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SUNDAY 10 JUNE

 8:45am - 9:10am  Sign in; Coffee reception
 9:10am - 9:20am  Welcome & Housekeeping
 9:20am - 10:20am Prof Josh Jacobson: A fascinating overview of German Jewish composers who escaped the Holocaust
 10:20am - 11:10am  Big Sing with Elliot Levine
 11:10am - 11:35am Cantor Michel Laloum: The History of the organ in Jewish music
 11:45am - 1:00pm   Instant Choirs: Session 1
     Challenge Choir      conducted by Prof Josh Jacobson
     Connect Choir         conducted by Kelly Shepard/Cantor Laloum
     Creation
 Choir         conducted by Elliot Levine
 1:00pm -2:00pm  Buffet lunch in The Music Café
 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Choir Showcase 1 - hear local choirs (or perform if you are a member of one of the choirs in the showcase)

 3:00pm - 3:40pm  Workshop Session 1 - showcase choirs receive feedback and coaching from conductors. Two options for those not in these choirs:
1. Observe one or other workshop, or
2. Participate in The Yiddish Choir, conducted by Cantor Laloum, for a brief, informal performance in the evening.
 3:40pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea Break
 4:00pm - 5:45pm  Instant Choirs Session 2
 5:50pm - 6:40pm Big Sing with Kelly Shepard
 6:45 - 7:30pm  Buffet Dinner in The Music Café (and drawing of Super Early Bird Prize)
 7:30pm - 8:20pm  Big Sing with Prof Josh Jacobson
 8:30pm - 8:45pm  "VIVID" singing moment - join the Yiddish Choir in a kind of Jewish flash mob. 


MONDAY 11 JUNE

 9:00am - 9:30am  Coffee/Tea & Pastries
 9:30am - 10:15am  Big Sing with Kelly Shepard
 10:15am - 11:00am  Big Sing with Elliot Levine
 11:00am - 12:45am  Instant Choirs Session 3
 12:45pm -1:45pm  Buffet lunch in The Music Café
 2:00pm - 3:00pm  Choir Showcase 2 - hear more local choirs (or perform if you are a member of one of the choirs in the showcase)
 3:00pm - 3:40pm                           Workshop Session 2 - showcase choirs receive feedback and coaching from conductors. Two options for those not in these choirs:
1. Observe one or other workshop, or
2. Participate in The Yiddish Choir, conducted by Cantor Laloum.
 3:40pm - 4:10pm  Substantial Afternoon Tea; with Yiddish Choir mini-concert
 4:15pm - 5:00pm  Instant Choirs Session 4
 5:05pm - 5:15pm  Little Sing rehearsal - Kelly Shepard and Children's Choir
 5:15pm - 5:25pm  Big Little Sing rehearsal, with Kelly Shepard and Children's Choir
 5:25pm - 6:10pm  Big Sing rehearsal, with Prof Josh Jacobson
 6:10pm - 6:30pm  Break, change, seated for concert by 6:30pm
 6:45pm - 9:15pm

Concert 6:45 -8:15: attendance included in participant registration. Concert tickets for family and friends will be on sale soon. 
VIP Reception follows the concert - by prior booking only - $10
(Included in participant registration)

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