STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville choir students of all grades had the chance to improve their techniques today. The Starkville Music and Arts Village Summer workshop kicked off its third program focused on choral techniques. Mississippi State University Director of Choral Activities Gary Packwood was the featured instructor.Under the instruction of Packwood, students touched on choral elements including expression, technique, group dynamics and style. Later on the workshop’s agenda, attendees will have a chance to participate in a piano workshop and group voice workshop.