Thirty Years of Interviews with Adolescent Boys: Why They Sing & Why They Don't
with Patrick K. Freer
Thursday 3rd February at 5-7pm (UK time)

This course will be recorded and sent out to all pre-registered participants to watch in their own time.
Due to licensing laws, we are unable to sell this course retrospectively.

Course Details

Highlights from new research will ground this discussion of what teachers can do to:

1) keep boys enrolled in choral singing during adolescence, 2) facilitate the return to choral singing by boys who withdraw, and 3) develop active and successful recruitment/retention strategies for different types of schools and choral situations.

There will be time for questions and answers with the webinar participants.

About Patrick K. Freer

Patrick K. Freer is Professor of Music at Georgia State University where he currently conducts the Tenor-Bass Choir and directs the doctoral programs in music education. He is former Visiting Professor at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria).

His degrees are from Westminster Choir College and Teachers College-Columbia University. Dr. Freer has conducted or presented in 39 states and 29 countries. Dr. Freer is Editor of the International Journal of Research in Choral Singing, past editor of Music Educators Journal and member of the National Standing Committee for Research & Publications for the American Choral Directors Association.

He chaired the philosophy sub-group within the task force responding to COVID-19 concerns for the National Collegiate Choral Organization.

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