Boston 2022: Interest Sessions Announced

Photo Credit: Robbie Shade
Photo Credit: Robbie Shade

We are so excited that these colleagues will be presenting interest sessions at our conference on a variety of subjects, ideas, repertoire, methods, and music-making. You’re not going to want to miss these!
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION WILL OPEN OCTOBER 7TH–GET READY! Between our auditioned choirs,honor choirsall conference-participants directors’ choruses, and these interest sessions, you have to be there!

Interest Sessions

A Brief Introduction of Choral Literature in Eastern Asian Cultures
Pingyi Song, presenter

African American Spirituals and the Social Justice Curriculum
Rollo Dilworth, presenter

Approaching New Arab Choral Repertoire
Shireen Abu-Khader & William Culverhouse, presenters

Come Sunday
Arreon A. Harley-Emerson, presenter

COUNT!! Helping our Singers Understand Rhythm
William Cutter, presenter

Dalcroze Eurhythmics for the Choral Conductor
David Frego, presenter

Everyone’s Song: Gender-Inclusivity in the Choir Room
Dustin S. Cates & Ben Herstig, presenters

Identity and Inclusion in Choral Spaces: Pathways to Lasting Change (Three Sessions)
I. Voices of Change: Impacting the Communities We Serve
Michael Bussewitz-Quarm, Rollo Dilworth, Joshua R. Jacobson, Thomas Lloyd,
Wendy Moy, Diana V. Sáez, presenters
J. Donald Dumpson & Julia Zavadsky, moderators
II. Identity, Inclusion, and Excellence in the ACDA
Penelope Cruz, David Fryling, Arreon A. Harley-Emerson, & Wendy Moy
III. Creating Choral Community: Coming Together in Song
J. Donald Dumpson, Michael Bussewitz-Quarm, Rollo Dilworth, Joshua Jacobson,
Thomas Lloyd, Wendy Moy, Diana Saez, & Julia Zavadsky

Is Your Voice Sacred, Spiritual, or Cultural?
Shireen Abu-Khader & Nahla Mattar, presenters

Margaret Hillis–Unlocking Her Approach from Score Study to Rehearsal Planning
Cheryl Frazes Hill, presenter

Philosophy and Praxis: A More Inclusive Pedagogy Through Repertoire Selection
Jabarie Glass & Shohei Kobayashi, presenters

The Power of Story in Song: Feeding the Choir’s Soul
Dean Luethi, presenter

“Resonate” in Rehearsal: Revisiting the Harmony that Distinguishes Choral Music
Bryan E. Nichols, presenter

Songs from the African Diaspora: Choral Arrangements from Latin America
Diana V. Sáez, presenter

Trauma-Informed Choral Music Education
Rebecca DeWan & Tammy Carusone, presenters