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4th Conference: Colorado State University



Fourth Conference: November 3–5, 2011
Colorado State University

Recordings

Recordings are available through the iTunes Store.

Photographs

photos from CSU

Registration and Hotel Information

Conference Registration
Hotel Registration
If rooms are no longer available at the Hilton Fort Collins, we suggest that you consider one of the following two outstanding options for the NCCO Conference. There are numerous rooms available at each location.

Best Western University Inn (9 minute walk to University Center for the Arts)
914 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524-3033
(970) 484-1984

Armstrong Hotel (20–25 minute walk to the University Center for the Arts)
259 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2810
(970) 484-3883 ‎

http://www.thearmstronghotel.com/

Transportation

Transportation directly to the Hilton from the Denver airport can be arranged through SuperShuttle of Northern Colorado. It is best to make reservations for the shuttle. It is approximately $36.00 each way. The shuttle has free WiFi on board and departs hourly from the airport from 6:10am–11:55pm, and hourly from the Hilton from 3:30am until 9:00pm. It takes about an hour by car, and it may take a little longer by shuttle, so you will want to plan accordingly. The following link will take you to the SuperShuttle website—more specifically the Denver Airport-Ft. Collins schedule.

http://www.supershuttle.com/en/DENAirportShuttleFortCollins.html

Schedule of Events

http://ncco-usa.org/conferences/2011/schedule.php

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Fourth Conference in Detail

It gives us great pleasure to announce performers and presenters for the 2011 Conference of The National Collegiate Choral Organization. We are very proud of this conference, for which we received more applications than any previous conference, and we believe that the quality will be outstanding.

The conference will be hosted by Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, from November 3–5 and will feature:

Sessions by Headliners Helmuth Rilling (Inside the Bach Motets) and Alice Parker
Performances by:
Arizona State University Symphonic Chorale, Gregory Gentry, conductor
Asuza Pacific University Chamber Singers, Michelle Jensen, conductor…

 

Registration and Hotel Information

Conference Registration
Hotel Registration
If rooms are no longer available at the Hilton Fort Collins, we suggest that you consider one of the following two outstanding options for the NCCO Conference. There are numerous rooms available at each location.

Best Western University Inn (9 minute walk to University Center for the Arts)
914 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524-3033
(970) 484-1984

Armstrong Hotel (20–25 minute walk to the University Center for the Arts)
259 South College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80524-2810
(970) 484-3883

http://www.thearmstronghotel.com/

Schedule of Events

http://ncco-usa.org/conferences/2011/schedule.php

Advertising Information

Program Booklet Advertising

It gives us great pleasure to announce performers and presenters for the 2011 Conference of The National Collegiate Choral Organization. We are very proud of this conference, for which we received more applications than any previous conference, and we believe that the quality will be outstanding.

The conference will be hosted by Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado, from November 3–5 and will feature:

Sessions by Headliners Helmuth Rilling (Inside the Bach Motets) and Alice Parker
Performances by:
Arizona State University Symphonic Chorale, Gregory Gentry, conductor
Asuza Pacific University Chamber Singers, Michelle Jensen, conductor
Capital University Chapel Choir, Lynda Hasseler, conductor
College of Charleston Concert Choir, Robert Taylor, conductor
Iowa State University Singers, James Rodde, conductor
Northwest Missouri State University Tower Chamber Choir, Stephen Town, conductor
Riverside City College Chamber Singers, John Byun, conductor
University of British Columbia University Singers, Graeme Langager, conductor
University of Louisville Cardinal Singers, Kent Hatteberg, conductor
University of Northern Colorado Concert Choir, Galen Darrough, conductor
USC Thornton Chamber Singers, Jo-Michael Scheibe, conductor
Western Michigan University Cantus Femina, Dee Gauthier, conductor
A concluding concert by the Colorado State University Chamber Choir, James Kim, conductor, in an all-Bach program conducted by Helmuth Rilling including Magnificat BWV 243, Singet dem Herrn BWV 225 and Jesu meine Freude BWV 227.
Literature Sessions, including:
“The Choral Music of Orlando di Lasso” Chet Alwes, Professor Emeritus, The University of Illinois
“Israeli Choral Music” Eric Johnson and Orna Arania, Northern Illinois University
“The Choral Music of Jennifer Higdon” Nicole Lamartine, University of Wyoming
“Hook ‘em Where They Live! — Incorporating Technology in the Presentation of Historical and Contemporary Choral Music” Jennifer Kelly, Lafayette College and Libby Larsen, composer
The NCCO Choral Music Series
Panel on Commissioning New Works
Jeff Douma, Yale School of Music
Alan Harler, moderator
Nathaniel Lew, Saint Michael’s College
Alice Parker
Kirke Mechem
Steven Sametz, Lehigh University
Panels on Commissioning New Works and the Teaching of Conducting
Kevin Fenton, Florida State University
David Rayl, Michigan State University
Joshua Bronfman, University of North Dakota
Jill Burleson, University of Northern Colorado
Charlene Archibeque, moderator
Poster Sessions
Andrew Crow: “Music and Architecture: Intertextuality and a Bruckner Case Study”
Seth Houston: “The Shape-Note Tradition: New Resources for the Choral Conductor”
Nicole Lamartine: “Choral Resonance: A Singer’s Constructive Resonance Through Standing Arrangement or Active Listening?”
James Niblock: “Spectral analysis in collegiate choral training?”
Albert Pinsonneault: “Choral Intonation Exercises”
Andrea Solya: “Thymiaterium Musicale by Andreas Rauch”