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Education at Midwinter

Choose from over 50 Harmony University sessions -- that's over 13 hours of barbershop-focused education!

CLASS SCHEDULE

SIT DOWNS

Friday, January 29

All times shown in US Central

If you missed or want to revisit an HU presentation, please contact education@barbershop.org.

Time (Central) Session 1: Performance/Singing - Meeting Room 1 Session 2: Arranging/Musicality - Meeting Room 2 Session 3: Other Topics - Meeting Room 3 Session 4: Panels - Old Songs Theater
11:00 a.m. Practicing Like a Pro with Phil Grant Barbershop Before 1900 with David Wright Supercharging Your Chapter with Paul Ellinger
12:00 p.m. 5 Steps to Musicality with Kevin Keller Performance Sphere with Paul Ellinger Recruiting Members During a Pandemic with Katie Macdonald
1:00 p.m. Vocal Strengthening During Times of Choral Isolation with Jay Butterfield Swing for the Very Afraid with Donny Rose Effective Music Leadership Teams with Terry Reynolds
2:00 p.m. Rehearsal Techniques with Donny Rose Sing with Color and Texture with Paul Ellinger Graphic Design 101 with Jernie Talles Millán
3:00 p.m. Posting like a Pro with Phil Grant Let's Write a Tag with Jake Tickner PR Basics with Brian Lynch Recruiting and Retaining Panel with Paul Ellinger, Caki Gray, Christian Hunter, Katie Macdonald; moderated by Nathan Ogg
4:00 p.m. Bel Canto Barbershop with Debra Lynn Repertoire Selection with Donny Rose Meditation and Singing with Jake Tickner

Saturday, January 30

All times shown in US Central

If you missed or want to revisit an HU presentation, please contact education@barbershop.org.

Time (Central) Session 1: Performance/Singing - Meeting Room 1 Session 2: Arranging/Musicality - Meeting Room 2 Session 3: Other Topics - Meeting Room 3 Session 4: Panels - Old Songs Theater
4:00 a.m. Campbell's Alphabet Soup with Don Campbell
8:00 a.m. Your Voice is Perfect for You with Stuart Sides A Crash Course in Barbershop Arranging with Anthony Bartholomew Music Theory: You Can Do It! with Gus Sterneman
9:00 a.m. How to Human: Vocal Edition with Stefanie Schmidt What Makes It Barbershop with Steve Tramack The How and Why of Warm Ups with Christopher Loftin Director Panel with Don Campbell, Joe Cerutti, Katy Dane, Shannon Jeffreys
10:00 a.m. Vocal Techniques with Kerstin Greaves Challenges for Today's Arranger with David Wright Building Barbershop Websites with Brian Lynch Director Panel, continued
11:00 a.m. Controversial Barbershop Performances with Kevin Keller The Arranging Process with Steve Tramack What Makes a Parody Work? with Anthony Bartholomew
12:00 p.m. Practicing Like a Pro with Phil Grant Visualizing Overtones with Lee Powell How to Hold a Virtual Guest Night with Jen Cooke You Be the Judge with Steve Tramack, Nathan Ogg, Sandi Wright
1:00 p.m. Why Do We Sing? with Sandi Wright Awesome Key Changes with Patrick McAlexander Rehearsal Techniques for Different Learning Styles with Jen Cooke
2:00 p.m. What Makes it Barbershop? with Steve Tramack Enhancing Embellishments with Jill Rodgers Building Community within the Ensemble with Christopher Loftin Singing Coach Panel with Don Campbell, Phil Grant, Kerstin Greaves, Debra Lynn
3:00 p.m. How Does it Work? The Science Behind Singing with Sandi Wright Visualizing Overtones with Lee Powell It's All Part of the Plan with Gus Sterneman Singing Coach Panel, continued
4:00 p.m. Sharing Barbershop with Prisoners with Jill Rodgers That's a Classic with Gus Sterneman A Trivia Nerd's Quest for the Ultimate Barbershop Chaos with Patrick McAlexander

Sit-Down Schedule

We're offering 'Sit-Downs' with over 20 of barbershop's greatest minds. Each 'Sit-Down' will be a small group chat lasting 25 minutes, where you can ask questions about their area of expertise, listen to great stories, or just hang out!

Participation is free, but you have to be registered for Virtual Midwinter in order to sign up, so register now! Space is limited.

Friday, January 29

All Sit-Downs located in Meeting Room 4

Saturday, January 30

All Sit-Downs located in Meeting Room 4

Meet the Faculty

Katie Macdonald
Kevin Keller
David Wright
Steve Tramack
Jay Butterfield
Terry Reynolds
Gus Sterneman
Sandi Wright
Philip Grant
Lee Powell
Brian Lynch
Jernie Talles-Millan
Jake Tickner
Caki Gray
Nate Ogg
Donny Rose
Joe Cerutti
Christian Hunter
Anthony Bartholomew
Christopher Loftin
Debra Lynn
Don Campbell
Jen Cooke
Jill Rodgers
Kerstin Greaves
Patrick McAlexander
Paul Ellinger
Shannon Jeffries
Stefanie Schmidt
Stuart Sides
Katy Dane
Holly Kellar