2017 Workshop Schedule

You may attend any of the classes you wish. We make an effort to schedule the classes in rooms large enough for the number of people we think may be interested. Organ classes are generally in the chapel. Primary classes are generally downstairs in the Banquet Hall.

Time Chapel Primary Room Baptismal Room Relief Society Room Young Women Room Banquet Hall
— schedule subject to change —
8:30 Registration (Pre-Register now to reserve choral packets and lunch tickets!)
8:30-9:00 Hymn Sing & Introductions
Don Cook of the BYU Music Department
Session 1
Playing Challenging Pedal Parts
Don Cook
Introducing the Organ – A Tour of “The King of Instruments”
Kimberly Payne
Choral Reading
Laurey Lee
Improve Your Piano Accompanying Skills
Julie Higgins
Are You Listening? Engaging Children’s Attention
Sharla Dance
Session 2:
Hymn Playing that Makes a Difference
Don Cook
Pedal Playing for Youth
Kimberly Payne
Basic Hymn Conducting
Deanna Peabody
Power Practice Skills
Annette Upton
I’m a Big Girl Now! The Power of Age Appropriate Activities
Sharla Dance
11:30-12:00 Lunch in the Banquet Hall. Reserve a lunch, bring your own, or buy it nearby
Session 3:
Prelude and Postlude Registration
Don Cook
On the Bench: Things YOU Can Do at the Organ TODAY
Kimberly Payne
Choral Rehearsal Technique
David Thomas
The Healing Power of Music
Ann Christensen
The Secret Antidote to “I Hate Practicing Piano
Joseph Hoffman
What’s Next? Power of Variety in Primary
Sharla Dance
Session 4:
Choral Conducting Master Class
David Thomas
Organ Q&A
Don Cook & Kimberly Payne
XYZ Through Music – Power of Music with Seniors
Nancy Bair
Music Chair Boot Camp
Eric McKirdy

Color coding for tracks of interest:

General Interest Choir Directors Primary Music Leaders Organ/Piano