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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Katy Dane

Music Educator College
Austin, Texas
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 of Music in Instrumental & Vocal Music Education from Luther College, and a Masters of Music in Choral Conducting from Texas State University, Katy traveled throughout Europe and the USA performing as a violist, singer and conductor. As an a cappella director, Katy has competed at the Regional and International level with ICHSA (International Championship of High School A Cappella), the Southwestern District (BHS), Midwinter Convention (BHS), and is the 2019 International Division A Silver Medalist Chorus Director of A Cappella Unlimited (SAI).

Katy is a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society, serving as the Vice President of Music & Performance for the Southwestern District, the first woman elected to a board position in a district in 2019. After receiving her first scholarship to attend Harmony University in 2011, she is now a five-year Harmony University Faculty member and is serving as the Dean of Music Education. Since 2017, Katy has directed A Cappella Texas (SWD, Austin, TX) and since its charter in 2011, A Cappella Unlimited Chorus (Region 10, San Marcos, TX), a chapter of Sweet Adelines International. Katy is an active quartet & contemporary a cappella coach and adjudicator, and has served on the Education Faculty for Great Gulf Coast Region 10 SAI since 2018. Katy is the President of SING! Texas (a partner of SING! Toronto), a non-profit arts organization providing a cappella education and performance opportunities for youth & young adults across the state of Texas.

In February 2022, Katy was named the National Association for Music Education & Barbershop Harmony Society Music Educator of the Year. In her 'spare time' she enjoys raising & rescuing Siberian Huskies, hosting trivia & name that tune bingo shows, and playing viola or piano and of course....singing TAGS!

My Faculty Sessions

Monday, July 19

3:00pm CDT

Tuesday, July 20

5:00pm CDT

Wednesday, July 21

3:00pm CDT

Friday, July 23

3:00pm CDT

Saturday, July 24

1:00pm CDT

Monday, July 26

3:00pm CDT

Wednesday, July 28

3:00pm CDT

Friday, July 30

3:00pm CDT

Saturday, July 31

2:00pm CDT

5:00pm CDT

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