Interviews with Dale Warland:

(part 1 of 3)
The Dale Warland Singers commissioned more new choral music than any other classical music organization in the country. In this 2004 interview with ComposersOnline writer Abbie Betinis, Dr. Warland reveals his views on choral music in America today, talks about composer-conductor interaction, and explains his Choral Ventures™ program for commissioning.

Part 1

(part 2 of 3)
In the second of three interviews, Dr. Warland discusses his plans after the Dale Warland Singers, recommends ways to promote new music, and discloses his 17 favorite examples of fine choral writing.

Part 2

(part 3 of 3)
In the final interview, Dr. Warland provides specific tips for writing choral music, including advice on notation, score layout, and text-setting.

Part 3


Master Class

Watch a Master Class, An American Icon Developing Tone in the Dale Warland Singers, with Dale Warland presented by the National American Choral Directors Association (NACA)