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Hyatt Regency: Hanover B

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256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
(404) 577-1234 www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/georgia/hyatt-regency-atlanta/atlra

The Hyatt Regency Atlanta is located at 256 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303.

Workshop – From the Beginning

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Hyatt Regency: Hanover B, 256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Presented by: Charles Tighe, MM Location: Hyatt Regency - Hanover B How to utilize the Orff process in working with inexperienced musicians. Topics addressed include warm-ups; using rote to develop vocal technique, ear training, and interval recognition; incorporating movement into rehearsal; and how music games in rehearsal can help develop inner hearing, note recognition, intervals, and rhythmic patterns.

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Workshop: Using Instruments Creatively in a Liturgical Setting

July 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Hyatt Regency: Hanover B, 256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Presented by: Charles Tighe, MM Location: Hyatt Regency - Hanover B Explore ways to use pitched and unpitched instruments to supplement choral instruction in a liturgical setting. Topics addressed: working with beat; rhythm, rhythmical stress, and meter; and teaching pitch and intervals using movement, body percussion, and pitched instruments. This program is particularly useful to directors who run summer camps and workshops.

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Regional Meeting – Mid-Atlantic

July 8 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
Hyatt Regency: Hanover B, 256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Location: Hyatt Regency - Hanover B The Mid-Atlantic Region includes the states of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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Workshop – Liturgical Potential in Selected Organ and Piano Works of Jehan Alain

July 9 @ 12:30 pm - 12:55 pm
Hyatt Regency: Hanover B, 256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Presented by: Peggy Kelley Reinburg Location: Hyatt Regency - Hanover B This workshop is intended to encourage the exploration and consideration of selected Alain organ compositions and to raise awareness of the potential impact of their inventive registrations and religious and philosophical undertones. The introduction of liturgically appropriate Alain piano literature to those in search of this genre opens the door to many possibilities for enlarging one’s service music repertoire. This program also touches on numerous compositions and their suitability…

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Workshop – Lessons from Liepzig

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Hyatt Regency: Hanover B, 256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Presented by: Robert Knupp, DMA Location: Hyatt Regency - Hanover B When one embarks on a journey, there are things that one expects to learn and things one learns that one does not expect. Some aspects of a journey go well beyond expectations, and sometimes one must adapt and just journey on. "Lessons from Leipzig" is a presentation that will challenge musical expectations and ideas and present aspects of a musical journey that cannot be separated from East German culture…

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Workshop – Realizing Figured Bass Chorales in J.S. Bach’s Circles

July 10 @ 12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Hyatt Regency: Hanover B, 256 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States

Presented by: Derek Remeš, MM, MA Location: Hyatt Regency - Hanover B Recent archival discoveries have begun to alter long-standing assumptions about the methods and materials of J.S. Bach’s pedagogy. It was not the ornate, four-part, vocal Choralgesänge that played the central role in Bach’s teaching, but rather simpler thoroughbass chorale harmonizations at the keyboard. This two-volume series makes these findings accessible to scholars, teachers, and students by providing translations and modern editions of relevant sources from Bach’s circle. Volume…

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