August 17th to 19th, 2024
Sing Summer Choral Conducting Workshop

with Brainerd Blyden-Taylor

Berwick United Church Campgrounds

Take some time this summer for professional development!  As part of our Sing Summer program, this is a wonderful opportunity to spend some time with us under the hemlocks!  Come work with Brainerd Blyden-Taylor,  renowned conductor.  Workshop will include 3 times on the podium (recorded), group vocal technique and discussions on other topics like practicing and preparation, vocal pedagogy, diction, and score study.  Open for a maximum of 12 conductors.
Repertoire:  (selected from ACC Rep) – conductors will receive selections ahead of time to prepare (for singing and conducting).  You may also choose a selection and submit it in advance (by July 15).  You will need a minimum of 15 copies.

Camp Fees



$220       NSCF Individual Members (includes lunch and supper on Sunday)
$245       NSCF Non-Members (includes lunch and supper on Sunday)

$110       NSCF Individual Members (includes lunch and supper on Sunday)
$135       NSCF Non-Members (includes lunch and supper on Sunday)

Conductor rate includes music rental, lunch & supper on Sunday)

Accommodations and Extra Meals – Pick Your Package!

Option 1       $75         1 Overnight (Sunday) including Monday Breakfast
Option 2       $95        2 Overnight (Saturday & Sunday) including Sunday & Monday Breakfast

Accommodations and Meal Options – Your Choice!

Register Online for The Conductors Workshop

Step 1: Complete Online Registration Form
Step 2: Complete Required Medical Form and Waiver (PDF below)
* Please ensure that this medical form is completed fully without any blanks. If not complete it will be sent back and the singer put on a waiting list until the form is filled out properly.

To Reserve Your Spot at Camp

All forms must be received accompanied by payment in full. Participation in the workshop is first come, first serve basis due to limited spots.


Option 1: Send a cheque to Nova Scotia Choral Federation, 1113 Marginal Rd, Halifax, NS, B3H 4P7 (payable to Nova Scotia Choral Federation - with YCC and campers name in memo line)

Option 2: Pay online with PayPal (please note a service charge will be added when using PayPal)