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Conferences, Workshops & Masterclasses

9th World Symposium on Choral Music, Puerto Madryn, Patagonia, Argentina, 3-10 Aug 2011. Organized by the CIC Foundation in cooperation with ADICORA. Motto: "Singing in Nature". Contact: Tel: +54-2965-439232, Email: info@ - Website: Rimini International Choral Workshop with Peter Phillips, Andrea Angelini and Ghilslaine Morgan, Italy, 21-28 Aug 2011. For advanced choristers and conductors. Repertory focused on Renaissance Sacred Music. Final concert, Sung Mass and diploma. Individual vocal tuition. Contact: Musica Ficta, Tel: +39-347-2573878, Email: Website: Music in Ávila, Spain, 22-27 Aug 2011. Program centred on larger-scale works of Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548-1611): his double choir Ave Maria and the motet Laetatus sum with the three-choir Mass based upon it. For experienced and confident choral singers of all ages. Contact: Lacock Courses, Andrew van der Beek, Tel: +44-1249-730468, Email: - Website: Circlesongs, Workshop with Bobby McFerrin, Rhinebeck, NY, USA, 28 Aug-2 Sep 2011. Exploration of vocalizations, musical styles, and improvisational technique. Group chant improvisations (circle songs) and other creative exercises. Open to singers, musicians, and artists of all levels of experience—as well as those who have never sung or performed before. Contact: Omega Institute, Tel: +1-800-944-1001, Email: registration@eomega. org - Website: Solevoci Camp with the Swingle Singers, Bagno a Ripoli (FI), Italy, 1-4 Oct 2011. Workshop on vocal technique, bass and vocal percussion, stage presence, arrangement or composition of a po or jazz piece, etc... For vocal groups, choir conductors, choir members and a cappella music lovers. Contact: Associazione Culturale Solevoci, Tel: +39-332260869, Fax: +39-332-260869, Email: info@solevoci. it - Website: English Weekend, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3-4 Sep 2011. Choral evensong in Amsterdam's famous Oude Kerk under the direction of Paul Spicer. Contact: Angela Thomas and Rosie Holder, Email:

6th European Academy for Choral Conductors and Singers, Fano, Italy, 4-11 Sep 2011. Conductor: Nicole Corti (France). French and English repertoire of the 20th Century. Contact: FENIARCO, Tel: +39-0434-876724, Fax: +39-0434877554, Email: - Website: www. Convention for Choral Music, Dortmund, Germany, 22-25 Sep 2011. Biennal convention including workshops, masterclasses, symposia on social and political topics, exhibition, concerts. With Simon Halsey (artist in residence), Rundfunkchor Berlin, Stefan Parkman, Rupert Huber, WDR Rundfunkchor, Freider Bernius, Harald Jers, Kammerchor Consono, Brady Allred, Maybebop, Erik Westberg, etc... Contact: Deutscher Chorverband e.V., Tel: +49-30-847108930, Fax: +49-30-847108999, Email: - Website:

3rd Stellenbosch Seminar for Choral Conductors, Singers, Educators and Composers, South Africa, 15-18 March 2012. Lectures, workshops, masterclasses, and concerts on aspects of choral conducting, singing, education, and composition. Contact: Department of Music at Stellenbosch University, Tel: +27-21-8872047, Fax: +27-218082340, Email: Website: Carmina Slovenica Attaca, Maribor, Slovenia, 19-22 Apr 2012. International masterclasses and workshops for conductors with artistic leader Karmina Šilec. Program of the workshops by international and Slovenian clinicians: choregie concept, contemporary and ethnic music from different countries, Balkanika, Slovenian sounds. In the frame of the “Na a pesem” choir competition and the Grand Prix Europe Competition. Contact: Carmina Slovenica, Tel: +386-2-2512215, Fax: +386-2-2525224, Email: Website:

4th International Music Council World Forum, Tallinn, Estonia, 26 Sep-2 Oct 2011. Platform on music and society in the 21st century, exploring a variety of topics from diverse perspectives: cultural, political and economical and focusing on 5 areas: cultural diversity, music as a vector for dialogue, creativity and innovation in music distribution, new approaches to music education, changing audiences (challenges for art music around the world). Contact: Conseil International de la Musique, Tel: +33-145684850, Fax: +33-1-43068798, Email: forum. - Website:

Podium 2012 Choral Celebration Chorale, Ottawa, Canada, 17-20 May 2012. Canada's national choral conference. Choirs should apply before: 15 March 2011. Contact: Association of Canadian Choral Communities and Choirs Ontario, Tel: +1-416-923 1144, Fax: +1-416-929 0415, Email: - Website: www.choirsontario. org

Conference on Religious Vocal Music of the Mediterranean Countries, Volos, Greece, 7-9 Oct 2011. Music Unites all religions of the Mediterranean countries at the superb Thessaly Congress Hall in Volos, Greece. For submission of proposal (performances and lectures), apply before 20 Feb. To participate in the conference, apply before 31 Aug. Contact: Moviment Coral Catalá, Tel: +34-933196728, Fax: +34-93-2680668, Email: mcc@mcc. ca - Website:

IFCM World Choral Summit Voices in Harmony, Beijing, China, 15-22 July 2012. Choirs from five continents will join with their Chinese counterparts to highlight the importance of the choral art. Executives from 30 national and international choral organizations will be invited to the Summit, sharing ideas from their respective choral traditions. Contact: International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM), Fax: +1-512-551 0105, Email: Website:

Orthodox Music with Theodora Pavlovitch, Tolosa, Spain, 5-6 Nov 2011. Repertoire including pieces from Yoan Kukuzell, P.I. Tchaikovsky, Sergei Rachmaninov, Dobri Hristov, Konstantin Shvedov, Alexander Tekeliev. Contact: Euskal-Herriko Abesbatzen Alkartea - Confederacion de Coros del Pais Vasco, Tel: +34-943-670 013, Fax: +34-943-536 973, Email: - Website:

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