WSCM2020, July 11-18 2020, Auckland New Zealand

Presenters

Thus far, over forty top international presenters have been chosen, from an unprecedented number of applications, to give seminars, workshops, masterclasses and demonstrations at WSCM2020. Over the next few months more presenters and topics, especially from the Asia-Pacific region, will be announced.

The Symposium’s theme has inspired a range of exciting presentations on such topics as indigenous music and ‘ownership’, diversity and social empowerment, alongside the cornerstone subjects of conducting and vocal technique, articulation, rhythm, intonation, genre exploration, repertoire, movement and programming.

Alison Allerton with Trey Davis (USA)

Sacred Harp Music

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Jeffrey Ames (USA)

Two African American Genres: Spiritual and Concert Gospel

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Lucia Bérešová (Spain)

The Problematics of Senior Choirs

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Yuval Benozer (Israel)

From Remote Land to the Holy Land

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Geoffrey Boers (USA)

Old Wine in New Skins: Re-contextualizing the Choral Canon

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Elise Bradley (Canada)

Decolonising Choral Performance

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David Childs with Tracey Gregg-Boothby (USA)

Earth and Sky, Body and Spirit: Indigenous Music of North America

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Nicholas Cleobury (UK)

New Choral Music – The Composer's Palette

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Lori-Anne Dolloff (Canada)

Respectful Collaboration with Indigenous Artists

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Burak Onur Erdem (Turkey)

Microtonal Consensus

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Margarete Ertl (Germany)

Neuroscience and Choral Music

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Miguel Ángel Felipe with Nicky Manlove (USA)

(Re)sounding Occupation

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Sylvain Kwami Gameti (Togo)

The Talking Drum

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Cristian Grases (Venezuela)

Latin American Rhythms

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Jeremy Haneman (UK)

Singing Our Lives – A Haven for Migrants and Refugees

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Frank Havrøy (Norway)

The Nordic Voices Spectrum

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Anna-Maria Hefele (Germany)

Overtone Singing

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Jamie Hillman with André de Quadros (USA)

Choral Singing in Prisons

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Rachel Inselman with Richard Robbins (USA)

Welcoming Transgender and Non-Binary Singers

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Anne Kohler (Germany)

"It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing"

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Michael McGlynn (Ireland)

A New Choral Voice for Ireland

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Andrew Minear (USA)

Choral Programming Trends in the USA

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Christina Murray with Sarain Fox (Canada)

The Making of "Fatty Legs"

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Michael Ostrzyga (Germany)

"Living Poetries"

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Wolfgang Saus (Germany)

Choral Phonetics

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Jan Schumacher (Germany)

Conducting – A Universal Language?

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Elizabeth Scott (Australia)

The Curse of the Piano

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Ethan Sperry (USA)

Choral Music from India

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Paul Stanhope (Australia)

"Jandamarra – Sing for the Country"

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Joan Szymko (USA)

The Greening Power of Song

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Cara Tasher with Andrea Venet (USA)

Drumming in Song (Percussion for Conductors)

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Barkev Taslakian (Lebanon)

Helping Disadvantaged Youth through Choral Singing

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Will Todd (UK)

Choral Improvisation and Jazz

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Endrik Uksvarav (Estonia)

Sounds of Independence

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Jean-Sébastien Vallée (Canada)

The Heartbeat of our Songs

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Panda van Proosdij (Netherlands)

From Voice and Physique to 'Choireography'

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Astrid Vang-Pedersen (Denmark)

Concert Design

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Timothy Wayne-Wright (UK)

Performing Unconducted

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Lyn Williams (Australia)

Songs of the Land and Sea

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Robert Wiremu (Aotearoa)

Na te waha ki te waharoaThe relationship between voice and place

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