The Choral Society presents a rare opportunity for area singers to spend a day working on their vocal performance skills with celebrated choral conductor Dr. Eugene Rogers. Among his many accolades, including a Grammy nomination, is the recent award from Chorus America for the commission of a new choral oratorio. He serves as director of the prestigious Washington Chorus (D.C.) and is on the faculty at the University of Michigan.
The day-long Singers’ Workshop is to be held on the lovely Music Academy of the West campus in Lehmann Hall on Saturday, May 21, from 10 am – 3:30 pm.
Dr. Rogers will lead the attendees in two sessions: Mozart’s Requiem in the morning and a medley of African-American spirituals in the afternoon. Participants are asked to bring their own lunch and the $25 fee for the workshop includes all music scores, a beverage and dessert. The registration fee is payable at the door.
Dr. Eugene Rogers is a two-time Michigan Emmy Award winner, a 2017 Sphinx Medal of Excellence recipient, and a 2015 GRAMMY® Award nominee, Eugene Rogers is recognized as a leading conductor and pedagogue throughout the United States and abroad. Dr. Rogers is the director of choirs and an associate professor of conducting at the University of Michigan. Recently, he was named as the fifth Artistic Director of the two-time GRAMMY® Award-Winning Ensemble, The Washington Chorus (Washington, D.C.). Visit www.eugenerogers.com
Lehmann Hall, Music Academy of the West
1070 Fairway Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Saturday, May 21, 2022, 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$25 collected at the door. Deadline for registration is May 10.