We are pleased to announce that we will be joined by Dr. Geoffrey Boers, Director of Choral Activities at the University of Washington, for a SUPER-CLINIC on Saturday February 4. Dr. Boers is our Conductor-In-Residence for the 2016- 2017 season. He will be working with our choirs in grades 2-12.
See below for the day’s schedule; college students, music educators and choral conductors are invited to bring a sack lunch and observe!
Saturday February 4: SUPER-CLINIC with Dr. Geoffrey Boers
- 9:00- 9:45am, Charles Wright Academy Lower School Music Room – Choristers (Grades 2-3); Connie Schmidt, Director
- 9:45- 10:45am, Charles Wright Academy Middle School Commons – Concert Choir (Grades 4-5); Leann Conley-Holcom, Director
- 11:00am- 12:30pm, Charles Wright Academy Middle School Commons – Chamber Choir (Grades 6-8); Judith Herrington, Director
- 1:00- 4:00pm, Charles Wright Academy Middle School Commons – Chorale (Judith Herrington & Alonso Brizuela, Directors)
Dr. Geoffrey Boers is Director of Choral Activities at the University of Washington in Seattle, a program widely recognized as forward thinking, unique, and of great distinction. Since his tenure at the University of Washington, the choral program has become a leader in promoting the performance, study and exchange of Baltic music in the United States. Geoffrey maintains an active conducting, teaching, workshop and clinic schedule; his recent engagements have included conducting concerts in Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis, Meyerson Concert Hall in Dallas, New York’s Alice Tully and Avery Fischer Hall at Lincoln Center, the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, and Benaroya Hall in Seattle. In addition he has served as artist-in-residence in Toronto, Ontario, Mainz, Germany, as well as Seoul, Korea with the world-renowned choir the Incheon City Chorale. In addition to his position at the UW, Boers sings professionally and is the conductor of the Tacoma Symphony Chorus.