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Sat, Sep 25


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Sing for Change: Equity and Diversity Summit 2021

Join us for sessions from top music educators around the country as they guide us through the work of creating music curriculum for all of our students.

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Sing for Change: Equity and Diversity Summit 2021
Sing for Change: Equity and Diversity Summit 2021

Time & Location

Sep 25, 2021, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM EDT

Online Event


About the Event

Join our expert panelists to explore equity and social justice in the music classroom, as well as collaboration, community, and context. Sessions will include:

  • Composers/educators, Arianne Abela (Kaleidoscope Ensemble) and Abbie Bettinis (Justice Choir) will lead a community sing and discuss “The Transformative Power of Group Singing” as well as their work with the Justice Choir Songbook.​
  • Dr. Maredia Warren will present on the historical and creative impact of the African American Spiritual in “Creativity and the African American Spiritual Network”
  • Participants will engage in interactive, grade-specific discussions in “Sing for Change in your School Communities: Reflection and Discussion.”
  • We will close with a special choral reading session, conversation, and Q&A led by the Young People’s Chorus of New York City director, Francisco Núñez!  J.W. Pepper will provide a digital reading session booklet that will be available to attendees for 30 days following the session.

​Sessions will be recorded and available to registrants for 90 days after the event.

The cost of this event is $30, $25 for current OAKE members

Free for full-time Students

Register by 9/3 for a $5 discount using the code EARLY21

Registration closes 9/24 at 10 PM

Click the link above to register and pay online.

Registrants will be emailed Zoom webinar information and the JW Pepper reading session information one day prior to the event. 

 Please email with any questions.    This event is co-sponsored by:  KONY - Kodály Organization of New York The Brearley School Poly Prep Country Day School

To purchase copies of the music from the choral reading session, please visit J.W.Pepper's webpage and search "2021 KONY Fall Workshop," or click this link


  • 1 hour 45 minutes

    The Power of Group Singing

  • 1 hour

    Creativity and the African American Spiritual Network

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