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Sat, Feb 04


St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church

Workshop 3 - From Vocal Exploration to A Cappella Expertise

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Workshop 3 - From Vocal Exploration to A Cappella Expertise
Workshop 3 - From Vocal Exploration to A Cappella Expertise

Time & Location

Feb 04, 2023, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM PST

St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church, 5244 Tujunga Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91601, USA

About The Event

Workshop #3: February 4, 2023

Registration: 9:00-9:25am Pacific Time

Workshop: 9:30am-1:00pm Pacific Time

IN PERSON or online via Zoom

From Vocal Exploration to A Cappella Expertise

Clinician: Rob Dietz

We ask everyone to be responsible for their own health and safety in making the decision to mask, vaccinate and test. We wish to keep our workshops as safe as possible.

About the workshop:

Come join us as Rob Dietz, (Co-Founder of A CAPPELLA ACADEMY),(Arranger and coach for NBC's The Sing-Off), shares his professional experience and expertise in the areas of arranging, rehearsal techniques, a capella, and pop singing/contemporary voice. Vocal arranging is not as difficult as you would expect! This workshop will equip you with important tips about arranging for a cappella groups and choirs. Rob will present effective rehearsal techniques beginning with basic foundation and approaches. The activities will be focused toward middle and high school contemporary vocal music to help participants discover new skills and hone the skills they already have. Upper elementary music teachers will be able to inform their teaching practice and benefit from experiencing more in-depth skills that can be expected of students when they reach middle school!


About the Clinician:

Rob Dietz is a multiple CARA winning singer and vocal percussionist who has been arranging, composing, teaching, and performing contemporary a cappella music for over 20 years. Based in Los Angeles, Rob is best known for his work as an arranger and group coach for NBC’s The Sing-Off.  A native of Ithaca, NY, Rob got his start singing in high school as a member of the a cappella quintet, Ascending Height, with whom he wrote and produced the first ever album of all original music at the high school level. He graduated from Ithaca College in 2010 where he received a dual degree in music and business. As a performer, Rob is an award-winning vocal percussionist. His distinctive sound has been featured on several TV shows including Fox’s Glee and the Late Late Show with James Corden. Rob has had the pleasure of collaborating with and arranging for top talent and world-renowned artists, including Pentatonix, Voiceplay, Smokey Robinson, Flo Rida, and Sara Bareilles. Rob has a deep passion for a cappella education and is a founding co-director (along with Ben Bram and Avi Kaplan) of A CAPPELLA ACADEMY. Rob is a sought-after presenter and clinician who has led vocal music workshops at events such as the National A Cappella Convention and the ACDA National convention. Alongside his work in contemporary a cappella music, Rob is an avid choral composer, with work published by Alfred Music Publishing and GIA Publications. His pieces continue to be performed by choirs from all over the world.


St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church (Gym)

5244 Tujunga Ave, North Hollywood CA, 91601


You may use street parking, meter parking, or the lot of the elementary school behind Wagner Hall. The parking lot behind Wagner Hall is off of McCormick St. and Bakman Ave. If you park in the lot, walk north/west back to the corner of Tujunga Ave. and McCormick St. to get to the gym where the workshop will be held. Look for the KASC banner! 

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Zoom Options:

NOTE: This workshop is designed for in-person participants. However, if you cannot attend in person, you are welcome to view the Zoom Livestream. You must attend live on Zoom during the workshop hours from 9:30am-1:00pm Pacific Time. There will be no recording available after the workshop. We will do our best to accomodate the needs of Zoom attendees but because of the unpredictable nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee perfect audio/visuals. Zoom participants will be unable to participate in the full workshop experience with circle games, etc, but will view all in-person activities, receive the handout, and will be given the opportunity to ask questions.


$25 In Person or Online KASC Members (Members will get a coupon code for $10 off!)

$35 In Person or Online Non-Members


If you would like a hard copy, please print the handout for yourself. Handout link will be available prior to the workshop.

FREE Full-time students:

If you are a full-time student and want to attend our workshop for free, then become a FREE member of OAKE with KASC as your chapter! Be sure to select "full-time student" as your membership type.

(Current student members will receive a coupon code for free admission via email. If you become a full-time student and haven't received the coupon code, email us at and we will provide it!)

*NOTE* The email containing the Zoom Link will be sent to EVERYONE on Friday, February 3 at 9:00am.  Our email automations are sent from "" and the subject will be "Workshop #3 Tomorrow!". Please check your junk mail if it seems you did not receive this email! You may register all the way up until 9:30am on the day of the event. If you register for the in person ticket but are unable to attend, you are welcome to attend the Zoom livestream but no refunds will be given.


  • Workshop #3: IN PERSON

    2/4/23 from 9:30am-1:00pm.

  • Workshop #3: Zoom access

    2/4/23 from 9:30am-1:00pm Pacific Time. (MUST ATTEND EVENT LIVE DURING WORKSHOP HOURS. There will be no recording available.)




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