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2010 Summer Convention & Symposium

2010 CONVENTION DATES ARE JULY 25-29 2010, Hosted by Mary Kay Knapp and Jill Anderson, convention10@iowachoral.org

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2010 CONVENTION SCHEDULE

SUNDAY, JULY 25th
1:00 – 7:00 p.m.            Registration – NIACC Residence Hall
1:00 – 3:00 p.m.            ICDA Executive Board Meeting
3:30 p.m.                        Ron Phillips/Mike Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament           

MONDAY, JULY 26th
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.             BREAKFAST
8:30 a.m.                        Welcome and Opening Activities
9:15 a.m.                        Keynote Address: "Coming Together to Serve" - Edie Copley
10:00 a.m.                      Ken Fulton   Major Works for all Levels – part 1
11:00 a.m.                      Reading / Interest Sessions:
                                         Treble Clef Reading Session            Jill Wilson
                                         Mentoring Session                              Jackie Burk
                                         IAAE                                                        Diane Franken
                                         “Music Matters for Music’s Sake”      Mary Kay Geston

12:00 p.m.                      LUNCH Visit the Exhibits

1:00 p.m.                        IHSMA Judging Session (2 hr session)  Alan Greiner
1:30 p.m.                        Reading/ Interest Sessions:
                                         Major Works for all Levels – part 2    Ken Fulton            
                                         Show Choir Reading Session                Sarah Van Waardhuizen
                                         Elementary Panel                                        Jenn Walker, presider
                                         “We Need You!!...”Everyone’s the Expert!”
2:30 p.m.                        Visit the Exhibits
3:00 p.m.                        District Meetings
                                         Central                       
                                         East Central                       
                                         North Central                       
                                         Northeast                       
                                         Northwest                       
                                         South Central           
                                         Southeast                       
                                         Southwest
4:00 p.m.                        Visit the Exhibits
4:30 p.m.                        Reading/ Interest Sessions:
                                         Church Reading Session                      Bruce Perry
                                         Vocal Health                                             Joy Hesse
                                         Music Technology                                    Chris Johnson
                                               
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.            DINNER

7:00 p.m.                        CONCERT Iowa All State Jazz Choir Concert
                                         Rosana Eckert, Conductor
                                         Ly Tartell “In Concert”
9:15 p.m.                        SOCIAL EVENT NIACC Atrium/Café

TUESDAY, JULY 27th
7:15 – 8:15 a.m.            BREAKFAST
8:30 a.m.                        Vocal Warm-Ups – Jason Rausch
8:45 a.m.                        Reading / Interest Sessions:
                                         Jerry Estes            “Distinctive Literature for High School Choirs”
                                         Joy Hesse            Individual Endosopes of Vocal Folds
                                                                                    (sign-up on Monday)
                                         “What makes a successful Middle School Program?”
                                         Middle School Panel - Brent Peterson, presider
9:45 a.m.                        Visit the Exhibits
10:00 a.m.                      Reading / Interest Sessions:
                                         SATB             Reading Session                 Greg Grove
                                         Pop / Broadway Mic Techniques               Ly Tartell
                                         “What to do after Vocal Surgery” Joleen Woods & Millie Youngquist
11:00 a.m.                       René Clausen
                                         “Rehearsal Technique: A Blueprint for Creativity”

12:00 p.m.                        LUNCH  Visit the Exhibits

1:30 p.m.                        Angela Broeker “Vocal Play to Start Each Day”
2:30 p.m.                        Interest Sessions:
                                         Conducting                                                    Edie Copley           
                                         Sound Systems!                                           Anthony Clark
                                         “Beyond the Canvas”                                   Jerry Estes
                                         (For both Middle School and Elementary)
3:30 p.m.                        Reading / Interest Sessions:
                                         Elementary Choral                                         Angela Broeker
                                         “Accessible Pieces for the Elementary Choir”
                                         Sound Systems!” (repeat session)            Anthony Clark
                                         “What makes a successful High School Program?” High School Panel
4:30 p.m.                        Reading/ Interest Sessions:
                                         “Singable Solutions for Middle School Choirs”    Jerry Estes
                                         “Pop Singing for a Choral Ensemble”                    Ly Tartell
                                         Bass Clef Reading Session                                    Ryan Person

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.            DINNER

7:00 p.m.                        2010 ICDA/ICF and ICDA Commissioned Composition
                                         Performance, First Congregational Church 100 First St. NE
7:30 p.m.                        CONCERT
                                         Midwest Chorale                           Brad Barrett, Conductor
                                         First Congregational Church, 100 First St. NE
9:15 p.m.                        SOCIAL EVENT – Ice Cream Social - Music Man Square
                                         ”Worst Solo & Ensemble Contest Ever!”

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28th
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.            BREAKFAST
9:00 a.m.                        Worship Event First United Methodist Church
                                         René Clausen
10:45 a.m.                      Brunch & ICDA Board Meeting
                                         NIACC Atrium
Noon                               Meet “The Little Singers of Tokyo” and their Directors
                                         Hisae and Saeko Hasegawa
1:15 p.m.                        Edie Copley
                                         Rehearsal Techniques with the Linn-Mar High School
                                         Chamber Choir
2:15 p.m.                         Eric Whitacre - Question & Answer           

3:30 p.m.                        Reading/Interest Sessions:
                                         College/Advanced SATB                        Aimee Beckman-Collier
                                         Solo/Ensemble Contest Music      Dennis Hendrickson
                                         Vocal Jazz Choir                                    Jacqueline Scanes
4:30 p.m.                        Eric Whitacre Open Rehearsal

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.            DINNER

7:00 p.m.                        CONCERT: Retired Choir Performance
7:30 p.m.                        CONCERT
                                         “The Little Singers of Tokyo”           
                                         Saeko & Hisae Hasagawa, Conductors
9:30 p.m.                        Convention Party
                                         Knights of Columbus Hall , 551 South Taft Avenue

THURSDAY, JULY 29th
7:30 – 8:30 a.m.            BREAKFAST
8:45 a.m.                        Vocal Warm-ups – Peter Grau
9:00 a.m.                       “Choral Charisma”                           Tom Carter
10:00 a.m.                      Reading/Interest Sessions:
                                         “Creating a Culture of Cooperation and Commitment”          Craig Arnold
                                         Iowa Core Curriculum                        Martha Kroese
                                         “In the Middle with You”                        Sandy Chapman
11:00 a.m.                      “Choral Charisma” - Session #2            Tom Carter

12:00 p.m.                      LUNCH

1:00 p.m.                        Eric Whitacre Concert
2:00 p.m.                        Opus Reading Session - Auditorium
                                         Multicultural Reading Session            Zack Durlam  
3:15 p.m.                        All State Reading SessionAuditorium

*** Chorus rehearsal schedules below:    

Church Choir Rehearsal Schedule with René Clausen

First United Methodist Church (641) 423-4905
119 South Georgia Avenue , Mason City, IA 50401-3989                                               

MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
4:00-5:30 p.m.            NIACC Choir Room
TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
4:30-6:00 p.m.            First United Methodist Church
WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.– 9:00 a.m. rehearsal
            9:00 a.m. Worship Event

Sectional Rehearsals for Whitacre Choir

SUNDAY, JULY 25, 2010
7:00-8:30 p.m. – choir room and band room
MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
12:30-1:30 p.m. – choir room and band room
TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
12:30-1:30 p.m. – choir room and band room

Rehearsal Schedule With Eric Whitacre

WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
12:00-1:15 p.m.          First rehearsal of Whitacre Choir in the NIACC Choir Room
                                              (closed rehearsal)
2:15-3:15 p.m.            Eric Whitacre presentation/Q&A
4:30-5:30 p.m.            Open rehearsal with ICDA membership in the NIACC Auditorium
 
 THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010  (closed rehearsals)
10:00-11:00 a.m.        Rehearsal of Whitacre Choir in the NIACC Choir Room
11:00-12:00 p.m.        Rehearsal/Sound Check of Whitacre Choir in the NIACC Auditorium
1:00-1:45 p.m.            Concert

2010 Pre-CONVENTION PAGES FROM SOUNDING BOARD
2010 Post-CONVENTION PAGES FROM SOUNDING BOARD
2010 CONVENTION PROGRAM
Hosted by Mary Kay Knapp and Jill Anderson, convention10@iowachoral.org
SCHEDULE CLICK HERE for complete pdf file of schedule to print

2009 Pre-CONVENTION PAGES FROM SOUNDING BOARD
2009 Post-CONVENTION PAGES FROM SOUNDING BOARD
2009 CONVENTION PROGRAM
Hosted by Jason Rausch, convention09@iowachoral.org
SCHEDULE
CLICK HERE for complete pdf file of schedule to print

2008 Pre-CONVENTION PAGES FROM SOUNDING BOARD
2008 Post-CONVENTION PAGES FROM SOUNDING BOARD
Hosted by Brad Barrett, convention08@iowachoral.org
SCHEDULE
CLICK HERE for complete pdf file of schedule to print

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