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Items by Cheryl Dupont

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Community Forum Post: Early Registration Deadline extended-Children's Choir Conductors' Retreat
Due to problems with the ACDA site being down the last two weekends, we have externded the early registration deadline for the Children's Choir Conductor's Retreat to December 1.  Please join us for this wonderful event in Minneapolis over the Martin Luther King weekend.  It will feature wonderful...
Community Forum Post: Early registration deadline extended-Children's Choir Conductors' Retreat
Due to problems with the ACDA site being down the last two weekends, we have externded the early registration deadline for the Children's Choir Conductor's Retreat to December 1.  Please join us for this wonderful event in Minneapolis over the Martin Luther King weekend.  It will feature wonderful...
Community Forum Post: Early registration deadline extended - Children's Choir Conductors' Retreat
Due to problems with the ACDA site being down the last two weekends, we have externded the early registration deadline for the Children's Choir Conductor's Retreat to December 1.  Please join us for this wonderful event in Minneapolis over the Martin Luther King weekend.  It will feature wonderful...
Forum message: Pergolesi Stabat Mater instrumentation
Has anyone performed the Stabat Mater with only strings and not the continuo? If using continuo, what specific instruments did you find worked well? I am conducting this work at a Festival the organizers would prefer using only strings to avoid renting a harpsichord.   Many thanks!   Che...
Comment: Re: Hope for Resolution (Zulu) diction question
Garrett,   I don't think Paul Caldwell would mind your contacting him to ask the question.  If you email me at cheryl_dupont@hotmail.com, I will be happy to give you his email address.  I'd rather not post it here. Paul is a very dear friend of mine and I'm sure he would be happy to help y...
Announcement: Space available in Crescent CIty Festival
The New Orleans Children's Chorus announces that there is space for one or two choirs in the 13th annual Crescent City Choral Festival in New Orleans.  The festival runs from June 21-16, 2012, and features two tracks for treble and mixed choirs.  Choirs stay in the beautiful Loew's New Orleans ...
Announcement: Summer CME workshop North Carolina, Elon University
Choral teachers and their students are invited to particiapte in the Choral Music Experience course held annually at Elon University, Elon, North Carolina(near Burlington) .  2011 course dates are July 11-15.  Faculty includes Cheryl Dupont, Donna Thomasson and Sean Ivory.  CME is a course that...
Announcement: Seeking a youth or adult choir in DC area to host New Orloeans Children's Chorus
The New Orleans Children's Chorus is looking for a choir to collaborate on a concert in Washington, DC.  The choir will tour DC June 2-6, 2011.  We are not looking for homestays or any kind of hospitality.  We would simply like to share a concert with another choir.  We are not looking for ...
Comment: Re: Need children's choir suggestions for Psalm 119:1-8
Try "Walk, Children, Walk" by Rollo dilworth. 
Announcement: Crescent CIty Choral Festival
The New Orleans Children's Chorus announces that there is space for two more treble or mixed choirs in the 12 th annual Crescent City Choral Festival.  This highly acclaimed festival features two tracks for treble and mixed choirs, and both will be conducted by Guest Artist Bob Chilcott and Festi...
Comment: Re: Any other Choral Workshops in July?
I am directing a workshop at Elon University in North Carolina, in case you don't find one closer and want to come South. Let me know if you want more information.  cheryl_dupont@hotmail.com   Cheryl Dupont
Announcement: Crescent City Choral Festival New Orleans
Tthe New Orleans Children's Chorus announces the twelfth annual Crescent City Choral Festival, June 17-21, 2011.  The festival will feature a treble choir track, and a mixed choir track (new in  2010).  Both massed choirs will perform at the final concert in historic St. Louis Cathedral in Jackso...
Announcement: Choral Music Experience North Carolina
  CME North Carolina will take place July 6-10, 2010 at Elon University in Elon, NC (near Greensboro).  Faculty includes course director Cheryl Dupont, Donna Thomasson, and composer-in-residence, Nick Page.  Daily classes include rehearsal techniques, rehearsal preparation, score study, voice edu...
Comment: Re: Effects of Working out on a Singer's Voice?
Kyle,   About ten years ago, I was teaching voice classes for non-majors at a university.  I had a student who came to class in a leotard...I thought she was a dancer. Every time she had to sing for the class, she had terrible hoarseness isues, and inability to get into her head voice.  She rea...
Comment: Re: shoulder pain
Philip,   I teach condicting in summer courses for teachers, and I have found that my students who have shoulder pain frequently conduct with too much tension in the upper body.  When they can remember to breathe and support as a conductor just as if they were singing, they use the larger core mus...
Announcement: Crescent City Choral Festival 2011
The New Orleans Children's Chorus is now accepting applications for the 11th annual Crescent City Choral Festival, which will be held June 17-21, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Bob Chilcott, renowned English composer and conductor, is guest artist, and he and NOCC Artistic Director Cheryl Dupont ...
Announcement: Summer Youth opportunities for individual singers
The Crescent CIty Choral Festival in New Orleans is accepting individual singers for the Treble and Mixed chorus tracks for the 2010 festival.  Singers currently in 5th - 12th grades are invited to join choirs from several states, and individual singers from Louisiana in the mass choir.  The fest...
Comment: Re: ani ma'amin
Yes, that earthsongs arrangement was given to me and my choir as a gift after Hurricane Katrina.  It is arranged by Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory, and is truly moving.  It is in unison, however, but has been performed by all age groups, including high school and college mixed choirs because it is...
Comment: Re: Question - What is a "Founder"?
This is likely not what you want to hear, but in my experience, the "founder " usually refers to the first director.  If is is a question of hurt feelings, maybe there can be titles created that acknowlege the work and achievents of both you and the first conductor.  Without the conductor, there ...
Announcement: Exciting new SATB festival for youth choirs, including SSA track
The highly acclaimed Crescent City Choral Festival is delighted to announce that a new SATB track has been added to the amazingly successful treble choir track.  In response to interest from choirs that have young men's choirs or high school mixed choirs, we are adding this track to the 2010 festiv...
Announcement: Crescent City Choral Festival New Orleans
The New Orleans Children's Chorus is delighted to present the eleventh annual Crescent City Choral Festival in the beautiful and historic city of New Orleans.  Guest Artist Dr. David Brunner and Artistic Director Cheryl Dupont will share the conducting.  David Brunner is also composing a new work ...
Comment: Re: Treble choir & bagpipes...really
Ower the Hills by Stephen Hatfield.  It is a longish  work, so if you don't want to do it all, you can do the Amazing Grace...choir sings a new melody, bagpipe plays the traditional one.,..at the end.  The Amazing Grace part is also published separately now.  Both are published by Boosey & H...
Announcement: Crescent City Choral Festival 2010
The deadline for submitting applications for the Crescent City Choral Festival is October 1, 2009, although choirs will be accepted after that date on a space available basis.  The Crescent City Choral Festival, now in its 11th successful year, is a festival for treble voices held in New Orleans an...
Announcement: Choral Music Experience North Carolina
There is still space available for the CME course at Elon University from July 6-10.  Faculty includes Cheryl Dupont., Rollo Dilworth and Donna Thomasson  Graduate credit and non-credit available. Contact Cheryl Dupont at cheryl_dupont@hotmail.com for more information.  Lab choir in residence, w...
Announcement: Choral Music Experience course in July (Elon, NC)
A CME certification course will be held July 6-10 at Elon University in Elon, NC (near Greensboro).  Faculty includes Cheryl Dupont, course director, Donna Thomasson and Rollo Dilworth.  The course features sessions on rehearsal techniques, conducting practicum, score study, reflective practicum,...