Past Conferences *2013*

We welcome our neighbor, Canadian composer Donald Patriquin to this year’s Fall Gathering!

He’ll share with us thoughts about world music for our various types of choruses, as well a sampling of his own music for different ensembles — school, community, college.

With lunch provided for all as part of the registration fee, and closing the day with a reading session of different styles of new choral literature, we hope you’ll join us!

Date & Location:
Saturday, October 26, 2013

McCarthy Arts Center, St. Michael’s College (enter via the “south” entrance to campus, closest to the I-89 ramps)
Parking is available in the Faculty/Staff lot next to the Arts Center (no restrictions on weekends)
Campus map provides information.

Registration / Fees:
In advance: $40$15 (high school/college students)
At the door: $50$20 (students)
Even if you’re paying at the door, please register in advance to help our planning!
Please Click here for the registration form.

Schedule (as of Aug. 20, subject to slight variation):
9:45 – 10:15  Check-in & Registration & Refreshments in the Arts Center lobby
10:15 – 10:30  Welcome, introductions, group sing with Donald Patriquin
10:30 – 10:45  Special Program
10:45 – noon  Session 1: World and International Music for our choirs, with Donald Patriquin
noon – 1:00    Lunch (on campus)
1:00 – 2:15      Session 2: Learning about & singing several of Donald Patriquin’s compositions
2:15 – 2:30     Break
2:30 – 3:45     Reading sessions (Middle School/Jr. High; SATB <community/HS/College>; Church/Worship)
3:45 – 4:15     Group Sing with Donald Patriquin and wrap-up

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