Conferences

You may click or tap on the links below to hear and (in most cases) see the presentations by our clinicians for the 2020 online ORACDA Summer Workshop.

9-10:15am – Headliner #1 Rollo Dilworth – Community Engagement
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A None
Audio file HERE

10:30-11:45 Breakout Session 1
Breakout #1 – Geoffrey Boers: “Creating a Unified Ensemble One Voice at a Time”
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

Breakout #2 – Ethan Chessin: Creative Choir Alternatives
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

Breakout #3 – Deb Burgess & Roberta Jackson: Teaching Music Literacy  (K-8 & Youth Choirs) as a Virtual and/or Distanced Language
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

Breakout #4 – Moorea Dickason: Music Technology
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

Noon-1pm – Lunch Break

1:00-2:15pm – Headliner #2 Tesfa Wondemagegnehu – Social Justice Choir Movement
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE
HERE is a link to which Tesfa called our attention.
HERE is a link to material Tesfa used during his presentation.

2:30-3:45 – Breakout Session 2
Breakout #1 – Carol Krueger: Interactive Music Literacy Games
Video file HERE (Carol’s Oregon session had technical issues, but a similar presentation was given recently for Iowa choral directors. You may be interested in viewing this at the link given.)

Breakout #2 – Jamie Hillman: Building Confidence in Young Singers
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

Breakout #3 – Danielle Warner: This Works
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE
In addition, here is a supplemental file furnished by Danielle you may find helpful: HERE

Breakout #4 – Ethan Sperry: Virtual Choral Rehearsal Techniques
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

4:00-5:00pm – Awards Ceremony (Bill Campbell) and Happy Hour
Video file HERE
Chat/Q&A HERE
Audio file HERE

Justice Choir Songbook HERE

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This link is to a page about the 2019 OR ACDA fall conference. The event is now past history, but you may find need for this page as a reference HERE.

We leave the links below online. They’re related to the 2018 OR ACDA conference:

Takeaways from Steve Peter’s session can be found  at this link.
Steve Peter-Takeaways from Skill Building FCW 18
Peter-Steve-Round-EPSON069

Steve Peter also supplied the following YouTube links for songs he used in his sessions on October 27:
One Bright and Sunny Morning – Rob Amchin
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RWivebnET_o&t=70s

Sesere eeye – initial movement/steps tutorial
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SATEqK2NK5Q&t=88s

Sesere eeye – performance demonstration
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9MpGNIa3BA

Pass the Beat Around the Room – Australian Instructional video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZbTpU4Qcmh4&t=110s

I Am Slowly Going Crazy – Original song (clapping sequence added as song progresses…single clap on one; double clap on two..etc.)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pygwaX2VNzQ&t=23s

Bring Me Little Water Sylvie – dozens of YouTube tutorials available
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIiYQN3pvt4

Take Me Coco, The Dopplers – clapping sequence begins at 2’40”, but the entire YouTube post is full of interesting rhythmic and stylistic features (7/4 opening’s my favorite)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XW-n2NScxeU