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53rd National Conference Schedule

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

7-8 am - Early Morning Session-Pilates (Provincetown Room - 4th floor)
Penny Crochiere

Publisher Showcase
8-8:45 am - Raise Your Body IQ: It Takes Your Whole Body to Support Your Whole Voice (Salon A-D - 4th floor)
    Presenter: Ruth Williams Hennessy, director, Hennessy Whole Body VoiceTM and 
    creator of the instructional DVD, Voice at the CenterTM

8:30 am-3:30 pm - Registration Open (Foyer - 4th floor) 

9 am-12 pm - Exhibit Hall Open (Back Bay Exhibit Hall - 3rd floor)

Breakout Sessions (9-10 am)

10-10:30 am - Refreshment Break (Back Bay Foyer - 3rd floor) 
     Sponsored by American Academy of Teachers of Singing

Plenary Session
10:30 am-12 pm - Master Class with Thomas Hampson (Salon EF - 4th floor)
      Thomas Hampson
      Introduced by Kathryn Proctor Duax

12-2 pm - Poster Papers Session 3 (Back Bay Meeting Rooms - 3rd floor)
      Introduced by John Nix

12-2 pm - SNATS Gathering - by invitation only (Boylston - 1st floor)
     Presided over by Mitra Sadeghpour, VP for Discretionary Funds and Field Activities

12-3 pm - Exhibit Hall Breakdown (Back Bay Exhibit Hall - 3rd floor)

Publisher Showcase
12:10-12:55 pm - Resonance: A Comprehensive Voice Series - An Inside Look (Salon EF - 4th floor)
     Presented by The Royal Conservatory Music Development Program
     Speaker: Robert Loewen

Publisher Showcase
1:10-1:55 pm - Discover Music Together Family Classes (Salon A-D - 4th floor)
     Presented by Music Together LLC
     Presenter:  Lisa Griffith

Plenary Session
2-3:30 pm - Thomas Hampson Lecture/Q&A (Salon EF - 4th floor)
     Introduced by Allen Henderson

3:30-4:30 pm - JOS Editorial Board Q&A (Provincetown - 4th floor)
     Richard Sjoerdsma, Journal of Singing Editor

Breakout Sessions (4-5 pm)

Publishers Showcase
5-5:45 pm - Sing With The Best (Salon A-D - 4th floor)
     Presenter: Adam Kirkpatrick

Official Event
7:30-11 pm - 70th Anniversary Gala Banquet featuring the nationally recognized high-energy White Heat Swing Orchestra (Salon EF - 4th floor)
     Dinner Buffet & Dancing
     Special Guest and Honoree: George Shirley