Diversity in Composing Workshop 2021


March 13, 2021


Saturday, March 13, 2021

Diversity in Composing Workshop: Next Level Lessons for Composers in Navigating Choral Music Publishing. (Online Event)

Choristers Guild and its partners are hosting this event as part of our commitment to:
1. Actively engage and support those creators who have historically been underrepresented in choral music publishing
2. 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. 

Clinicians include:

  • Anton Armstrong
  • Mark Patterson
  • Mark Miller
  • Victor Johnson
  • Brandon Boyd
  • Katie Houts
  • Mark Burrows
  • Dan Forrest

Registration will be open through March 12th, 2021. 

General Registration - $75.00

Student Registration - $25.00

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out this form, and email to (royalty@choristersguild.org). Scholarship applications are due on February 28, 2021. 

Here is what you can look forward to:

8:30 AM                      Virtual Platform Open for Registrants

8:45 AM                      Opening Remarks and Vision - Anton Armstrong

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 Johnson

12:00-12:30 PM           Lunch Break

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

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

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

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

4:20 PM                        Closing Remarks - Sandy Rosales

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