Presented by Choristers Guild & Beckenhorst Press

 

MARCH 13, 2021 (Online)

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE ACDA DIVERSITY IN MUSIC CONFERENCE


SPEAKERS

Anton Armstrong

Anton Armstrong

Conductor of St. Olaf Choir

Bio

CGA1626 Yesu Azali Awa

Brandon A. Boyd

Editor, Gentry Publications

Bio

Mark Burrows

Mark Burrows

Composer

Bio

Dan Forrest

Dan Forrest

Composer and Editor, Beckenhorst Press

Bio

Katie Houts

Katie Houts

Choral Leader and Sacred Choral Editor, Choristers Guild

Bio

Victor C. Johnson

Victor C. Johnson

Composer and School Choral Editor, Choristers Guild

Bio

Mark Miller

Mark Miller

Composer

Bio

Mark Patterson

Mark Patterson

Composer

Bio

 

 

 

 

Sandy Rosales

Sandy Rosales

Associate Director of Music, Trinity United Presbyterian Church

Bio

Andre J Thomas

André J. Thomas

Conductor, Composer, and Vice President, American Choral Directors Association

Bio

 

 

 

 

 

SCHEDULE

8:30 AM
Virtual Platform Open for Registrants

8:45 AM
Opening Remarks and Vision
Anton Armstrong and André J. Thomas

9:00-9:50 AM
Composing for Youth and Children
Mark Patterson         

10:00-10:50 AM
Composing with a Social Justice Mindset
Mark Miller

11:00-11:50 PM
Submitting 101: What You Need to Know
Victor C. Johnson

12:00-12:30 PM
Lunch Break

12:30-1:20 PM
Publisher’s Showcase
Brandon Boyd

1:30- 2:20 PM
The Self-Editing Process
Katie Houts

2:30-3:20 PM
Authenticity: Discovering Your True Voice
Mark Burrows

3:30-4:20 PM
Q&A: Composing for the Church and Concert Market
Dan Forrest

4:20 PM
Closing Remarks
Sandy Rosales

 

Choristers Guild and its partners are hosting this event as part of our commitment to:

  • Actively engage and support those creators who have historically been underrepresented in choral music publishing
  • Intentionally and consistently seek to realize diversity and inclusivity in our programming and outreach

 

This fully online workshop is open to all composers and scholarships will be available for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) attendees. To apply for a scholarship, please fill out this form, and email to royalty@choristersguild.org. Scholarship applications are due on February 28, 2021. We will utilize the conference platform Eventmobi to present this virtual event.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

 
If you have questions about this event, get in touch: email us at contact@choristersguild.org