Request a Lecture for Your Class or Ensemble
Westminster Choir College's faculty experts offer virtual guest lectures to school, church and community organizations. Guest lectures are arranged free of charge. Topics are generally geared for high school age students, but may be customized to meet the needs of elementary, middle school or adult learners. Contact the presenters listed below for additional information and to invite them to speak with your class or group.
We also invite you to download your complimentary copy of the Planning Instruction in Music ONLINE supplement (PDF) by authors Frank Abrahams and Ryan John.
|Body Mapping: Body Alignment for Singing and Computing||HS Vocal||Jason Vodicka|
|Improvisation Activities for Online Choirs||HS Vocal||Jason Vodicka|
|Body Alignment and Breathing for Singers, Actors, and Instrumentalists||HS Vocal, Instrumental, Theater||Jason Vodicka|
|Introductory Improvisation Techniques for Choirs||HS Choir||Jason Vodicka|
|Preparing for College Auditions and Careers in Music||HS Piano||Ingrid Clarfield|
|Ringing Musically: A Survey of Handbell Techniques||HS Handbell||Kathleen Ebling Shaw|
|The Singing Actor: Bringing Music to Life||HS Vocal||Charles Walker|
|Voice Science: See What's Inside (using VoceVista Video and Video Gaming)||HS Vocal or Technology||Kathy Price|
|Beyond the Spiritual: Non-Idiomatic Music of Black Composers||HS Vocal or Instrumental||Vinroy Brown|
|Women Composers of Color||MS/HS General or Vocal||Vinroy Brown|
|Combating Anti-Racism in the Choral Classroom||HS Vocal||Vinroy Brown|
|Audition Prep for the Aspiring Music Major (Vocal)||HS Vocal||Jay Carter|
|Masterclass: Preparing Solo Voice Repertoire||HS Vocal||Jay Carter|
|Essential Vocal Technique for the Young Singer||HS Vocal||Jay Carter|
|To Be (Diversity) or Not to Be: A Critical Interrogation of Diversity in Music Education||HS Vocal, Instrumental, General||G. Preston Wilson|
|Songwriting Workshop||HS Vocal or Music Theory||Sarah Perry|
|Transforming Sounds: How to Accompany Simple Songs on the Piano||HS Piano||Sangmi Kang|
|I Wanna be a Music Teacher: Exploring the Undergraduate Music Education Major||HS Vocal, Instrumental, General||Sangmi Kang|
|Women in American Music History||HS General, Vocal, or Instrumental||Sharon Mirchandani|
|What Makes Opera Grand: Elevating Scene through Sound||HS General, Vocal, or Theater||Margaret Cusack|
|Perspective Drawing Workshop||HS Theater, General||Yoshinori Tanokura|
|Developing Observation Skills and Recognizing Personal Implicit Bias Workshop||HS General||Yoshinori Tanokura|
|Abstract Design Workshop||HS Theater, General||Yoshinori Tanokura|
|VectorWorks for Beginners Workshop||HS Theater, General||Yoshinori Tanokura|
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact any of our faculty in the presenters list to start the conversation. Let them know a little bit about your organization, the class or group size, preferred dates/times, and which topic(s) you are most interested in. The presenters will follow-up with you to schedule a lecture based on their availability.
Yes, Westminster Choir College's virtual guest lectures are offered at no cost to your school or organization. Sessions are scheduled at the discretion of the faculty presenter. Availability of a topic or presenter is not guaranteed.
Lectures are offered in a live, virtual format to create an interactive class visit experience. Logistics of each session are to be arranged between the host and the presenter.