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Wisconsin Center for Music Education, Waunakee
This two-day workshop will focus on choral diction in various languages: French, German, Italian, Spanish and Latin. Attendees will participate in exercises and observe how to improve their students diction in both choral and private lesson settings.
Wisconsin Teaching Standards Addressed: 1, 4, 6, 7, 9, 10
Wisconsin Music Standards Addressed: A, E, F, G, I
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Dr. Robert Gehrenbeck is Director of Choral Activities at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he conducts the UW-W Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, Women’s Chorale, and opera and musical theatre productions. Since 2008 Gehrenbeck has served as Artistic Director of the Wisconsin Chamber Choir, whose 2010 performance of Bach's St. John Passion was praised as "superbly disciplined, of beautifully balanced sonority" and "a remarkably consistent, coherent, and artistically splendid achievement." Choirs under Gehrenbeck's direction have performed throughout the upper Midwest and in Europe. As a singer, Gehrenbeck has appeared with the Robert Shaw Festival Singers, Boston's Cantata Singers, New York State Baroque, Pittsburgh's Bach and the Baroque, and the Bloomington Early Music Festival. Dr. Gehrenbeck earned degrees at Macalester College (B.A.), Boston University (M.M.) and Indiana University (D.M.), with additional studies at the Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Conservatory in Leipzig, Germany. His doctoral dissertation on contemporary British composer Giles Swayne received the 2007 Julius Herford Prize from the American Choral Directors Association.
Pre-registration closes 7/29/13
Undergraduate $ 65.00
On Site $155.00
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*Discount for members of WMEA, NAfME or staff at WSMA member schools.
Graduate Credit Information:
Registrants have the opportunity to earn one graduate credit for this workshop for an additional fee of $220. This is a separate registration and fee from the workshop registration. Please download a copy of the Viterbo registration form (pdf) and mail it with a check for $220 (payable to Viterbo University) to:
Wisconsin Center for Music Education
1005 Quinn Dr
Waunakee, WI 53597
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Please do not send credit registrations to Viterbo University. If you are registering for more than one course, please include a separate check and Viterbo form for each course.
Viterbo University will email participants instructions for retrieving their grade reports online approximately 4-6 weeks after the course has been completed, after which time you may request a transcript. Transcripts may be requested from Viterbo by completing and mailing in a Transcript Request Form (pdf). Transcripts are $5 per transcript per request.