Conferences

Dates for your calendar!

June 24/25, 2018
ORACDA Summer Workshop with Dr. Betsy Weber, Director of Choral Studies, The University of Houston, Director, Houston Symphony Chorus
Marylhurst University, 17600 Pacific Highway, Marylhurst, OR 97036
REGISTER HERE

Here’s the schedule:

Sunday, June 24
12:30 pm  – Registration
1:00 pm – Ten Commandments of Good Choral Rehearsals: When Research and Common Sense Converge (Betsy Cook Weber)
2:40 pm – Reading Session – SA and TB Voicing
3:30 pm – Vocal Jazz Pedagogy, Kathleen Hollingsworth
4:30 pm – 33 Opinionated Ideas About Repertoire Selection (Betsy Cook Weber)
6:00 pm – Dinner (Provided)
7:00 pm – Conducting Master Class (Featuring the Marylhurst University Chamber Choir)
9:00 pm – Social Hour (TBA)

Monday, June 25
8:30 am – Registration
9:00 am – Group Conducting Class (Betsy Cook Weber)
10:40 am – Reading Session – SATB Voicing
11:30 am – Lunch (Provided)
12:30 pm – State Choir Contest Philosophy Discussion (David Brown, Moderator)
1:45 pm – Building Ownership; It’s Time to Give Up CONTROL! (Betsy Cook Weber)
3:30 pm – Reading Session – Elementary and Middle Levels
4:30 pm – Awards, Door Prizes, Wrap-Up