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Choral Conducting Symposium

Key Information

June 20-24, 2016

Application Deadline: June 1, 2016


Jerry Blackstone, University of Michigan

Julie Skadsem, University of Michigan

Daniel Bara, University of Georgia


This workshop is devoted to the enhancement of beautiful and communicative choral singing. Sessions on rehearsal techniques, Dalcroze, male and female voice techniques, African music, compelling performances, voice placement, 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.


Conducting Master Classes

Score Study Sessions

Reading Sessions


Monday-Friday 9:30 AM- 7:30 PM

2016 Schedule Forthcoming

2015 Schedule



Purchase and prepared prior to arrival:

  • TBD

Scores may be purchased at Musical Resources 800 377-0234

Please bring:

  • DVD-R (for recording sessions)
  • Baton

Provided in the Reading Packet at registration:

  • TBD

Application Procedure

Application deadline: June 1, 2016

All applicants must submit an online application and complete the $30 non-refundable application fee.


No audition required

Tuition / Fees


  • Non-refundable Application Fee - $30
  • Workshop fee: $500
  • No refunds for cancellations after June 1, 2016

Admission Notification

All applicants are accepted upon completion of an online application and $30 non-refundable application fee. All applicants will receive an email notification confirming their admission.


For more information about this workshop or any of the School of Music, Theatre & Dance Summer Workshops, please contact the office of Youth & Adult Programs:


Phone: (734) 936-2660     



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