WACDA Conference Interest Session Handouts

Breaking Barriers: Performing Diverse & Accessible Music for All | Jeffrey Benson

Inclusive Vocal Pedagogy for the Choral Rehearsal | Olga Perez Flora, Désirée La Vertu, Lori Marie Rios

Compassion and Contemporary Music Performance | David Harris and Laurel Irene

Forgotten Gems: Exploring Works of the German Renaissance and Early Baroque | Angelica Dunsavage and Jeff Vanderlee

Beyond Programming: Creating a More Inclusive Choral Space | Corie Brown and Jeffrey Benson

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

Let All Children Sing!: Creating Community Connection through Youth Choirs | Erin Bailey and Leslie Walker

Building Beautiful Voices: Tools and Principles | Frank Eychaner and John Martin Petzet

Timely, Uplifting, and Super-Practical: Creating Realistic Arrangements for Your Church, Community, or School Choir | Nina Gilbert

Strong Body, Strong Mind, Strong Music | Jaclyn Johnson and Steven Hankle

Implementing a Multicultural Framework in Choral Classrooms | Jason Bowers

Empowered Leaders Empower Others: Committing to Vulnerable, Thoughtful, and Inclusive Leadership | Jennifer Hansen Heder and Colleen Chester

Beyond Palestrina: Keeping Early Music Relevant in a Diversifying Choir Room | Nicole Baker

Nisenan Cultural Music Project – A Concert & Conversation about the Histories of Nisenan’s from the Nevada City Rancheria | Daniel Paulson and Shelly Covert

Magic In The Middle | Roger Emerson

(Trans)itioning Voices: Inclusivity through Line Recombination | Stevie Hirner

A Life-Changing Tour: Planning a Choir Tour for Peace and Social Justice | Jennifer Tisi