Hosted at Boulder Creek High School (Anthem)

Join us in August 2023!

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

  • All participants 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
  • A 4:30 PM final concert open to the public, featuring a special performance by the Academy Mass Choir & selected soloists
  • Academy T-shirts available for pre-order, or on site!

Teacher Track – Registration includes publisher reading packets, & mass choir music 

**Certificate of Professional Development hours available!

Student Track – Registration includes mass choir music

Group rates will be available – teachers or students can attend on their own, or bring your whole choir!

Hosted by Kirk Douglas at Boulder Creek HS, in conjunction with Arizona Choral Educators


9:00 AM – Check-In

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

9:30 AM – Mass Choir Sectionals

10:30 AM – Teacher Reading Session / Student Jazz Solo Singing Workshop

12:30 PM – Lunch

1:15 PM – Mass Choir Rehearsal

2:15 PM – Breakout Sessions

Teacher/Student Breakout Sessions may include:

    • Vocal Technique in Choral and Jazz Settings 
    • Improvisation Workshop
    • Preparing for College & Auditions

3:15 PM – Mass Choir Final Rehearsal & Video Recording

5:00 PM – CLOSING CONCERT: Final Presentation for Parents & Attendees – open to the public

Featuring performances by Selected Soloists and the Academy Mass Choir 

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


Matt Falker

Academy Director / Mass Choir Director

Andreas Preponis

Mass Choir / Breakout Sessions (2022)

Jessica Falker

Operations / Registration Desk
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