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Tribute to the Top

2019 Summer Music School
June 20 - 23, 2019







Registration Costs

$45 for Directors Retreat and Music School

      Assistant and Associate Director by invitation of the frontline director

$30 for Music School (includes buffet lunch on Saturday)

      If register after June 13, lunch on Saturday not included


Additional Optional Costs

$12.50 for Personal Vocal Instruction (PVI) 30 minutes

Director Certification Program (DCP) testing available


More information about online registration and registration form


Directors Retreat

  • Why Do We Do This?  What's In It for Them?  Exercises for group sharing and personal reflection
  • Warming Up the Creativity of Directing
  • Training Section Leaders and Assistants
  • Music Selection
  • Rehearsal Planning - Hands on planning with a mock event

Music School - Open to the membership

  • Dream Big
  • Sweet Spot for Singing/Resonating
      "One Song at at Time" and "How We Sang Today"
  • Coaching Under Glass
  • Learning the Music (Inside Out)
  • Coaching - Throw Away the Shower Curtain
  • Getting the Most of Section Duets
  • Marrying Music to Showmanship
  • Breakout session for Team Leader/President, Membership/Marketing

Saturday Evening - Tribute to the Top Show

The Champions who will represent Region 5 will give us a peek of what to expect in New Orleans. After the show, Sing With the Champs to help support them. $1 to sing a song with Vocal Standard, $5 to direct the chorus. For $2, sing a tag with one of the quartets or $5 a song.

  • Vocal Standard Chorus
  • Pizzazz Quartet
  • Take 4 Quartet


Hotel Information - UPDATE

Room rate extended to Monday, June 10.

Please reserve your room NOW...there are still rooms left but you must Call Trish at 816-801-5285 to get special room rate.

$107 + taxes per night

May 31 deadline to book hotel

Hilton Kansas City Airport - do not use this link - call Trish at the number above.

Check-in after 3:00 p.m.



Sharon Carlson - Guest Faculty

Master Director, Song of Sonoma Chorus

Certified Music Judge

Chair of the International Membership Retention Committee

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