Master Class Director, Jeff Hunt, Founder and Music Director of the St. Charles Singers
Sing! Director: Laura Johnson, Director of Music, Glenbard North High School
Sing! Clinicians: Monica Bertrand, Choir Director, St. Charles East High School Bryan Kunstman, Choir Director, Kaneland High School
Collaborative Pianists: Stephen Uhl, Abi Mogge and Hayden Ashley
Sing! Workshop for Teens
For high school freshmen through seniors who love choral music, to focus on the art and joy of ensemble music.
New this year – one large ensemble!
Students will learn and perform several songs, including ILMEA All-State piece Esto les Digo by Kinley Lange. The clinicians will be Monica Bertrand, Bryan Kunstman, and Laura Johnson who are music educators. The day will conclude with a community concert for friends and family at 6:15 p.m. at Baker Memorial Church in St. Charles.
SCHEDULE 9:00 a.m. Check-in begins 9:30 a.m. “Get-to-know-you” games and warm- 10:00 a.m Sectional rehearsals with Ms. Bertrand, Mr. Kunstman, Mrs. Johnson 11:00 a.m. Full ensemble rehearsal 12:00 p.m. Lunch (bring a sack lunch) 12:45 p.m. Full ensemble rehearsal 3:30 p.m. Final run-through 4:30 p.m. Dinner (pizza provided) 5:45 p.m. Doors open for concert 6:15 p.m. Concert
Full and partial scholarships are available. Please email Kay Kendall at firstname.lastname@example.org
VOCAL COACHING: (Optional) Sign up for a 20-minute, individual vocal coaching session with a professional voice coach. This session is especially beneficial to those who plan to major in music education or vocal performance.
The Sing! 2022 workshop will be an all-day event. Fun, friendship and a shared love of music are the trademarks of Sing!
Sing! College Conducting Master Class and Lab Choir
Inspired by enthusiastic Sing! alumni, the Conducting Master Class is a great opportunity for college music majors to support each other in an encouraging, outside the classroom, learning environment.
A lab choir composed of an ensemble of St. Charles Singers and the participating college students offers you a place to practice conducting, and to get professional and peer feedback. Sign up early if you hope to take a turn conducting the choir under the tutelage of Jeff Hunt.
Session 1: Noon to 2:15 pm;
Session 2: 3:00 to 5:15 pm;
Session 3: 6:00 to 8:15 pm
St. Charles Singers is committed to providing educational programming that broadens students’ exposure to great choral music. St. Charles Singers is under the music direction of Jeffrey Hunt.