March 8–10, 2019
Providence Baptist Church, Charlotte

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Guest Clinician G. Phillip Shoultz
Associate Conductor and Director of Learning, Engagement, and Community Programs 

Known for his innovative pedagogy and ability to inspire singers of all ages, G. Phillip Shoultz, III, enjoys a multifaceted career as conductor, educator, singer, and speaker. Phillip is the Associate Conductor of VocalEssence where he shares the podium with founding artistic director, and mentor, Philip Brunelle and serves as the leader for education programs including WITNESS, ¡Cantaré! and the Carnegie Hall Lullaby Project. In addition to his work with VocalEssence, he serves as director of music, worship, and the arts for Good Samaritan United Methodist Church and frequently appears as throughout the U.S. as a guest clinician, adjudicator, and consultant.

The winner of the 2015 American Choral Directors Association Graduate Student Conducting Competition, Phillip appeared as a Conducting Fellow with the Oregon Bach Festival, Chorus America, Choral Music Experience Institute and several other summer programs. He has prepared choirs for performances in Canada, England, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Mexico, and Russia. 

Phillip completed his doctoral studies in conducting at the University of Minnesota (D.M.A.) and also earned degrees with High Honors from the University of Georgia (B.A. and B.M.) and Georgia State University (M.M.). During his time in Atlanta, he served as Artistic Director to an adult community choir (Gwinnett Choral Guild) and a youth organization (Atlanta Institute for Musicianship and Singing), founding director of the Georgia Young Men’s Ensemble, a part of the Grammy Awardwinning Gwinnett Young Singers, and the Assistant Director for the professional chamber choir, Coro Vocati. Phillip lives in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, with his wife, Michelle, son, Malachi, and daughter, Lydia. 





Friday, March 8
7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meet and Greet / Sing Through
Sectional Rehearsal



Saturday, March 9

8:45 a.m.
Meet, Greet, Find a Seat




9:00 a.m.
Rehearsal Begins
(Directors will meet once
the rehearsal has begun)

10:30 a.m.
Break for Singers 

(Done in shifts
at the clinician's discretion)



12:00 p.m. 

(in the Providence Fellowship Hall)


1:00 p.m.
Rehearsal Resumes


2:30 p.m.

Break for Singers 

(Done in shifts 
at the clinician's discretion)



4:00 p.m.


Dismiss for the Day

(T-Shirts will be given to directors so they

can be distributed individually.)




Sunday, March 10

 9:30 a.m.
Rehearsal/Preparation for Worship

(in the sanctuary)



 10:45 a.m.
Short Break

(to get set for worship service)



 11:00 a.m.
Worship Begins







In Praise of the Village 


Psalm 139


The Fruit of the Vine



Ha Shalom


HL 35008653


Make a Joyful Noise



I Sing Because I’m Happy


HL 00124479

Love Is Love Is Love Is Love 

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The final two pieces listed above can be taught mainly on-site, however, familiarityahead of time is encouraged.
All singers should have copies of all music.



  $25.00 per singer, or $150.00 max per church.  Additionally, there is a fee of $25 per attendee—
youth and adults—which covers the cost of a T-shirt and the on-site lunch. T-shirts will be given out
on Saturday so that everyone can wear them for Sunday morning worship.


Hotel Options

Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel: $129 
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Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/SouthPark: $128
(with advance purchase)
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Courtyard Charlotte SouthPark: $118
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Hampton Inn Matthews: $113-127
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Fairfield Inn Matthews: $118-139
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