Introducing
Virtual Festivals for Choirs!

Welcome to the newest offering from CODA Concerts, a fully virtual festival experience for choirs.

Now available for the 2021 season, customize your virtual festival experience by choosing from our list of electives including Individual Choir Performances, Performances of New Pieces Written for CODA by Our Composers-in-Residence, Private One-Hour Zoom Clinics with Our Festival Faculty, Performances of Festival Chorus Pieces Chosen by Our Guest Conductors, Lecture Discussions with Our Composers-in-Residence, and Private Vocal Coaching Sessions for Individual Singers.

  • APRIL 15, 2021

    CLINICIAN:
    Dr. Jerry Blackstone

    CLINICIAN:
    Dr. Brad Holmes

    COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE:
    Judith Herrington

  • APRIL 30, 2021

    CLINICIAN:
    Dr. Jennaya Robison

    CLINICIAN:
    Dr. Derrick Fox

    COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE:
    DR. PHILIP SILVEY

  • MAY 15, 2021

    CLINICIAN:
    Dr. Jefferson Johnson

    CLINICIAN:
    Dr. Heather Buchanan

    COMPOSER-IN-RESIDENCE:
    Dr. Z. Randall Stroope

Costs & Electives

All choirs must participate in an Individual Choir Performance and may then choose from the additional electives.
Costs are listed per person for each elective.

Register by December 15 for a 20% discount!
  • $149

    Individual Choir Performance

    Participating choirs prepare one of their own pieces for virtual performance. Each will receive part learning recordings and guide tracks for individual singer preparation. The performance will include a professional collaborative pianist and appearances from all participating singers and their director. Pictures of group and/or school may be submitted to be integrated into the virtual performance video.

  • $89

    Performance of New Piece
    Written for CODA

    Guided by the guest composer-in-residence, participating choirs prepare for a virtual performance of the new piece written for CODA Concerts. Each will receive part learning recordings and guide tracks for individual singer preparation. Each participating ensemble will receive a recording of the composer-in-residence offering a welcome, words about the piece, and prescribed warm up exercises for singer use in their home or distanced rehearsal. Additionally, all participants are invited to attend a one-hour Zoom Q & A session with the guest composer-in-residence. The performance will include a professional collaborative pianist and appearances from all participating singers and the composer-conductor. Pictures of group and/or school may be submitted to be integrated into the virtual performance video.

  • $49

    Private One-Hour Zoom Clinic

    One-hour private Zoom clinic with individual participating choirs and one of our guest faculty. Individual clinics will be based on availability of gathering space at school or other facilities in the community.

  • $89

    Performance of Piece Chosen by
    Guest Conductor

    Participating choirs prepare for a virtual performance of a festival chorus piece chosen by the guest conductor. Each will receive part learning recordings and guide tracks for individual singer preparation. Each participating ensemble will receive a recording of the guest conductor offering a welcome, words about the piece, and prescribed warm up exercises for singer use in their home or distanced rehearsal. Additionally, all participants are invited to attend a one-hour Zoom Q & A session with the guest conductor. The performance will include a professional collaborative pianist and appearances from all participating singers and the guest conductor. Pictures of group and/or school may be submitted to be integrated into the virtual performance video.

  • $49

    Private Vocal Coaching

    20-minute private vocal coaching via Zoom for individual singers, with two singers chosen to perform on the final virtual recording with choirs.

  • $49

    Lecture Discussion with
    Composer-in-Residence

    For select students and teachers, a one-hour Zoom lecture discussion about composing techniques, making text choices, and more with composer-in-residence.


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