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Young Conductors Symposium

UConn Choirs

Young Conductors Symposium

Thursday, September 20th, 2018


UConn Young Conductor’s Symposium – on Thursday, September 20, 2018,  UConn Choirs will host our 3nd Annual Young Conductors Symposium for high school student choral leaders. The day is intended for any and all choral singers and student leaders. Some schools send one student, others bring their entire choir and all are welcome! Participating students will spend the day at UConn learning about all aspects of choral leadership from UConn Choral Faculty including Dr. Jamie Spillane, Prof. Jessica von Villas, and Dr. Cara Bernard UConn’s vocal music education specialist as well as our talented choral graduate students. Selected participants will have the opportunity to direct the UConn Chamber Singers during the afternoon rehearsal/demonstration. Please follow the link below for more information and to secure your spot!

TENTATIVE – Schedule


Nearby restaurants listed from the north to south:

Moe’s Southwest Grill – This is like “Chipotle”

Froyo Frozen Yogurt

7 Eleven

Dog Lane Café – organic, local, interesting, salads to sandwiches to burgers


Insomnia Cookies

Moo-yah Burger – like Five Guys

Geno’s Italian Restaurant – Coach Geno Auriemma’s restaurant

Husky Pizza

Barnes & Noble Café

Tea & More Café – Asian- rice bowls etc…

Katmandu Kitchen – Indian  $10 lunch buffet

Blaze – Fast Fired pizza (like Subway for pizza – gluten free pizza available)

Bruegger’s Bagles

Jamba Juice

Dunkin Donuts

Gansett Wraps – wraps, pizza, & more

Chaing’s Garden – Chinese

Toast – Sandwiches and more on the back road of Storrs Center

Grill 86 – Sports Bar


Oriental Café – Chinese & Sushi

Little Alladin – Mediterranean food

Randy’s Wooster St. Pizza (New Haven Style pizza)

Price Chopper – Grocery with many prepared items and dining area (sushi, pizza, pasta, subs)