VocalFest 2020



VocalFest 2020 session recordings and handouts are now available! 

Click here for all links and details.



Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our very first Virtual VocalFest! Our gratitude goes out to all those who made this day possible: International Faculty Mary Rhea, our Region 15 Faculty, Education Coordinator (and intrepid emcee extraordinaire) Jean Schoenlank, the Regional Management Team, our session hosts, and the pros at Malone Media.


How'd it go?

Please take a moment to fill out an Evaluation Form. Your feedback will help us better serve you!

(We know there were some technical issues today - but we ask that you primarily focus your feedback on the content of the sessions you attended.)

VocalFest 2020 Evaluation Form



Not able to attend VocalFest?

Were you there, but missed one of the breakout sessions?

We are excited to announce that all of today's session were recorded. We will make these videos available to the membership very soon (as well as any session handouts). Stay tuned for those details.


Region 15 Virtual Chorus Project

Greater Nassau Chorus Master Director 700 Harriette Walters teased to an upcoming region-wide project during the afternoon session. Stay tuned for many, many more details, resources, and full instructions. [There will be an interp track shared, but but feel free to get a jump on this by checking out the Chart and Tracks for "That's What Friends Are For" on the Regional Music area of the Members Only site (requires login)!]


It's not too late to donate

Accepting contributions via check and PayPal. 

Click here to contibute via PayPal 

* Checks payable to "Greater NY / NJ Region 15" can be mailed to Phyllis Capolongo, 16 Whispering Woods Drive, Smithtown, NY 11787. Be sure your full name and “VocalFest 2020” appear on your check.



Registration for Virtual VocalFest is now closed.

All VocalFest registrants should have received an email from Malone Media with the subject line INSTRUCTIONS - Virtual Vocalfest 2020 including access information for the day.

It was sent by [email protected] and may appear in your email with the sender “Region 15 Regional Management Team.”

If you did not receive this message, please check your spam / junk folders.

If you still can't find it — or if you have any questions at all — please contact Vicki Tisch (Region 15 Communications Coordinator) at [email protected].



An email called Everything you need to prepare for VocalFest, went out to the full membership on Tuesday, September 8. It included three attachmens, with all of the critical information you need to attend and navigate our very first Virtual VocalFest. All three available via links here.
If you are attending VocalFest, please read through everything carefully and contact Vicki Tisch ([email protected]) with any questions.
A FRIENDLY DISCLAIMER: Buckle up! You’re about to read a lot of information – including details about the technology we’re using, and how to move around in the event. Don’t let it intimidate you! We promise you’ll be able to enter the event, move back and forth to the breakout rooms, and have a great day! If you’ve attended a Zoom meeting, you’ll be able to navigate VocalFest!


The VocalFest Class Schedule and Registration Form now available!

VocalFest 2020 — Virtually Together 

Saturday, September 12 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (plus Afterglow from 8-9pm)

Featuring International Faculty Mary Rhea and Your Region 15 Faculty. 


Click here for the CLASS SCHEDULE


On the schedule, you will see our full agenda for the day, including class descriptions. There are two rounds of breakout sessions planned. In the first session, you will be able to attend three of the five classes. In the second session, you can attend one of five offerings. We ask that you choose your breakout classes in advance. You may change your mind, but we are collecting responses to gauge interest and manage class sizes.

We encourage you to learn (or refresh) the regional song That's What Friends Are For, to sing along during the Virtual Chorus Rehearsal with Master Director 700 Harriette Walters. Chart and tracks available in the Regional Music area of the Members Only website. (More details on the virtual chorus project to come.)


Please plan to submit your registration response by

Saturday, September 5, to help us with planning.

Official registration cutoff is Friday, September 11 at 5:00pm

(Unfortunately, we will not be able to accept additional new registrations after that.)

VocalFest 2020 Registration Form


VocalFest Registration: $15 suggested contribution

These are challenging times - we invite you to pay what you can. Accepting contributions via check and PayPal. 
* Checks payable to "Greater NY / NJ Region 15" can be mailed to Phyllis Capolongo, 16 Whispering Woods Drive, Smithtown, NY 11787. Be sure your full name and “VocalFest 2020” appear on your check.
As you will see at the end of the class schedule, this day of learning will be capped off with a VocalFest Afterglow from 8:00 - 9:00 pm, hosted by our reigning Regional Champion Quartet: HARMONY!
It's going to be a great day! We hope to see you there.
Please contact Vicki Tisch (Region 15 Communications Coordinator) at [email protected] with any questions.




Save the Date: Region 15's VocalFest 2020 is happening! 
Please join us on Saturday, September 12 for VocalFest 2020: "Virtually Together" -- a day of learning, laughing, and connecting together, even though we're physically apart.
Basic Schedule
* 9:00 am to 3:30 pm - Multiple classes and interactive sessions led by International Faculty and Queen of Harmony Mary Rhea, Region 15 Faculty, and others
* 8:00 - 9:00 pm - Virtual Afterglow hosted by Harmony Quartet
Registration information and full class details coming soon!