The CALLERLAB Convention category contains articles with information drawn from CALLERLAB conventions. Each convention presents 40 or more hours of education, much of which has been recorded and/or has handout documents associated with it. Since there are now hundreds of session recordings available, index articles have been placed in this category to make specific material easier to find. The 2019 convention is Apr 15-17 in Richmond, Virginia. To see a flyer, Click Here.
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Article Type Author Last Update Description Summary Presentation Barry Clasper (firstname.lastname@example.org) January 2016 For many years, as a lead-in to the main convention, CALLERLAB has hosted a 1-1/2 day seminar focusing on how to call square dance parties for non-dancers. CALLERLAB has posted to YouTube videos of a number of ...Read More
Article Type Owner Links Description Resource CALLERLAB (email@example.com) Click here to see the index page for the audio recordings. Each year the CALLERLAB Convention provides two full days of education and information sessions. For many years audio recordings have been made of selected sessions, and latterly some have also been ...Read More
Article Type Owner Links Description Resource CALLERLAB (firstname.lastname@example.org) Click here to go to the index page showing all the video files posted to date. Each year the CALLERLAB Convention provides two full days of education and information sessions. For many years audio recordings have been made of selected sessions, and ...Read More
Article Type Author Publication Date Links Description Document Richard Manning (email@example.com) 2016-03-30 Digital Music 101 Digital Music 102 These handouts (Digital Music 101 and 102) were created for a presentation at the 2018 CALLERLAB Convention in Albuquerque. Digital Music 101 deals with the Windows considerations for downloading your music, placing ...Read More
Article Type Author Last Update Description Summary Barry Clasper (firstname.lastname@example.org) 2019-11-24 This summary article points to some places where recordings of interviews with callers have been collected. Collection Name Description Visit With the Legends At several recent conventions CALLERLAB ran a session titled "A Visit With the Legends". In each ...Read More
Article Type Author Publication Date Links Description Document Bob Riggs (Bob@SDE-Co.com) 2017-04-08 Equipment List PDF This 2-page document lists some of the commonly used sound equipment used for square dancing and where it may be obtained. It is a handout from a presentation at the Community Dance Leaders Seminar (CDLS) ...Read More
Article Type Event Date Presenter Links Description Presentation CALLERLAB Convention March 2014 Patrick Schwerdtfeger Video This video shows the keynote address at the 2014 CALLERLAB convention in Reno, Nevada. It spawned the now famous catchphrase that "Nobody is talking about square dancing because nobody is talking about square dancing" ...Read More
Article Type Author Publication Date Links Description Document Barry Clasper (email@example.com) Allan Hurst (firstname.lastname@example.org) 2019-07-28 Newsletter Extract The linked PDF contains 2 articles from the March 2019 edition of the GCA Callsheet. The first, by Barry Clasper, describes the benefits of being a participant in CALLERLAB, and in particular the ...Read More
Article Type Submitter Date Links Description Idea Wayne Weston (email@example.com ) 2017-04-08 Handout PDF This handout from the CDLS session at the 2017 CALLERLAB convention explains how to slave one sound system to another using a hearing assist system. This avoids having to string long cables when sounding large rooms ...Read More
Article Type Author Publication Date Links Description Document Bob Riggs (bob@SquareDanceEtc.com) 2019-04-15 Presentation Handout SqView is a very popular computer program specifically designed to play and manage square dance music. Bob Rigg's presentation at CALLERLAB 2019 contains invaluable guidance on how to use the program and organize your music for ...Read More