VOCAL WORKSHOP CLINICIANS
Don Krubsack, Ph.D.
March 18 United Methodist Church, Wyoming, MN
Dr. Don Krubsack is a nationally known singer/composer/director with a number of published choral compositions to his credit. He earned his B.A. in Music Education from St. Olaf College; an M.M. in Conducting and Music Education from Northwestern University; and a Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Minnesota. Since 2010 he has taught band and music at Wayzata High School and has worked throughout his career with Minnesota colleges and universities. His ensembles have performed at state and national conventions as well as having toured nationally and internationally.
April 1 Taylors Falls Community Center
Barbara McAfee is an expert voice coach, author, keynote speaker, and singer/songwriter who merges lessons from 12 years in organization development with the transformative power of sound. Her bestselling book, Full Voice, is based on her 25+ years as a voice coach, supporting people from many professions to find their voice, whatever that means to them. Her approach shifts the way people think about and use their voices forever. Her TEDx talk on Full Voice has received over 100,000 views. Barbara has produced eight CDs of mostly original music and is founder of the Morning Star Singers, a volunteer hospice choir in the Twin Cities.
April 15 North Branch High School
Jane Anderson has performed professionally in operas, oratorios, and choirs for decades. She moved to Minnesota after receiving her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance to sing with the Dale Warland Singers, with the Plymouth Music Series (Vocal Essence) and with operatic productions. She has taught private voice lessons at the high school, collegiate and adult levels and is currently the soprano section leader, soloist and vocal coach at All Saints Episcopal Church in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Her vocal technique was honed in Milan, Italy under the tutelage of Signora Rita Patané. She will be a soloist in the Master Chorale of South Florida’s upcoming Verdi Opera Kids Concert in 2023.
Teri Larson, MM
April 29 Trinity Lutheran Church, Lindstrom
Teri Larson is currently serving her 28th year as Choral Director and Director of Music at the Basilica of Saint Mary in Minneapolis. She received her BA in from Saint Olaf College in Northfield, and her Masters in Choral Conducting and Literature from Saint Cloud State University (M.M.) Ms. Larson has served as conductor and founder of several children and youth and women’s choirs and has contributed extensively to local and national choral associations. She has been inducted in the Arts and Activities Hall of Fame at Thomas Jefferson High School in Bloomington, and received the Lake Conference Achievement Award for Fine Arts.