A Programs History

The following three tables list Chorus America's past Conferences, Conducting Masterclasses and Chorus Management Institutes.



Dates Location Host(s) Partners
June 21-24, 2017 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Master Chorale
June 15-18, 2016 Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati May Festival
June 17-20, 2015 Boston, MA Handel and Haydn Society
June 11-14, 2014 Washington, DC Choral Arts Society of Washington and The Washington Chorus John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
June 12-15, 2013 Seattle, WA Seattle Pro Musica, Seattle Symphony and Seattle Symphony Chorale
June 13-16, 2012 Minneapolis, MN VocalEssence American Composers Forum
June 8-11, 2011 San Francisco, CA Chanticleer and the San Francisco Girls Chorus  
June 16-19, 2010 Atlanta, GA The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus League of American Orchestras
June 10-13, 2009 Philadelphia, PA The Philadelphia Singers  
June 10-14, 2008 Denver, CO Colorado Symphony Chorus and the Colorado Children’s Chorale   National Performing Arts Convention (NPAC) 
June 6-9, 2007 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Master Chorale  
June 7-11, 2006 Washington, DC The Washington Chorus  
June 1-4, 2005 Chicago, IL Chicago Symphony Chorus  
June 9-12, 2004 Pittsburgh, PA Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh National Performing Arts Convention (NPAC) 
June 4-7, 2003  Kansas City, MO Kansas City Chorale  
June 5-8, 2002 Denver, CO Colorado Children’s Chorale  
June 6-9, 2001 Toronto, ON Elmer Iseler Singers  
June 7-10, 2000 Baltimore, MD Baltimore Choral Arts Society  
June 2-5, 1999 Minneapolis, MN VocalEssence  
June 3-6, 1998 Houston, TX Houston Masterworks Chorus, Houston Symphony Chorus, Houston Chamber Choir, and Houston Children’s Chorus
June 4-7, 1997 Orange County, CA Pacific Chorale  
June 5-8, 1996 Boston, MA  Handel and Haydn Society  
May 31-June 3, 1995 Seattle, WA Seattle Men’s Chorus and the Seattle Symphony Chorale  
June 1-4, 1994 New York, NY Voices of Ascension, Musica Sacra, and the Gregg Smith Singers  
June 2-5, 1993 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Master Chorale  
June 3-6, 1992 Philadelphia, PA The Philadelphia Singers  
June 5-8, 1991 Vancouver, BC Vancouver Chamber Choir  
June 6-9, 1990  St. Paul, MN Dale Warland Singers  
May 31-June 3, 1989 Cleveland, OH Robert Page Singers & Cleveland Orchestra Chorus  
June 1-4, 1988 Washington, DC USAF Singing Sergeants and the Washington Singers  
June 4-7, 1987 San Francisco, CA San Francisco Symphony Chorus  
June 4-7, 1986 Houston, TX Concert Chorale of Houston   
June 5-8, 1985 Milwaukee, WI Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Chorus  
June 6-9, 1984 Pittsburgh, PA Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh  
June 1-5, 1983  Philadelphia, PA The Philadelphia Singers  
June 16-19, 1982 Minneapolis, MN Minnesota Chorale and Dale Warland Singers  
June 3-7, 1981 Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Master Chorale  
June 4-7, 1980 New York, NY    
May 31-June 3, 1979 Chicago, IL    
June 1-4, 1978 Washington, DC     

Conducting Masterclasses

Masterclass Type Dates Location Featured Ensembles Podium Faculty
A Cappella June 12, 2014 Washington, DC USAF Singing Sergeants Anton Armstrong and John Alexander with guest Eric Whitacre
Choral-Orchestral February 14-17, 2014 New York, NY The Mannes Orchestra David Hayes and Jorge Mester
Brass/Organ June 15, 2013 Seattle, WA The Esoterics Pearl Shangkuan and André J. Thomas
Children/Youth January 18-21, 2013 Cincinnati, OH Cincinnati Children's Choir and May Festival Youth Chorus Rollo Dilworth and Duain Wolfe
A Cappella June 13, 2012 Minneapolis, MN VocalEssence Ensemble Singers Anton Armstrong and Kathy Saltzman Romey
Choral-Orchestral January 13-16, 2012 New York, NY The Mannes Orchestra and The Philadelphia Singers David Hayes and Jacques Lacombe
Choral-Orchestral June 9, 2011 San Francisco, CA American Bach Soloists Jeffrey Thomas
A Cappella June 8, 2011 San Francisco, CA International Orange Chorale Ragnar Bohlin
Choral-Orchestral June 17, 2010 Atlanta, GA Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus Norman Mackenzie and Robert Spano
A Cappella January 14-17, 2010 Houston, TX Houston Chamber Choir Marguerite L. Brooks and Robert Sund
A Cappella October 5-8, 2007 Minneapolis, MN VocalEssence and St. Olaf Choir Anton Armstrong, Philip Brunelle, and Sigrid Johnson
Children/Youth January 11-14, 2007 San Francisco, CA San Francisco Girls Chorus Joseph Flummerfelt and Ann Howard Jones
Choral-Orchestral May 10-13, 2006 Philadelphia, PA The Philadelphia Orchestra, The Philadelphia Singers, and The Mannes Orchestra Christoph Eschenbach and Otto-Werner Mueller
Choral-Orchestral May 19-22, 2005 Cincinnati, OH University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and the May Festival John Alexander and Jorge Mester
Children/Youth June 24-27, 2004 Evanston, IL Anima and Chicago Children's Choir Stephen Cleobury and Ann Howard Jones
A Cappella June 4-8, 2003 Kansas City, MO Kansas City Chorale Charles Bruffy and Dale Warland
Choral-Orchestral October 10-13, 2002 Chicago, IL Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Chicago Symphony Chorus Stephen Cleobury, Fiora Contino, Gustav Meier, Michael Morgan, and Duain Wolfe

Chorus Management Institutes

Dates Location
August 26-28, 2016 Toronto, ON
June 17-19, 2015 Boston, MA
October 12-14, 2012 Indianapolis, IN
October 30-November 2, 2011 Rochester, NY
June 8-11, 2011 San Francisco, CA
January 28-30, 2011 Washington, DC
November 12-14, 2010 Boston, MA
June 17-19, 2010 Atlanta, GA
February 27 – March 1, 2009 Houston, TX
August 22-24, 2008 Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
August 17-19, 2007 Pittsburgh, PA
July 27-29, 2007 San Francisco, CA
August 25-27, 2006 Minneapolis, MN
August 11-13, 2006 Princeton, NJ
September 30 – October 5, 2005 Los Angeles, CA
March 26-28, 2004 Washington, DC
April 25-27, 2003  Boston, MA
September 13-15, 2002 San Francisco, CA

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