Alfred Music Launches Choral Connect—An Online Professional Summit for Choir Directors and General Music Teachers

SBO Staff • News • June 12, 2024

Alfred Music is thrilled to announce Choral Connect, an online professional development event designed specifically for elementary through high school choral directors and general music teachers. This event offers an incredible opportunity to network, learn, and be inspired by a diverse lineup of renowned clinicians—all at no cost. Clinicians include Andy Beck, Stacey V. Gibbs, Ruth Dwyer, Dr. Suzanne Hall, Anna Wentlent, Sally K. Albrecht, Mark Burrows, Robert T. Gibson, Jack Zaino, Sophia Miller, Ruth Morris Gray, and many others. The event kicks off with an energizing session presented by educator/choreographer/author John Jacobson and closes with a motivational message from 2023 GRAMMY® Music Educator of the Year, Pamela Dawson. 

These respected teachers, composers, and performers will share their knowledge on a wide range of topics, including storytelling through song, ear training, music and social justice, new music reading sessions, and so much more. Attendees will take away useful teaching strategies, creative resources, fresh repertoire, teacher wellness practices, and more.

Key Highlights:

  • Renowned Presenters: A stellar lineup of well-known and highly respected clinicians in the choral music community. 
  • Choral Reading Sessions: Several repertoire review sessions will introduce new and best-selling repertoire in all voicings
  • Specialized Interest Sessions: A variety of sessions focused on practical teaching strategies, creative resources, and other relevant topics.
  • Motivation and Wellness: Insights and practices to nurture the love of music and teaching, and to support teacher wellness.
  • Extraordinary Value: Every session is offered at no charge, making professional development accessible to all music teachers. Plus, attendance gives you access to discounts and door prizes.

Choral Connect represents a unique opportunity to connect with peers, gain fresh insights, and elevate your choral or general music program. 

For more information and to register, visit

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