Date & Time: Saturday, January 14

7:30am - Registration
8:30am - 5:00pm (lunch break 11:30am -1:00pm)

Cy-Fair High School
Parking will be in the back of the school next to the football practice field.

2023 Keynote Speakers

Jodi Coke

Clinton Hardy

Registration is now open.  Current membership is required.

Pre-Registration (digital reading packet only) - $50 - closes January 8th
 A LIMITED number of printed octavos will be available for purchase onsite at $42.
Onsite Registration - $60
Student Registration - $25
On-site registration is available today, January 14.  See you there!
Register HERE
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2023 Winter Conference Tentative Schedule
Time Choir Room Band Hall Orchestra Room Auditorium
7:30 am Registration      
8:30 am  

Keynote: "The Choir Chronicles" Podcast

Jodi Coke & Clinton Hardy, Keynote Speakers

9:30 am

Vocal Vibrato in Choral Singing - Pedagogy, Gender, and Expression

Natalie Cummings, clinician


Building Community in Classroom and Rehearsal for Young Singers

Kelsey Helton, clinician

Gather Around the Campfire

Melissa Hall Smith, clinician

10:30 am

The Songs We Teach: From Problems to Possibilities

Dr. Julie Derges, clinician

How to (RE) Build your Choral Music Program

Dale Duncan, clinician

How to Keep Sight-Reading Interesting, Even During UIL Season

Courtney Munsart, clinician
11:30 am Lunch on your own - See a list of area restaurants
1:00 pm

Diverse Pieces for Diverse Beginners

Emma Bassett, clinician


 Developing Foundational Teaching Methods

Matt Perez and Deidre Douglas, clinicians

2:00 pm

Draw the Circle Wide: Programming Music by Black Composers

Gyasi Blanton, clinician


Joy for the Journey: Surviving and Thriving in UIL Season

Anne Guess, clinician

3:00 pm

Engaging Literature for the Developing Choir

Austin Dean & Kelly McDonald, clinicians

Love, Understanding, Positivity: Tenets for Building a Choral Program

Eric Posada, clinician


4:00 pm


Performance: Casulana Women's Choir of Houston

Janwin Overstreet-Goode & Neena Taylor, Artistic Directors

5:00 pm Join us for Happy Hour @ Lazy Dog