Bring your Middle and High School men to sing along in this integrated workshop and session day led by Matthew Oltman.
Matthew Oltman is Music Director Emeritus of the Grammy award-winning male vocal ensemble Chanticleer. During his tenure as Music Director, Mr. Oltman led the ensemble through three critically-acclaimed seasons that included over 300 concerts in more than a dozen countries. Mr. Oltman first joined Chanticleer in 1999 as a tenor and in 2004 was named Assistant Music Director under Joseph Jennings, a post he held until his appointment to Music Director in 2009. During his decade singing with the ensemble, he appeared on 12 albums and toured extensively in North America, Europe, and Asia. During the 2011-2012 academic year, Mr. Oltman served as Guest Director of Choral Activities at UC Berkeley, where he conducted the University Choir and the University Chamber Singers.
Cost: No cost for students. All Directors must register to attend the Symposium.
Agenda (all times Central)
8:30 am – 9:30 am Choral Prep Session (optional) Educators will have a session with Matthew Oltman during this time.
9:00 am – 9:30 am Arrival and Check-in
9:45 am — Workshop Begins
12:00 pm – Lunch & Campus Tours
1:00 pm — Workshop Continues
3:00 pm – Dismissal
Matthew will work with attendees on the repertoire listed below. Schools are responsible for providing the music for their students.
Matthew Armstrong & Shelly Armstrong – Santa Barbara Music Publishing
Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah
Free download for attendees
Arr. Matthew Oltman
- Guide Me (1) (1) PDF – 34 KB