VOCES8 Vocal Leadership Workshop


Hesston College VOCES8 Vocal Leadership Workshop presented by Sunflower Performing Arts

High School ensembles are invited to bring up to eight students for an afternoon workshop and evening concert presented by VOCES8. Following the workshop, we will rehearse Underneath the Stars with all students and then break into small groups to rehearse and present informal mini-performances. Schools are encouraged to rehearse together before they arrive if possible.


High School provides music for each student (Underneath the Stars, arr. Clements, published by Peters Sheet Music Plus, JW Pepper)
Supper provided by Hesston College Performing Arts
Complimentary tickets (2 adults and 8 students) provided by Sunflower Performing Arts


Registration capacity is for 17 schools (138 students) reserved on a first come, first served basis. Email Russell Adrian at russell.adrian@hesston.edu to register or for questions regarding the event.

Schedule – February 22, 2022

1:30 p.m. – arrive at Hesston Mennonite Church
2 to 3 p.m. – VOCES8 Vocal Workshop
3 to 3:30 p.m. – VOCES8 masterclass with Bel Canto Singers
3:30 p.m. – snack break
4 to 6 p.m. – rehearsal: Underneath the Stars

  • 4 – full rehearsal
  • 5 – small groups rehearse (borrow a Hesston College Bel Canto Singer to round out of your group)
  • 5:30 – mini-performances

6:15 p.m. – supper
7 p.m. – doors open
7:30 p.m. – VOCES8 concert