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Saturday, November 2


Reading Arrangements on the Fly!
Singers will learn tools for learning New a cappella parts quicker and with more understanding.

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Erik Fredriksen

In addition to his vocal chops, Erik’s compositions use his multi-instrumentalist background and electronics to create aurally encapsulating environments. He is also an experienced conductor, and has conducted and music directed shows for Scotch n’ Soda Theater at Carnegie Mellon... Read More →

Saturday November 2, 2019 11:20am - 12:10pm
East Duke 204D 1304 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705


Interactive Arranging with Looping
How to bring musical ideas to life with a loop pedal/station in a new way that breaks away from traditional arranging. This class is going to be both informative and interactive. I want people to be able to both see how to use a loop pedal/station and also get experience using one during the class session. Available for all levels.

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Jordy Parnell

Vice President, CASA @ UCF
Hailing from the University of Central Florida, Jordy Parnell is passionate about doing music with people. Having served as an arranger and Music Director for the UCF Crescendudes, and performed with eight different a cappella groups (in varying levels), there are very few things... Read More →

Saturday November 2, 2019 3:40pm - 4:30pm
East Duke 204D 1304 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705
Sunday, November 3


Songwriting Unlocked
Do you have an interest in writing original songs but feel intimidated and overwhelmed by the prospect? In this class, we'll talk about overcoming hurdles to songwriting, discuss some key ideas and tips, and write a song together as a group. The world needs your voice and your creative presence. Come unlock your inner songwriter!

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Gina Deaton

Director of HR, CASA
Gina has a background in all things vocal music, and got involved in a cappella through a semi-professional group after college. After attending SoJam (ahem) many years ago, she fell in love with the community and started volunteering whenever possible. Most recently, Gina completed... Read More →

Sunday November 3, 2019 10:00am - 10:50am
East Duke 204D 1304 Campus Dr, Durham, NC 27705