Collegiate Choral Music during the Coronavirus Pandemic

The National Collegiate Choral Organization is holding a Webinar Series on “Collegiate Choral Music during the Coronavirus Pandemic” from March 24 through April 2 (and possibly beyond). Each event features members of the NCCO National Board; all events are free and open to the public.

Webinar #1: Tuesday, March 24, 3 p.m.: Running Choir “Online:” Strategies for adapting our choral curriculum to remote instruction

Different perspectives of leading an ensemble in the virtual learning environment, from why—our “learning outcomes”—to how—different options of technology, products, and processes. Panel: Jill Burgett, University of Northern Colorado; Stephen Caldwell, University of Arkansas; Amanda Quist, University of Miami; Brandon Williams, Rutgers University; Marie Bucoy-Calavan, moderator, University of Akron.

Webinar #2—Friday, March 27, 5 p.m.: “Togetherness” Is Not a Course Objective: Developing choral culture online, not just choral courses. Panel: Marie Bucoy, University of Akron; Katherine FitzGibbon, Lewis & Clark College; Elise Hepworth, Missouri Western State University; Michael McGaghie, Macalester College; Miguel Ángel Felipe, moderator, University of Arizona.

Webinar #3—Monday March 30, 12:00 p.m.: Remote Lessons and Gesture: Ideas for teaching conducting students virtually. Panel: Caron Daley, Duquesne University; Jeffrey Douma, Yale School of Music; Deanna Joseph, Georgia State University; William Powell Auburn University; Matthew Ferrell, moderator, St. Cloud State Univesity.

Webinar #4—Thursday, April 2, 4:00 p.m.: Now What!? Job searches, tenure & promotion, and other considerations in the Corona age. Panel: Rollo Dilworth, Temple University; Kellori Dower, Santa Ana College; Mariana Farah, University of Kansas; Michael Hanawalt, Florida State University; Elizabeth Swanson, moderator, University of Colorado–Boulder.

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Effective date: 
Monday, March 23, 2020 to Friday, April 3, 2020