Leadership Day 2020

Updated 1/20/2020

We are pleased to share the Class Schedule for 
Leadership Day with Renee Porzel

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And here are a few updates, tips, and reminders:

* If you have a laptop or tablet, please plan to bring it to Leadership Day!

* Advance registration extended! The deadline to register for advance for just $30 has been extended until Thursday, January 23 at 11:59pm. (Advance registration checks should be mailed, as outlined below.)

* Event registration closes on January 30. For those who register from Friday, January 24 through Thursday, January 30, the fee will be $35, payable via check on site. (Please do not mail checks after January 24.)

 

CLASS SCHEDULE

* 8:30-9:00am  Arrive / Check-in

* 9:00-10:15am  Transforming the Dream Into Reality – Renee Porzel

What does it mean to be a leader in your chorus, quartet or Region? How can we turn our passion and commitment into positive results? Expand your ability to delegate tasks, and help those around you sparkle and shine!

* 10:15am  15-minute break

* 10:30-11:45am  When In Doubt, Leave It Out – Renee Porzel

Become a stronger communicator by answering chorus emails with clarity, brevity and thoughtful honesty! We will read emails from members, write our answers and share them with each other! Bring a laptop or tablet and get ready to laugh and learn!

 

* 11:45am-1:00pm  Mix & Mingle Lunch (lunch is included)

Directors will meet together in a separate room at lunchtime.

 

*** From 1:00pm to 3:15pm – Classes follow two tracks: Administrative Leaders & Musical Leaders ***

 

ADMINISTRATIVE LEADERS

Session 1

* 1:00-2:00pm with Renee – Making Social Media Work for Us!

Do you have a presence on social media platforms and how is your chorus coming across? Let’s talk about WHAT to post, WHEN to post and WHY you should post!

Session 2

2:15-3:15pm  Classes with Regional Faculty

*Effective Communication – Vicki Tisch

*Fundraising Roundtable – Beth Fulton & Phyllis Capolongo

*Membership & Marketing: Perfect Together – Melissa Prew & Lori Britt Horvath

 

MUSICAL LEADERS

Session 1

1:00-2:00pm  Classes with Regional Faculty

*Directors Meeting – Harriette Walters

*Arranging Program: An Overview – Jeanne Elmuccio

*Music Selection Guidance – Carolyn Schmidt

*Train the Trainer PVI Program – Katie Blackwood

Session 2

* 2:15-3:15pm with Renee – Setting Reasonable Expectations and Helping Members Meet Them!

Develop an evaluation process that will help get members ON the stage! Set clear guidelines and create a chorus culture that supports good singing and performing throughout the year!

 

***We all reconvene at 3:15pm for a final session with Renee***

 

* 3:15-4:00pm  What does CPR (Choosing Personal Responsibility) Really Mean? – Renee Porzel

It’s vital for leaders to empower those around them to make good choices and get the most out of their membership. CPR will elevate your members AND your music!

 

 


Updated 12/29/2019

Registration is now open for
Leadership Day with Renee Porzel
 
RELEVANT FOR ALL LEADERS, BOTH MUSICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE!
ALL ARE WELCOME!
 
Location:               Ridge School
          325 West Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ
 
Date / Time:           Saturday, February 1 • 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
                                (Registration includes all classes and lunch)
 
Clinician:               Renee Porzel
Renee Porzel is the Choreographer and Associate Director of the 7-time International Champion Melodeers Chorus. A past President of Sweet Adelines International and current member of the International Board of Directors, Renee is a highly sought-after coach for quartets and choruses. She brings over 30 years of musical and administrative leadership at all levels to Region 15’s Leadership Day!
 
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GENERAL SCHEDULE:
 
Morning classes with Renee – Topics include creating and maintaining a positive image and positive chorus culture. Sessions will be interactive, with movement and singing!
 
Lunch 
 
Afternoon classes will separate for musical and administrative leadership with Renee and regional faculty – Topics include membership and marketing ideas, fundraising, communication tips, choosing music, directors' class, how to create/run a PVI program, DCP/ACP programs.
 
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Advance Registration Deadline is January 20, 2020
 
Pre-registration Fee:     $30 per person
        (After January 20, registration will be $35)
        Registration includes all classes and lunch
 
Payment:               Mail check (payable to Greater NY NJ Region 15) by January 20 to
                               Phyllis Capolongo, 16 Whispering Woods Drive, Smithtown, NY 11787.
                               Be sure your full name and “Leadership Day” appear on your check.
 
 
For those interested in staying overnight in the area:
The region has secured a rate of $119 per night at Hampton Inn Paramus.
Hampton Inn Paramus, 625 From Road, Paramus, NJ 07652 • Phone: (201) 262-0046
On-line registration code: ADE
Group Name: Sweet Adelines Region 15
 
 

 

Greater NY/NJ Region 15
Leadership Day with Renee Porzel
February 1, 2020 • 9:00AM - 4:00PM
325 W. Ridgewood Ave, Ridgewood, NJ
 
Designed for musical & administrative chorus leaders.
All are welcome!
 
     What does chorus leadership mean?
    How can you help create a positive, drama-free chorus culture?
 
     Classes will address...
     • Delegation and empowerment
     • Decision-making capability
     • Accountability
     • Creativity and innovation
     • Commitment and passion
     • Clear communication
 
 
Join us for a day ofinteractive classes filled with music, fun, and inspiration!
 
Registration information coming soon.
 
Renee Porzel is the Choreographer and Associate Director of the 7-time International Champion Melodeers Chorus. A past President of Sweet Adelines International and current member of the International Board of Directors, Renee is a highly sought-after coach for quartets and choruses. She brings over 30 years of musical and administrative leadership at all levels to Region 15’s Leadership Day!