angeles; Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary; and Doctor of Ministry from San Francisco Theological Seminary.

He is married to Jeannie, who currently is serving as Director of Music at St Francis Episcopal Church in Palos Verdes Estates, CA.  Together they have four grown children and four grandchildren.

Accompanist: Charlene Noland

Charlene is a Colorado Springs native, currently serves as organist at Faith Presbyterian Church, is an accompanist for the choral and voice departments at Pikes Peak Community College, accompanies the community chorus Soli Deo Gloria and sings and plays with Abendmusik.

She also is a presenter for KCME’s “Classics for Kids – Road Show,” a program that takes classical music into elementary classrooms. In Sacramento, California, she was music director at Christ Community Church and taught voice from 1989 -2007. She is a proud alumna of University of Northern Colorado.


2019 Room and Board Rates

Room Style Rate
Double Occupancy $655
Single Occupancy $890
Commuter $490
Non-Participant/Spouse Rate $435

  • Includes Sunday dinner through Friday breakfast
  • Non-refundable/non-transferable deposit due with registration: $100 per adult
  • Registration and Balance due 14 days before event start date