SYNAPTIC CONFLUENCE space music retreat May 3-7 2004 Sky Lake Lodge, Rosendale NY There will be a retreat for electronic musicians at a secluded lodge in the Catskills of NY state. Anyone who is interested in sharing 4 days of space, ambient, electronic and experimental music is invited to participate. Musical activities will include individual performances, group improvisations, and collaborations. This is a great opportunity to develop creative ideas and broaden your musical community, while relaxing in a peaceful, natural setting. Non-musicians are also welcome. The registration fee of $320 will cover 4 nights lodging and 3 meals per day. Details are available here: http://spacemusic.us We are also planning a one day space music festival in Philadelphia, on the Sunday after the retreat (May 9). Priority for performances at the festival will be given to those traveling longer distances to the retreat, and collaborations formed there.