“Everyone Can Sing!” Workshop – November 18

The Office of Liturgy will be hosting a workshop at Saint Joseph’s Seminary on Saturday, November 18, from 10:00am-12:00pm entitled, “Everyone Can Sing!: Tips and Tricks for Helping ‘Non-Singers’ Learn to Sing the Sacred Liturgy.”  This workshop is intended to help adults and children who consider themselves to be “non-singers” to sing well and in tune at liturgical celebrations.  Topics to be covered include:

  • The role of singing in the liturgy
  • The spiritual benefits of singing
  • Physiological and psychological barriers to singing in tune
  • Pedagogical tips and exercises for learning to sing or teaching someone else to sing
  • Encouraging congregational singing
  • Encouraging singing in the classroom
  • Tips offered by the Ward education method

This workshop will be presented by Dr. Jennifer Donelson, D.M.A., director and associate professor of sacred music at Dunwoodie.  Registration is $10 and may be accessed on the Liturgy Office website.