Choral Conducting Symposium

July 9-13, 2018

Eugene Rogers, University of Michigan
Julie Skadsem, University of Michigan
Mark Stover, University of Michigan
René Clausen, Special Guest – American composer, and conductor of The Concordia Choir (sponsored in part by Hal Leonard)

This workshop is devoted to the enhancement of beautiful and communicative choral singing. Sessions on rehearsal techniques, Dalcroze, vocal technique, African and African-American music, social justice repertoire, score study and movement will take place during the Symposium. Students will conduct in class and be videotaped to aid in the evaluation of their work. Reading sessions of new repertoire will take place daily as well as practical opportunities for workshop participants. Dr. René Clausen will appear for one day as our composer in residence.

a Baton
Please purchase the following scores before arrival (all available through Musical Resources):
Te Deum for Empress Marie Therese
Joseph Haydn–Carus Verlag
Hob. XXIIIc:2
(full score)
(Concert Selections for Soloists and Choruses)
Leonard Bernstein/ed. Rao – Boosey & Hawkes, Inc
SATB Choral Score
(celebrating Bernstein’s Centenary)
Sure On This Shining Night – René Clausen  SATB/piano  Roger Dean Publishing
Mo Li Hua arr.  Hyo-Won Woo –Walton Music
Crucifixion  Adolphus Hailstork–Theodore Presser


Application deadline: June 1, 2018
All applicants must submit an online application and the non-refundable application fee.

Non-refundable Application Fee: $45
Workshop fee: $650
No refunds for cancellations after June 1, 2018