Hosted at Texas Christian University

Join us on Saturday, September 16, 2023!

This one-day vocal jazz workshop (9 AM – 6 PM) will feature:

  • All participants rehearse and perform in the Academy Mass Choir
  • Jazz reading sessions with published music from Anchor Music Publications, independent publishers, and more (Teacher Track only)
  • Breakout sessions of your choice – for both teachers and students
  • A 5:00 PM final concert open to the public, featuring a special performance by the Academy Mass Choir, selected soloists, and “Purple, White & Blues”

Teacher Track – Pre-registration includes lunch, publisher reading packets, & mass choir music

  • Pre-registration rate just $85 (subsidized by TCU)
  • ($95 if registering within two weeks of the event or on-site)

Student Track – Pre-registration includes lunch & mass choir music

  • Pre-registration rate just $35 (subsidized by TCU)
  • ($45 if registering within two weeks of the event or on-site)

GROUP RATES – bring a choir or choirs from your school or organization and SAVE! With your paid school fee, get even deeper discounts off each teacher and student registration (subsidized by TCU)

  • $200 fee per school + $35 per teacher + $10 per student
  • Lunch included for all teachers and students
  • Your school can cover all registrations by paying the whole invoice, OR we will provide you with a coupon code so that students & teachers can register at the discounted rate and pay on their own

Hosted by Dr. Amy Stewart and “Purple, White & Blues” at Texas Christian University

                          2023 ACADEMY SCHEDULE

9:00 AM – Check-In

  • Check-in and Academy Welcome (light refreshments provided)

9:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Morning Sessions & Mass Choir Rehearsals

Teacher/Student Breakout Sessions may include:

  • Jazz Solo Singing Workshop 
  • Fundamentals of Live Sound
  • Vocal Technique in Choral and Jazz Settings 
  • Improvisation Workshop
  • Preparing for College & Auditions
  • Rhythm Section 101 

12:30 – 1:45 PM – Lunch & Teacher Round Table Discussions

1:45 – 4:45 PM – Afternoon Sessions & Mass Choir Rehearsals

5:00 – 6:00 PM – Closing Concert! (open to the public)

“Graduate Seminar” – hang for Teachers and Staff only, immediately following the conclusion of the Academy


Dr. Amy Stewart

Fort Worth Site Coordinator

Purple, White & Blues

Host Ensemble


Matt Falker

Academy Director
Mass Choir Director / Breakout Sessions

Rosana Eckert

Breakout Sessions
Mass Choir Director

Jessica Falker

Operations / Registration Desk

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