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Diversity and Inclusion
in Action

Date: July 19-20, Cost: $100
Dr. Derrick Fox, 
supported by Hal Leonard


If it is to be, it is up to US!


Workshop Objectives: Emphasis on 1) outlining personal and systemic bias 2) methods that support varied lived experience 3) actionable steps that support Diversity, Equity, Access, Inclusion and Belonging.


Learning Outcomes: Learners will be aware of the biases and myths they have internalized and reinforced in schools, neighborhoods, professional organizations and social circles. They will be equipped to refine and implement strategies and instructional methods that break the cycle of oppression and foster an inclusive choral community.

Monday July 19 
9:30am - 12:30pm

Session 1: Acknowledgment

  • Introduction

  • Defining DEAIB

  • Marginalization in Choral Music

  • Reactions to Marginalization

Session 2: Affirmation

  • Defining Your Space

  • Respecting All Singers

  • Goal Setting

Session 3: Action

  • Cultural Capital and Appropriation

  • Repertoire: Left Out of the Books – The ‘Musics’ of Marginalized and

      Minoritized Voices

  • Reading/Listening Session (provided by Hal Leonard)

Tuesday, July 20 
9:30am - 12:30pm

Session 4: Accountability: Doing The Work

  • Cycle of Oppression

  • Being an Effective Ally

  • What Do I Do Now?

Session 5: Acquire 

  • Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP)

  • CRP: Literature work session

Session 6: Assess

  • Creating Lessons

  • Sharing Strategies

  • Workshop Reflections

Diversity and Inclusion in Action Workshop
Diversity and Inclusion in Action Workshop
Oct 14, 2021, 10:28 PM
Online Event - Zoom
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