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August 13 to 17, 2018

Join guest conductors Dr. Mark Sirett (Kingston, Ontario) and Dr. Elroy Friesen (Toronto) and other master teachers and conductors for Inspiration for Teachers, a component of Singspiration at Concordia University of Edmonton.

Attend sessions with our presenters, observe rehearsals, receive music and repertoire suggestions, exchange ideas with other teachers and conductors, and attend the concluding concert. The week includes a teacher workshop day with Monica Dear and participation (if desired) in an evening adult choir experience with Dr. Mark Sirett. Private voice lesson with Jolaine Kerley, soprano and voice faculty at Concordia, available to Inspiration for Teachers participants during the week at $25 per half-hour (space limited). An excellent P.D. opportunity (credit available) where you choose what works best for you!

Award-winning composer/conductor Mark Sirett speaks on his role as a composer for choirs of all ages, with special emphasis on children's and teen voices. He will share examples of his own compositional style and sources of inspiration, and discuss how to write for the differing vocal demands of each age and voicing of choirs.

The session is part of Inspiration for Teachers, the music educator component of Concordia University of Edmonton's award-winning choral camp Singspiration, where Mark is a featured conductor.

Thursday, August 16 from 4-5 pm at Concordia Lutheran Seminary 7040 Ada Blvd. NW, Edmonton (across the street from Concordia University of Edmonton). Tickets are $30. Space is limited: reserve your spot now by emailing jennifer.maxfield @ concordia.ab.ca. Arrive 15 minutes early & pay at the door (cash, cheque, or debit/credit).

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