Camp Orange Blossom Schedule

Golden West Region 21

July 19-21, 2019

Guest Faculty – Sharon Babb

Regional Faculty

C’est la Vie, Nancy Bergman, Bonnie McKibben, Pam Pieson, Club 21,

Regional Management Team

Time

Audience

Event

Faculty

Location

Friday, July 19, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

General

Registration

RMT

Cypress

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Arrangers Track

A full day of Arranger Education for all levels. If you have some experience, please bring one of your arrangements to class.

Nancy Bergman

Redwood

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

Singers Track

What Exactly is a “Unified Look?”

Club 21- Emily O’Brien

Juniper

9:00 AM

Music Staff Workshop

On the Showroom Floor

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

9:05 AM - 9:50 AM

Music Staff Workshop

Directors – Start Your Engines

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Singers Track

Warm Make-ups (Bring make-up and mirrors) Combining vocal and facial expressions

Club 21- Emily O’Brien

Juniper

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

Music Staff Workshop

Leveling the Race Track (Instant Leveling)

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

General

DCP Introduction and Preparation

What’s involved in getting DCP Certification? Content review for DCP candidates.

Dayle Ann Kerrigan

Tahoe 1

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Music Staff Workshop/ DCP Candidates

On the Test Track (Strategies for Taking the DCP Analytical Listening Test)

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Singers Track

Entrance, Break, Exit, and Pitch Pipe Technique (oh my!)

Club 21- Emily O’Brien

Juniper

11:50 AM - 12:00 PM

Music Staff Workshop

Race Caller’s Announcements

Sharon Babb and Bonnie McKibben

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

Lunch on your own

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Music Staff Workshop

Choosing the Right Vehicle for the Race

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Singers Track

Effective Rehearsal Organization. Tips and tricks for staying on track.

Club 21- Emily O’Brien

Juniper

2:00 PM - 5:00PM

Arrangers Track

Continued fun....

Nancy Bergman

Redwood

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Music Staff Workshop

Earning Your Learner’s Permit Techniques for teaching music

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Singers Track & Music Staff

MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC! Tips for picking appropriate music. Understanding the new licensing requirements

Club 21- Emily O’Brien

Juniper

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Directors

Front Line Directors Only

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Finance Coordinators

Finance Forum 

Creating an effective financial plan. Using Quick Books/excel. Non-profit compliance.

Mary Chilton, Finance Coordinator (also available for private consultations. Sign up at registration)

Tahoe 1

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

Chorus Administra-

tive Leaders

Effective Administrative Leadership How to be the most effective administrative leadership team for your chorus – for anyone who’s in an administrative leadership role in a chorus.  Board, Team, and Committee members are all welcome!

Adelina Dudda

Tahoe 2

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presidents / Team Coordinators

Presidents and Team Coordinators Forum

Adelina Dudda/ Karen Laderman

Tahoe 2

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

General

Marketing Happy Hour Discuss marketing best practices and share your ideas. Remember, everyone is a marketer!

Kat Shaver

RMT Suite 0134

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Music Staff Workshop

Feeding the Pit Crew (Building a healthy chorus culture)

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Music Staff Workshop

Wrap Up

Sharon Babb and Bonnie McKibben

Sierra Ballroom (Sequoia Room)

5:10 PM - 5:40 PM

Competitors and Hostesses

Double Quartet and Stars of the West Competitor Briefing

At least one member of each competing quartet/double quartet must be present.

Lou Gordon, Competition Coordinator

Sierra Ballroom

Dinner on your own

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Front Line Directors

Front Line Director's Dinner BY INVITATION

Hosted by Bonnie McKibben

Sycamore

7:30 PM- 9:30 PM

General

Focus on Performance Today

Sharon Babb

Sierra/Whitney Ballroom

Saturday, July 20, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

General

Registration

RMT

Cypress

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

General

Wake-Up

C’est la Vie

Sierra/Whitney/Tahoe Ballroom

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

General

Social Media – Making it work for you.

C’est la Vie

Sierra/Whitney/Tahoe Ballroom

9:30 AM- 10:50 AM

General

Focus on The Voice

Sharon Babb

Sierra/Whitney/Tahoe Ballroom

Break

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

General

Focus on Performance Level

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom

Lunch on your own

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

General

Blue Chorus Rehearsal

Bonnie McKibben

Sage

1:00 PM - 2:30PM

General

Green Chorus Rehearsal

Sharon Babb, Pam Pieson

Yosemite

Break / Rotate space for choruses

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

General

Blue Chorus Rehearsal

Sharon Babb, Bonnie McKibben

Yosemite

2:30 PM - 3:50 PM

General

Green Chorus Rehearsal

Pam Pieson

Sage

Break

4:00 PM- 4:30 PM

General

Focus on Home Cookin’ Improving chorus culture

Sharon Babb

Sierra Ballroom

4:45 PM - 5:30 PM

General

Regional Town Hall Meeting / Awards

RMT

Sierra Ballroom

Dinner on your own

6:00 PM -

8:00 PM

General

Show Tickets Available for Purchase ($15)

RMT

Outside Sierra Ballroom

6:00 PM 10:00 PM

All contestants

Photo room

Juniper

6:00 PM- 10:00 PM

All contestants

Warm up Room #1

Redwood

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

All contestants

Warm up Room #2

Cypress

8:00 PM

General

Double Quartet Contest

Stars of the West YWIH Contest

International Showcase

Performers enter from Yosemite. Audience from Sequoia

Sunday, July 21, 2019

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

General

Wake Up/Warm up

C’est la Vie

Yosemite Ballroom

9:15 AM - 9:45 AM

General

Social Media – Making it work for you. Part 2

C’est la Vie

Yosemite Ballroom

Break

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

General

Coaching Under Glass (Chorus and Quartet)

Coaching granted to chorus with the highest percentage attendance at Camp Orange Blossom.

Sharon Babb

Yosemite  Ballroom

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Color Choruses

Color Chorus Performances

& Camp Photo!

Pam (Green) Bonnie (Blue)

Yosemite Ballroom

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

General

Wrap-up

Sharon Babb

Yosemite Ballroom

Last revised 07/14/19

Please direct questions to Education Coordinator Bonnie McKibben, RMT_education@region21.org