Registration fee: $10
7/16: 9-11 PM: FIA Showcase of the Performing Arts
Get ready for another outstanding panoply of performances from musicians, poets, and others. The pinnacle of diversity, creativity, and professionalism.
7/16: 11 PM – 12:30 AM: Showcase After Hours.
Participate in our celebration of the Showcase with performers and those behind the scenes who put it all together.
7/17: Late morning: Membership meeting
All are welcome. Hear an overview of our activities during the past year and take part in officer elections.
7/17: 5:30-6:45 PM: Stretching the Canvas, Cosponsored by AABT (More TBA )
7/18: 2:30-3:45 PM: You Gotta Have Harp:
Relax while learning about the harp through presentations and performances. In honor of FIA past president Lynn Hedl. Presenters: Nancy Pendegraph, Huntsville, AL; Jason Castonguay, Manchester, CT
7/19: 7:30-8:45 PM. Opera Arias. (with BPI)
7/19: 9-10:45 PM. Prose and Poetry reading
Share some of your original work or just come listen. (with Next Gen and Blind Pride). Facilitators: Carla Hayes, McMurray, PA
7/20: 2:30-3:45 PM. Podcasting for Beginners
For those who are interested in, and nervous about, creating podcasts. Will discuss needed equipment and basic techniques. (With Blind Pride and Next Gen). Presenter: Derek Lane, Instructor, IC Music, LLC; Owner, Lane’s Audio; Morganton, NC
7/21: 9:00- 10:15 PM. A Little Protest Night Music (BPI)
7/22: 5:45-7 PM. FIA Scholarship Winners Come Together
Learn about the exploits of FIA scholarship winners and their plans for the future. (with AABS/AABT.) Panelists: Wayne Pearcy, Allston, MA; Matthew Shifrin, Newton, MA; Meghan Downing, Santa Barbara CA; and 2021 scholarship winner. Moderators: Peter Altschul, Columbia, MO. and Nancy Pendegraph, Huntsville, AL