Summer Programs

Our summer programs include two outstanding workshops: Chanticleer in Sonoma and the Wind Band Conducting Symposium.

Chanticleer in Sonoma is offered every third year and will take place from Wednesday, June 19 to Sunday, June 23, 2019. Designed for experienced chamber chorus and choral singers at the university-level and beyond, participants receive coaching sessions, demonstrations of rehearsal techniques and informal interactions with the twelve members of the Grammy award-winning ensemble, Chanticleer. The program is under the direction of Jenny Bent, director of university choral activities. Maximum enrollment is 64. Info: Dr. Jenny Bent

The Wind Band Conducting Symposium is offered annually. Next year’s symposium will take place from Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28, 2019. Participants will conduct a live ensemble daily and receive coaching from University Bands Director Andy Collinsworth and a nationally renowned guest clinician, and daily seminars will explore topics related to conducting and teaching. Enrollment is capped at 15 participants with an unlimited number accepted as observers. Info: Dr. Andy Collinsworth