› ACCET Choral Conductor Summer School January 17-20, 2022Location: Methodist Ladies’ College, 207 Barkers Rd 3101 , Kew - Open in Google Maps -
Australian Choral Conductors Education and Training (ACCET) will hold a significant professional development experience for primary and secondary teachers in January, in readiness for the new school year. Leaders include David Squire (NZ) secondary teacher and conductor of the New Zealand Youth Choir as well as of secondary school choirs; Dr Debra Shearer-Dirie (Brisbane) past conductor of the Queensland Young Conservatorium Choir and currently conductor of the Brisbane Concert Choir, Fusion Vocal Ensemble and Vintage Voices; Dr Robert Graham (Perth) who will lead daily warm-ups; David Rogers-Smith whose session will cover contemporary pop and musicals choral arrangements.
Daily conducting classes will focus at three levels for those beginning, who need basic skills; for those of intermediate skills who wish to advance their skills; and for advanced conductors who wish to refine their conducting.
There will be repertoire reading of the free music in the participant package, introduction to new works, and retailers on hand for ordering for the school year.
The venue will be Methodist Ladies' College, Kew. Application: www.choralcondutors.org.au