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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Saturday, July 31 • 2:00pm - 2:50pm
Panel: Barbershop In Public School Education

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How do they do it? Where did they start? These educators use barbershop in their choral programs. Come hear all about it and get your questions answered by a panel of music educator-barbershoppers.

avatar for Dr. Jay Butterfield

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 →

avatar for Peggy Viermann Leon

Peggy Viermann Leon

Faculty, Electives
Peggy Viermann Leon is a retired music educator, teaching Vocal Music 31 years at the middle school & elementary levels. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a BS in Music Education (K-12) & a minor in Speech & Dramatic Arts, later earning a Masters + 45 from... Read More →
avatar for Vincent Sandroni

Vincent Sandroni

Vince began his musical career with 15 years in the Maryland State Boychoir, serving as a chorister, soloist, and conducting intern. He graduated from Towson University with a Bachelor's of Science in Music Education. During his time there he performed in multiple productions including... Read More →
avatar for Dan Rohovit

Dan Rohovit

Faculty, Music Educator
Daniel Rohovit has been singing barbershop since he was in high school. He received a Bachelor's of Music Education at Cornell College, and immediately started teaching. He's been the Choir Director at Anna High School since 2016, and has taken his choirs to the Barbershop Midwinter... Read More →
avatar for Debbie Cleveland

Debbie Cleveland

Faculty, Music Educator College
Debbie Cleveland has been a Public School Choral Music Educator for 35 years, and was named the 2018 NAfME/BHS National Music Educator of the Year. Her choirs at Gaither High School are consistently rated "Superior" and are selected to perform at EPCOT's Candlelight Processional as... Read More →
avatar for Peter Cunningham

Peter Cunningham

Faculty, Voice College
Peter Cunningham is the director of Choral and Vocal Studies at Kilgore College. He holds a Masters degree in Choral Conducting from The Pennsylvania State University, and a Bachelors in Music Education from The University of Texas at San Antonio. Before pursuing graduate work, he... Read More →
avatar for Katy Dane

Katy Dane

Dean, Music Educator College
Katy Dane is an active music director, clinician and coach residing in Austin, Texas, USA. As a public school Music Educator since 2003, Katy has taught elementary through secondary orchestra, choir, music theory, contemporary a cappella and musical theatre. After earning her Bachelors... Read More →
avatar for Shannon Jeffreys

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 →
avatar for Jay Krumbholz

Jay Krumbholz

Dr. Jay Krumbholz is a 27-year member of the BHS and lives in Spokane, WA. He's a former MUS judge and sings with the local Spokane, WA chapter. By day, he is a music theorist at Spokane Falls Community College (SFCC), where he teaches courses in music theory, music appreciation and... Read More →
avatar for Christopher Loftin

Christopher Loftin

Faculty, Electives
Christopher Loftin has been a music team member, choreo leader, and visual coach for the Belleville, IL and St. Charles, MO chapters. He led riser choreo and characterization for AOH on their gold-medal run in 2016. Currently, Christopher is a music team member and visual coach for... Read More →
avatar for Charlotte Murray

Charlotte Murray

Faculty, Coaching College
Charlotte Murray has been a registered Performance Judge since 2019. She co-founded Vocal FX Chorus in 2003. Under her directorship the chorus has travelled to International and has placed in the top 10 on numerous occasions. Charlotte is a High School Music Educator from Wellington... Read More →
avatar for Tessa Walker

Tessa Walker

Faculty, Music Educator College
Tessa Walker is the choir director at Seneca Valley High School in Germantown, Maryland. There, she music directs 4 choirs and the musical theatre productions. She is also proud to have created a special education adaptive music curriculum for some of the special education students... Read More →

Saturday July 31, 2021 2:00pm - 2:50pm CDT
Zoom Meeting