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The Holistic Conductor: Artist, Teacher, Leader

This conducting symposium will be June 27-30, 2021.

Clinicians for 2021:

The symposium faculty brings a weatlh of conducting experience to their pedagogical approaches. Collectively, they have worked with voices of every age, in schools, universities, churches, and communities across four continents. Individually, they have conducted at major venues and conferences in the US and in the UK, as well as in South Africa and Taiwan.

Dr. Alicia W. Walker
Director of Choral Studies, University of South Carolina

Dr. Jabarie Glass
Associate Director of Choral Studies, University of South Carolina

Dr. James M. Meaders
Artistic Director, Vox Anima London

Proposed Schedule (subject to change):

Sunday, June 27

5:00 PM Limited Time Only Chamber Choir Concert
6:00 PM Welcome Dinner
7:30 PM Introduction & Opening Conducting Workshop
9:00 PM Dismiss

Monday-Wednesday, June 28-30                   

9:00 AM-Noon Choral Literature/Performance Practice Class
1:30-3:00  Applied Conducting Lessons or Reading sessions
3:30-5:30 Conducting Master Classes

 Wednesday, June 30

7:00 PM Conducting Recital

Registration (Available through June 1)

Conductor: $375
Auditor: $175
Online only: $75

Register Online

Late Registration, add $50 (through June 15)

Special Feature:

Choir in Residence: Limited Time Only Chamber Choir
Concert, Sunday, June 27
Limited Time Only is a chamber choir of music educators and singers from the MIdlands of South Carolina. The choir's diverse repertoire features early music and works by current composers. Their regular concert season includes performances in Columbia in the fall and spring semesters. LTO was invited to perform for South Carolina's ACDA conference, and the ensemble was the headliner for the Voices of Light Festival in Tainan, Taiwan, during their 2019 international tour.

We are pleased to have LTO in performance to open the symposium, and throughout the week as our conducting lab choir.



Symposium Repertoire:

Major work score study: Mendelssohn's Elijah; Jubilate Deo by Dan Forrest
Additional repertoire will include works by Finzi, Hagan, Byrd, Schütz, Kirchner, and more!

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.