Choral and Sacred Music

2015 Choral Leadership Workshop with Maria Guinand

October 17, 2015 9:00 – 4:00 PM

Festival Chorus

Choristers will participate in a festival choir of over two hundred other high school singers selected from around the Los Angeles area led by Maria Guinand.

Leadership Clinics

All singers will receive a twenty-minute leadership clinic focusing on topics in choral leadership.

Teacher’s Workshop

Guest speaker to be announced

Director and Chaperone Lunch

Directors, chaperones and accompanists are invited to attend the workshop and observe all of the leadership sessions.  In addition they will be provided a special lunch session with USC Thornton Choral and Sacred Music Faculty to allow for further discussion of leadership in the choral field.

All participants experience

  • Campus tour
  • Information session about USC degree programs & performance opportunities
  • Concert featuring the USC Thornton Chamber Singers
  • Leadership sessions focusing on the individual singer’s role in the success of a choral ensemble.


  • $40 each for students (includes lunch, t-shirt, pencil, parking for 2 vehicles and all music)
  • $20 each for directors/chaperone/accompanists (includes lunch and t-shirt)