5. Because you care about each individual singer in your chorus, and so do the instructors at DVLS. Whether you’re in charge of four singers or a hundred, you know each one brings something unique to your group’s sound. You’ll learn techniques for dealing with all kinds of musical, learning and personal challenges from leaders who have been where you are!
4. Because a good leader is a good student. Uplifting and informative classes will reinvigorate experienced directors and instill confidence in new ones. You’ll return to your singers refreshed and ready to work on your goals!
3. Because you want to try new things! “A Brand New Song & Dance” is the theme of DVLS 2019, and it lives up to its name with innovative classes on singing, dancing, arranging, planning and all aspects of leading barbershop singers.
2. Because you want to work alongside other barbershop leaders. At DVLS, you’ll learn alongside classmates who are as enthusiastic about barbershop as you are and work with instructors who are role models, heroes and inspirations to barbershoppers around the world.
1. Because you deserve it—and so do your singers! Leading barbershoppers isn’t easy, yet you’ve taken on that role because you love this art form and the singers who make it happen. The education you gain from DVLS will benefit not only you but your singers and the entire barbershop world.