Welcome! We’re excited you’re attending Virtual Harmony University 2021.

If you are not already registered for Virtual Harmony University, you can register HERE

If you are new to Sched and would like to learn more about how to use the program, check out this guide or this video 

Types of courses 

Virtual Choir: Two sessions on Saturday 7/17 and Sunday 7/18. Make sure you add both to your schedule.  

Seminars: Each seminar consists of SIX sessions. Each session will be two hours long and will either be Monday, Wednesday, Friday OR Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday. Make sure you add all 6 sessions over the seminars’ two-week duration (July 19 - July 31) to your schedule.

Electives: These sessions are throughout the event and most will be 50 minutes long, though some are 110 minutes long. The electives are stand-alone classes that do not have other courses connected to them. 

General Sessions: We will have 4 general sessions on Sundays 7/18, 7/25, 8/01, and Saturday 8/07. Make sure you add all of them to your schedule so you don’t miss out on the fun! 

To read about a course, hover the cursor over the class title to see a short description.

To select a course, click the circle on the left of the title. Once you have selected a course, it is automatically saved and added to your schedule (note the Saved To My Sched widget that pops up in the bottom left corner).

To deselect the course if you change your mind, click the checked circle again.

You can return to Sched over and over again if you change your mind, and are welcome to select a different class. 

Attend Live Sessions

You will be able to access your Zoom Meeting or Webinars via an Open Zoom button that will appear on the course page in Sched. The Open Zoom button will only appear after you have added the class to your schedule.

Watch Recordings of Class Sessions

After a class has finished the video will be processed and then be added to the class session in Sched. The Open Zoom button will be replaced with a Video Stream button. Clicking the Video Stream button will open the video recording page. You will be able to rewatch the recordings as many times as you would like through September 1, 2021.
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Tuesday, July 27 • 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Director Seminar (4/6)

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The Director Seminar will be a combination of demonstrations, explanations, coaching under glass, panel discussion, and small group lessons. Seminar faculty will cover a variety of topics such as rehearsals, repertoire, gesture, choral sound, score study, contests and competition, shows, and more! Come hone your conducting skills with the finest directors in barbershop.

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Dr. Don Campbell

Dean, Directors College
Dr. Don Campbell is Professor Emeritus of Music and former Director of Choral Activities at Southern Wesleyan University in Central, South Carolina. As a guest conductor and clinician he has been to sixteen states, Canada, Scotland, The Netherlands, Germany, New Zealand, and Australia... Read More →

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Drew Wheaton

Faculty, Director College
Drew Wheaton has been a barbershop musician for over 25 years and has performed in, directed, and coached various barbershop, choral and a cappella ensembles, including directing the award-winning Thoroughbreds from 2012 to 2021. Drew is the tenor of the 2016 International Quartet... Read More →
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Dr. Jay Butterfield

Provost, HU
Jay Butterfield has been active in the Barbershop Harmony Society since joining the Vocal Majority as a teen. His service includes teaching in many districts -U.S. and Canada- as well as numerous schools in Germany, Nederland, Ireland and the UK.  It has been his honor to found... Read More →
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Joe Cerutti

Faculty, Directing
Joe Cerutti has been the artistic director of the Alexandria Harmonizers since 2007, preparing them for an average of 20 performances a year, including multiple performances at the White House, the Supreme Court, Carnegie Hall, and major cities across North America and abroad. He... Read More →
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Anthony Colosimo

Coach, Ensemble College
Anthony is an avid performer, sought-after coach and clinician, and experienced voice teacher and chorus director. Anthony began his pursuit of performing early in life as an eight year old tenor singer in the Washington, D.C. Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS). He earned... Read More →
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Shannon Jeffreys

Faculty, Director Seminar
Dr. Shannon Jeffreys is Professor and Director of Choral Activities at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. Her focus is the Southern Chorale, teaching in the undergraduate and graduate conducting and music education curriculums, along with directing Southern Gentry... Read More →
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Rich Lapp

Faculty, Director Seminar
I was born into a very musical family. At age 17, my father, two younger brothers and I joined the Pomona Valley Carousel Chorus (BHS) in Southern California. I quickly moved into musical leadership positions. I continued to sing with the chorus while I earned my BA in music education... Read More →
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Rob Mance

Robert Mance has been the artistic director of BHS medalist chorus Central Standard since 2011. In 2016, Robert became the founding artistic director of SAI international chorus competitor Vocal Standard.Robert has completed the coursework for a doctoral degree in choral conducting... Read More →
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Justin Miller

Faculty, Director Seminar
Justin Miller is a sought after Choral Conductor, Arranger, Clinician, and Adjudicator. He is the Musical Director of the Westminster Chorus where, under his leadership, has grown into an ensemble with a diverse repertoire while keeping its roots in Barbershop music. In 2009, Justin... Read More →
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Adam Scott

Faculty, Arranger Seminar
Adam Scott owns a private music studio in Nashville. He holds a M.M. in choral conducting and a B.A. in music composition. Previous to this he worked as music educator and editor of music publications for the Barbershop Harmony Society. He has collaborated with composers and arrangers... Read More →
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Timothy Workman

Faculty, Directing
Dr. Timothy Workman is the Director of Choral Activities at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith where he teaches choral conducting, private voice, and vocal pedagogy. He also conducts the UAFS Leonis Chamber Singers, Women's Chorus, and Men's Chorus. Dr. Workman is the director... Read More →

Tuesday July 27, 2021 5:00pm - 6:50pm CDT
Zoom Meeting