J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis 2015


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Recital Highlights

Sponsored by J.W. Pepper

July 23 - 24 2015

Wooddale Church - Eden Prairie Campus
6630 Shady Oak Rd
Eden Prairie, MN   55344


Thursday July 23 – School Choral Reading Session with Andy Beck & Cristi Miller 9:00 am – 4:00 pm                  

Join nationally renowned composers and clinicians Andy Beck and Cristi Miller as they lead a multi-publisher reading session and workshop featuring new music for middle school and high school choirs.  Find motivation to plan now for the entire performance year! Whether you are a new professional or an experienced educator, this workshop will add innovative selections to your programming and save you hours of research!

Thursday Evening July 23 – Adult Sacred Choral Reading Session with Heather Sorenson 6:30pm – 9:30pm                  

Nationally celebrated composer and clinician Heather Sorenson guides you through the most inspiring new music for adult choir, including seasonal, general and special-occasion anthems.  Plan and prepare for your entire church year! In addition, come early to attend one of our free special interest sessions for sacred music ministry.

Friday July 24 – Elementary Reading Session and Workshop with Andy Beck & Cristi Miller 9:00am – 4:00pm       

Join renowned composers and clinicians Andy Beck & Cristi Miller as they share the latest exciting resources for the music classroom. Included are new musicals, song collections, games, activities, and elementary choral octavos. Energize your music program for the entire year!

VanderCook College of Music is offering an hour of graduate-level academic credit for eligible participants. To earn credit, a student must: 1) Attend the Elementary/Classroom New Music Workshops, AND the Middle School/High School New Choral Music Workshop, for a total of 12.5 class hours. 2) Complete the assigned project -- more information is available at the workshop or from VanderCook College. Additionally, each student is encouraged to keep a journal documenting the sessions he or she has attended. 

Registration for credit must be postmarked no later than August 8, 2014. Full tuition must be enclosed with registration. Please send your registration form directly to VanderCook.

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J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis

1 graduate credit
Coordinator: Rick Palese
1 credit = $310
Tuition is due in full with registration. 
Click HERE to download the 2015 J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis Registration Form.
Click HERE to download the 2015 J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis Information Sheet.
Click HERE to download the 2015 J.W. Pepper Summer Sound Sampler Minneapolis Assignment.



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