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GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: Multicultural and Fusion Music Reading Session and Workshop - Featuring Dr. Janet Galván

Location: New Jersey, USA
Presented by Dr. Janet Galván
Saturday, June 7, 2014
Westminster Choir College
Princeton, New Jersey
$75 – ACDA Members
$35 – ACDA Student Members
$90 – Non-ACDA Members
Register by May 1st to ensure a reading packet.
Questions? Email Jennifer Sengin
Explore! Experience! Engage! Embody! Empower!
Dr. Galván will present compositions from various cultures (from many places in the world and different styles from the United States) and fusion music composed with influence from various cultures. She will present ideas to help conductors approach music from an historical and cultural context resulting in confident, informed, performances that honor the authentic practitioners. She will demonstrate how process can instill passion, respect, and lead to building bridges of understanding.
This workshop will provide participants with a reading packet of 40+ titles in a variety of voicings and difficulty levels – something for everyone! Participants will receive information about performance practice, rehearsal techniques, and vocal techniques as it relates to multicultural music as well as general strategies for teaching music from different cultures.
Dr. Galván is a highly sought-after guest conductor and clinician and a leader in the area of Multicultural music. She excels in finding new and exciting repertoire as well as engaging singers throughout the learning process. Dr. Galván will select pieces to explore in-depth while reading others.
Sponsored by NJ-ACDA
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