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. 

 

SCHEDULE

 

 

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

 

 

Saturday, March 9
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Rehearsal
(with alternating breaks)


12:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Lunch on-site

  

1:15 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Rehearsal  

 

3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Community Activity
Free Time / Dinner 

 

  

7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Rehearsal

 

 

Sunday, March 10

 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Rehearsal
 

 10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Worship Service

 

FESTIVAL

         

REPERTOIRE

 

In Praise of the Village 
Schultz

CGA1520


Psalm 139
Pote

CGA610


The Fruit of the Vine

Patterson

CGA1473


Ha Shalom

Gilpin

HL 35008653

 

Make a Joyful Noise

Petricko/Davi

MSM-50-5320



I Sing Because I’m Happy

Dilworth

HL 00124479



Love Is Love Is Love Is Love 
Betinis

Free Download for Participants

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.


 

COST

  $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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