Conducting masterclass - NW ACDA Conference 2020

Dr. Ken Fulton

Back by popular demand, the 2020 NW ACDA Conference will host an Undergraduate Conducting Masterclass. We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Ken Fulton will serve as the clinician. Dr. Fulton is Professor Emeritus at Louisiana State University, where he served as the Sanders Alumni Professor of Choral Studies and Chair of the Division of Ensembles and Conducting. Dr. Fulton brings to our masterclass a wealth of knowledge and passion; all of those who attend will be enriched.

Participants who are selected will be asked to conduct one the following movements from Faure’s Requiem: Offertory, Agnus Dei, and Libera me (Rutter Edition). All conference attendees are welcome to attend and will serve as the choir.

If you are an undergraduate music student and are interested in applying to be a masterclass participant, click HERE to access the link to the online application.   In addition, please share this message with someone who you think would be interested in this excellent opportunity. 


In addition to the application form, applicants will submit a 10-minute Youtube video of a rehearsal and/or performance, showing contrasting conducting styles, in one or more pieces. Check the accuracy of your link by re-copying and pasting it into your own browser before your submit this application. Important note: adjudicators watching video submissions will only be evaluating gesture and interpretation. The applicant's rehearsal pedagogy will not be considered.


Please submit this application by October 31, 2019.

Dr. Michael Porter of Boise University is the chairperson for this event. If you have questions, please contact Michael by clicking on his name (underlined) above.


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