Table for More: Race, Access, InClusion and Equity
Making Room in the Singing Arts
Boston Singers' Resource is partnering with NATS Boston and Greater Boston Choral Consortium to co-host "Table for More": A 4-part Interactive Webinar Series, presented by G. Phillip Shoultz, III of VocalEssence (Minneapolis).
We recognize that there needs to be a place for interactive discussion surrounding the discrimination and injustice in our field, especially as we head into the next school year during the time of COVID-19. The issues surrounding accessibility, inclusion, and equity demand our attention and action more than ever.
Below, you will find the specific dates, times, and content for each session.
Session 1 - Table for More: Singers of this Age Case Study & Defining Our Roles
With Phillip Shoultz
Wednesday, August 5th from 11-12:30pm (ET)
Session 2 - Table for More: Equity and Inclusion Practices
With Phillip Shoultz & Guest Presenter Quanice G. Floyd, founder and director, Arts Administrators of Color
Wednesday, August 12th from 11-12:30pm (ET)
Session 3 - Table for More: Accessibility in pedagogy and repertoire
With Phillip Shoultz & Guest Presenters
Dr. Marques L.A. Garrett, Composer and Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Darryl Taylor, singer, actor, educator and founder of the African American Art Song Alliance
Wednesday, August 19th from 11-12:30pm (ET)
Session 4 - Table for More: Bringing it all Together & Call for Action
With Phillip Shoultz
Wednesday, August 26th from 11-12:30pm (ET)
The series is FREE, open to ALL, and cumulative. We highly encourage you to commit to the whole series, as the presentations and relationships will build on each other. Each session will feature a 45-minute keynote presentation, be followed by small break-out rooms for discussion, and conclude with room for guided conversation. The fourth installment will bring it all together, challenging participants to develop an action plan for the next year and assisting them in that development.