In 2020, I am delighted to present Dr. David Frego, Director of the Penn State School of Music and internationally-recognized Dalcroze teacher and scholar, as our guest clinician! David will lead an introductory session on Dalcroze Eurhythmics and a session on music literacy through movement. Also, we partner with Dr. Greg Marchetti, Physical Therapist, for a special session on injury prevention for the conductor. I will lead a session on optimizing the choir’s sound and a conducting masterclass with the DU Pappert Chorale!
Here is the full schedule:
8:30–9:00 - Registration and Coffee
9:00–10:00 - Optimizing the Choir: Vocal Resonance and Singer Formation (Daley)
10:15–11:00 - Conductor Health: Essential Body Alignment Exercises and Stretches for the Conductor (Daley and Marchetti)
11:00–12:00 - Your Body-the First Instrument: Introduction to Dalcroze Eurhythmics (Frego)
12:00–1:00 - Lunch (included in registration)
1:00–2:00 - Music Literacy through Movement: Using Dalcroze Solfege in Choral Repertoire (Frego)
2:15–4:30 - Conducting master class with the DU Pappert Chorale (Daley)
Registration is OPEN NOW: https://form.jotform.com/72895573769176
$50 before December 1! After December 1, registration jumps to $60! Act 48 credits will be available!
Event details are here: www.duq.edu/choralkaleidoscope
Join us for a “winter refresher” on conducting gesture, vocal pedagogy, and the body as instrument! Conductors of all levels/contexts welcome!