The Art of Entertainment: Choral Music Workshop
Take part in a celebration of music and comradery at Purdue University, where you’ll join fellow Road Scholars for a week of choral rehearsal, instruction and a live public performance!
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Program No. 2597RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

Purdue University features a variety of fine musicians every year with their extracurricular instruction in band, bells and voice. For the past 23 years, they have also become known for their choral workshop, where camaraderie is the keynote. This wonderful week of singing and rehearsing a variety of choral arrangements culminates with a Friday afternoon public performance. Vocal experience is preferred.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Rehearse under the direction of Eric Van Cleave, a freelance live-entertainment producer who also conducts music and motivational workshops nationwide--Accompanist Jon Ranard will also return.
  • Delight in the camaraderie of a chorus as you rehearse and receive musical instruction.
  • Lift your voice for a public performance that will culminate the music and melodies rehearsed throughout the week.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Jon Ranard
Jon Ranard is a Nebraska native who first joined the Purdue Musical Organizations family in 1991, working in a variety of roles. After a brief return to his home state, he came back to Purdue in 2008 as the assistant director, accompanist and arranger for two different groups. An active choral clinician and adjudicator for competitions, Jon also continues to write and arrange vocal and instrumental music for groups and ensembles nationwide, while occasionally finding time to sing and perform.
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