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Milligan to host music workshop

Second Annual Music WorkshopMILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (Sept. 6, 2013) — The Milligan College music area will present its second annual professional development workshop for music educators and church musicians on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Milligan’s Seeger Memorial Chapel.

Presenting at the workshop will be Sandy Holland, the artistic director of the Charlotte Children’s Choir in North Carolina, as well as Dr. Charlotte Anderson, Noah DeLong, Douglas Grove-DeJarnett and Dr. David Runner of the Milligan music faculty.

Guest clinician Holland is the founding director of the “Children’s Celebration in Song” summer program for 150 children in the greater Charlotte area, and co-founder of the Annual Piedmont Invitational Children’s Choir Festival for children’s choirs in North Carolina. Under her direction, the Charlotte Children’s Choir has appeared at Carnegie Hall, on the A&E television special “Judy Collins Christmas at Biltmore,” with the Charlotte Symphony and the Opera Carolina, and was featured in 2006 on NPR’s “From the Top.”

Holland will present two sessions on developing artistic singing. Other workshop topics will include working with church youth choirs, teaching sight-singing and an introduction to the Alexander Technique.

The cost of the workshop is $10 and includes refreshments and a complimentary packet of choral music. To register, visit www.milligan.edu/music/workshop  or call the music office at 423.461.8723. Registration deadline is Sept. 13.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. on Oct. 5.

For more information, visit www.milligan.edu/music/workshop or email Noah DeLong at ndelong@milligan.edu.


MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY is a Christian liberal arts university in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan University, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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