Schedule


Date:Schedule:
August 3rd, 20197:00 PM: Registration opens
8:00 PM: Out of the Box Chamber Voice concert
9:30 PM: Concert reception at Mayflower
August 4th, 20198:00 AM: Rehearsal for Sunday Service
11:00 AM: Sunday Service at FCCLA
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:30 PM: Opening meeting
3:00 PM — 6:00 PM: Rehearsal
6:15 PM — 7:15 PM: Organ lecture with Abe Ross
August 5th, 2019 /
Extended Techniques Focus
9:00 AM: Arrive (Coffee, snacks, etc.)
9:30 AM — 12:00 PM: First session
9:30 AM — 10:00 AM: Group time
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM: Parallel sessions
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM: Second session
3:00 PM: Break / Personal rehearsal
6:00 PM — 9:00 PM: Rehearsal
August 6th, 2019 /
Resonant Strategy
Focus
9:00 AM: Arrive (Coffee, snacks, etc.)
9:30 AM — 12:00 PM: Third session
9:30 AM — 10:00 AM: Group time
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM: Parallel sessions
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM: Fourth session
3:00 PM: Break / Personal rehearsal
5:30 PM: Organ lecture with Abe Ross
6:30 PM — 10:00 PM: Rehearsal
August 7th, 2019 /
Meaning & Storytelling
Focus
9:00 AM: Arrive (Coffee, snacks, etc.)
9:30 AM — 12:00 PM: Fifth session
9:30 AM — 10:00 AM: Group time
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM: Parallel sessions
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM: Sixth session
2:00 PM — 5:00 PM: Rehearsal
5:00 PM: Break
8:00 PM: Cutting Edge Vocal Ensemble concert featuring C3LA, HEX & Laude
August 8th, 20199:00 AM: Arrive (Coffee, snacks, etc.)
9:30 AM — 12:00 PM: Seventh session
9:30 AM — 10:00 AM: Group time
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM: Parallel sessions
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM: Rehearsal
4:00 PM: Break / Personal rehearsal
6:30 PM — 9:30 PM: Great Works on the Great Organ concert
9:30 PM: Concert reception
August 9th, 20199:00 AM: Arrive (Coffee, snacks, etc.)
9:30 AM — 12:00 PM: Eighth session
9:30 AM — 10:00 AM: Group time
10:00 AM — 12:00 PM: Conjoined session
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM — 4:00 PM: Dress rehearsal in Shatto Chapel for Exploratorio

August 10th, 20196:00 PM: Call for concert
8:00 PM: Exploratorio concert
August 11th, 20199:30 AM: Call for Sunday Service performance
11:00 AM: Sunday Service at FCCLA

Topics at a Glance

  • How to use new voice technology for vocal study and composition
  • Exploring practical vocal anatomy and how to feel curious and empowered with biology
  • How to use acoustics to make your voice soar including in-depth exploration of harmonics/overtones, formants, inertance, and psychoacoustics
  • Contemporary learning theory based in neuroscience
  • Aural differentiation as a tool for quickly advancing vocal goals and for composition
  • New tools for your voice including: overtone singing, throat singing, yodeling, ingressive vocalizations, range, and other vocal textures
  • Writing for new and extended vocal timbres and textures, and learning to communicate your composition goals to vocalists
  • Singing and speaking in different styles
  • Creative collaboration
  • In-depth story telling
  • Creating multi-movement works
  • The business of voice and composition
  • Ensemble creation and improvisation
  • Applying voice science individually and within an ensemble
  • How to take it all home with you