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Friday, January 20
3:30 p.m. Conference check-in Birenbaum Atrium,
Center for the Visual and Performing Arts (CVPA)
4:00 - 5:45 p.m. Open rehearsal
Conference Mass Choir

Clinicians: Mari Valverde, composer
Lindsey Deaton, LA Trans chorus director
Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
6:00 p.m. Welcome
Welling Hall, Center for Social Justice, Earlham College
Bill Culverhouse, Director of Choral Activities, Earlham College

Opening remarks
Danielle Steele, Conference Organizer

Keynote Speaker
Lindsey Deaton, LA Trans Chorus
Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
7:00 p.m. Dinner
On own - please see your packet for a list of suggested dining options and coupons
 
Saturday, January 21
8:30 a.m. Conference check-in

Coffee and light breakfast items provided
Birenbaum Atrium, CVPA
9:00 a.m. Welcome Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
9:15 - 11:30 a.m. Allyship, etiquette, advocacy and legal training sessions

Kit Malone and Katie Blaire, American Civil Liberties Union

Lane Bannister, Indiana Youth Group
Room 216, CVPA
11:30 a.m. Lunch
Provided
(Please use meal ticket in your packet)
Runyan Center
Earlham Dining Hall
Banquet Rooms
1:00 p.m. Inclusive Programming: Incorporating Trans-Friendly Repertoire into Your Choral Program

Presenters
Danielle Steele, William Sauerland, Mari Valverde and Lindsey Deaton

Video Presentation
Sandi Hammond and Mimi Lemay

With guests from Earlham College Choral Program
Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
2:30 p.m.  Break
Coffee Provided
Birenbaum Atrium, CVPA
3:00 p.m. Warm-ups and Pedagogy for Trans Singers
Danielle Steele

Master Class
Julie Lynn Barber, D.A.
Voice teacher, Western Kentucky University
Alexander Reeves, tenor, WKU student
Room 150, CVPA

Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
if overcrowded
4:00 p.m. Break Birenbaum Atrium, CVPA
4:15 p.m. Keynote Speaker
Laurie Wolfe, Butterfly Music Transgender Chorus
Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
5:00 p.m. Dinner
on own (see info packet for suggestions)       
 
7:00 p.m. Movie Screening: “Real Boy”
A son’s transition, a mom’s transformation

Award-winning 2016 documentary chronicling the journey and struggles of a young, trans musician and his family.
Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA
8:30 p.m. Q & A
Meet a member of the cast of Real Boy!
Room 216, CVPA
Sunday, January 22
8:30 a.m. Coffee and light breakfast items provided  Birenbaum Atrium, CVPA
9:00 a.m. Welcome
Peter Blair, Center for Global Health, Earlham College

Speech Therapy, Singing and Transgender Clients:
Medicine Meets Music


Presenter
Erin N. Donahue, B.M., M.A., CCC-SLP
Voice Pathologist & Singing Voice Specialist
The Blaine Block Institute for Voice Analysis and Rehabilitation
Room 216, CVPA
10:15 a.m.  Break
Coffee Provided
Birenbaum Atrium, CVPA
10:30 a.m. Reclaiming Your Body, Reclaiming Your Voice:
Using Alexander Technique and Fitzmaurice Voicework to Combat Gender Dysphoria and Free the Voice

Presenters
Meagan Johnson, Alexander Technician and
Diane Robinson, Fitzmaurice Voicework trainer
Lingle Recital Hall, CVPA 
11:50 a.m. Break Birenbaum Atrium, CVPA
Noon New Directions: What’s Next?
A moderated discussion on current work in the field with an eye toward facilitating collaboration for future work. Non-researchers welcome!
Room 216, CVPA 
12:45 p.m. Closing Remarks and Closing Silence Room 216, CVPA
1:00 p.m. Depart to change the world!