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9th Biennial National Conference

January 20-22, 2022, Atlanta, Georgia

Hosted IN-PERSON by Morehouse College

Schedule... at a glance

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

This overview schedule is provided for planning purposes only. The full conference schedule will be provided online in November. Questions? Ask NCCO.

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Registration will be open from 9:00am-4:00pm at the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center Lobby, and will reopen in the same location at 7:00pm prior to the evening concert.

  • Morning (beginning 11am)
    • President's Welcome and Opening Plenary
    • Choral Performance Videos Featured
    • NCCO9 Featured Artist Session: The Choral Commons
  • Afternoon
  • Evening
    • Installation of New Honorary Life Members and Remarks
    • Choral Performance Videos Featured
    • Concert Session: Morehouse College Glee Club and Guests, including the premiere of Stacy Garrop's inaugural Marguerite L. Brooks Commission, Thy Silver Pinions

Friday, January 21, 2022

Registration will open from 9:00-10:00am in the Ray Charles Performing Arts Center Lobby. After 10am, all on-site registration will be by individual contact with an NCCO Executive Board member only.

  • Morning
    • Interest Session Buffet #2
    • Conducting Master Class with Graduate Conducting Fellows
    • Choral Performance Videos Featured
    • Panel #2: Navigating Tenure & Promotion as a Member of the BIPOC Community at a Predominantly White Institution
  • Lunch: "Food Truck Friday" and Poster Session Lunch hosted by The Choral Scholar & American Choral Review
  • Afternoon
    • Choral Performance Videos Featured
    • Plenary Session: Anton Armstrong
    • Panel #3: Across the Institution: Pedagogical Approaches, Musical Considerations, and Recruiting Students from All Majors
    • Affinity Group Happy Hour Meet-Ups
  • Evening
    • Choral Performance Videos Featured
    • Concert Session
    • All-Conference Party

Saturday, January 22, 2022

Registration will not be available on this day.

  • Morning
    • National Board Meeting
    • Interest Session Buffet #3
    • Historic Walking Tour of Morehouse & Spelman College Campuses
    • Panel #4: Expanding the Canon: Exploring Choral Literature Curricula.
  • Mid-Day
    • Closing Plenary Session: David Morrow and Guests
    • Choral Performance Videos Featured

The conference will conclude by 2:00pm.

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