2020-2021 Events

Special Events

SHARED PERSPECTIVES

LIVE TALKS FEATURING GUEST CONDUCTORS, COMPOSERS, AND VOCAL CHORAL SPECIALISTS

BROCK UNIVERSITY CHORAL ACTIVITIES – Workshop & Interview Series Part I

Hosted by Rachel Rensink-Hoff

FREE REGISTRATION opens September 20, 2020. Email sing@brocku.ca

Leanne Vida | September 23, 2:30 pm – Breathing 101 for Singers

Robert Filion | October 5, 2:30 pm – Sing French with Confidence

Charles Bruffy | October 21, 2:30 pm – It Matters!

Lori Anne Dolloff | October 26, 12:30 pm – Cultural Humility in Intercultural Collaborations

Danielle Wilson | October 28, 2:30 pm – Voice Work from the Actor’s Perspective

Karen Burke | November 2, 2:30 pm – Gospel Techniques & Performance Practices

Laura Loewen | November 9, 2:30 pm – My Love Affair with Diction

Robert Cooper | November 11, 2:30 pm. – The WHY of Choral Singing

Nicholle Andrews | November 19, 7:00 pm – Bodymapping for the Choral Singer

Pearl Shangkuan | November 23, 2:30 pm – Tips for Smart Singing

Mark Sirett | November 30, 2:30 pm – Composer as Conductor

www.brocku.ca/music

SHARED PERSPECTIVES

LIVE TALKS FEATURING GUEST CONDUCTORS, COMPOSERS, AND VOCAL CHORAL SPECIALISTS

BROCK UNIVERSITY CHORAL ACTIVITIES – Workshop & Interview Series Part 2

Hosted by Rachel Rensink-Hoff

FREE REGISTRATION, Email sing@brocku.ca

Joel Ivany | Jan 20, 2:30 pm – The Creative Journey to Messiah/Complex

Katerina Gimon | Jan 27, 2:30 pm – Composing Aleatoric Choral Music: Approaches,
Techniques & Tools

Elaine Hagenberg | Jan 28, 7:00 pm – Discovering Your Creative Voice!

Lucinda Carver | Feb 3, 2:30 pm – Music Leadership from the Keyboard & Podium

Victoria Meredith | Feb 10, 2:30 pm – Choral Singing and Health

Sabrina Shawana | Feb 22, 2:30 pm – Building Community with the Strong Water Women Drum Group

Rollo Dilworth | March 3, 2:30 pm – Cultural Appropriation & Culture Sharing in Choral Music

Cynthia Peyson Wahl | March 15, 12:30 pm – Decolonizing the Music Curriculum

Leanne Vida | March 17, 2:30 pm – A Spectrum of Sound: Vocal Resonance

Christianne Rushton | March 24, 2:30 pm – Fact or Fiction: Debunking the Myths around Vocal Health

Ardelle Ries | March 29, 12:30 pm – The SingAble Society

Michael Barret | March 31, 2:30 pm – Traditional South African Music

www.brocku.ca/music

Shared Perspectives is generously supported by the Centre for Pedagogical Innovation of Brock University (Teaching and Learning Innovation Grant-Experiential Education Stream) and the Walker Cultural Leaders program of the MIWSFPA.

We invite you to view the workshops below. For more presentations in this virtual series, please visit our MIWSFPA YouTube channel.

Upcoming Events

Summer Choral Workshop in Niagara

The Summer Workshop is postponed to 2021.
Please check for details.

SOUND & STYLE – Deepening connection through resonance
REHEARSAL PROCESS – Building relationship through shared artistry
CONDUCTING TECHNIQUE – Cultivating trust through gesture

Choral ensembles are an integral part of the Brock University Music program.

Avanti Chamber Singers,
Choir in Residence

Open by audition to adult community members.
Rehearsals Tuesday evenings, 7:30 to 9:45 p.m.

Chamber Choir

Open by audition to all Brock students, faculty and staff. Credit options available to students.

Rehearsals Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3 to 4:20 p.m.

Women’s Choir

Open by audition to all Brock students, faculty, staff and community members.
Credit options available for students.

Rehearsals Thursday evenings, 6 to 8:45 p.m.

Rachel Rensink-Hoff, Conductor