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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.
Thursday, July 29 • 7:00pm - 8:50pm
Applied Vocal Instruction Seminar (5/6)

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This Seminar in Applied Vocal Instruction provides training for chorus directors, section leaders, and others who want to empower singers through individualized instruction. In Week 1, Rob Mance will explain how to identify the most common vocal inefficiencies and how to offer solutions, using teaching techniques that put singers at ease and promote a joyful, optimistic growth mindset. In Week 2, participants will practice giving and receiving PVIs (personal vocal instruction) in breakout sessions under the supervision of a Master Coach. Participants have the option to register as either Observers (who receive PVIs) or Apprentices (who give and receive PVIs).

Faculty
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Rob Mance

Faculty
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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Elizabeth Davies

Faculty, Director College
Elizabeth Davies is the director of Sound Harmony Chorus (SAI) in Seattle, Washington and the co-director, with Melanie McGuire, of the Seattle SeaChordsmen (BHS). She sang lead in the 2018 Region 13 champion quartet, LiftOff, and currently sings tenor in a mixed BHS quartet, Impact... Read More →
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Kim Newcomb

Coach, Ensemble College
Kim Newcomb is an active voice teacher, coach, and learning track producer based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. She has always had a love for music and an interest in helping others find their voice. Kim attended the University of North Texas and holds a bachelor’s degree in Vocal... Read More →
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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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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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Dr. Philip Grant

Faculty, Voice College
Dr. Philip Grant holds a B.Mus. (Opera) from the University of British Columbia, an MBA from Simon Fraser University, and a Ph.D. from KTH-Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. Philip's professional career began in 2002 and spanned over 300 performances around the world... Read More →
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Nicky McGrath

Faculty, Voice College
Nicky McGrath (MMusS, BCI) is a vocal pedagogue and performer specialising in popular musics and musical theatre with a passion for barbershop harmony. Nicky holds a Master of Music Studies (Vocal Pedagogy) with distinction and the Griffith Award for Academic Excellence from the Queensland... 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 →


Thursday July 29, 2021 7:00pm - 8:50pm CDT
Zoom Meeting