DOVER – Granite State Choral Society will host its fourth annual choral workshop on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Portsmouth Christian Academy in Dover. The workshop is open to all interested singers age 14 and older. Learn techniques and skills useful to group singing whether in a small church choir or large community ensemble. All voice parts (STAB) will find this a stimulating and useful day to work on vocal technique, ask questions and learn more about how to achieve the best vocal sound when participating in a choir or small group.
The following instructors will teach at this workshop:
Daniel K. Roihl, Music Director, Granite State Choral Society in Rochester; University of Southern California, Thornton School of Music, D.M.A in Choral Music; Yale School of Music/Institute of Sacred Music, M.M. in Choral Conducting; Harvard University, B.A. in Music.
Dr. Nicolás Dosman, Music Director, South Berwick Community Chorus; D.M.E in Music and Music Education, Teachers College of Columbia University; M.M.E. in Choral Music Education, Florida State University; B.M. in Music Education, Vocal Emphasis, Oberlin College Conservatory of Music.
Melissa Manseau, University of New Hampshire, Lecturer in Theatre and Dance; B.A., University of New Hampshire; M.M., University of Northern Iowa.
Martha Gleason, Martha Gleason Voice Studio, Portsmouth; B.A. in Theatre Arts from UCLA; member, National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Cost for the workshop is $99 and includes all vocal sessions (morning and afternoon), lunch and any materials necessary. Additionally, attendees will receive a 10 percent discount on member dues if they decide to join Granite State Choral Society for the 2018-19 season. Students up to age 22 will receive 50 percent off dues with student verification. Last day to register is Aug. 2.
In order for the event to provide a more dedicated ratio of instructors to singers, GSCS reserves the right to limit attendee participation if necessary. Registration will be first come, first served. For online registration and payment information, go to www.gschoralsociety.org.