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International Seminar on Vocal Pop & Jazz for Youth Choir Conductors & Singers

Location: Sweden
Voicing: Mixed
Örebro, Sweden, 27-31 October 2010
 
Clinicians
  • Fred Sjöberg
  • Alessandro Cadario
  • Stefan berglund
Clinic Choir
  • Coro Accademia Feniarco
Conductors
  • The Master Class can accept a maximum of 10 active participants.
  • The director of the course will make a selection of the participants
  • on the basis of their artistic and cultural curricula that should be
  • attached to the application form when sent.
  • Applications form passive students are limited to 30 people.
Working language: English

Laboratory choir and singers
For the entire course the participants will have a mixed laboratory choir, Coro Accademia Feniarco, of 25 adult singers at their disposal. Additional singers can apply to be a part of the choir sending a performance of a choral piece chosen by them in their own vocal register. The recording should be sent to SWICCO secretariat by Sep 15th 2010.

Contents
  • Analysis and study of pop and jazz music arranged for choirs.
  • Rehearsal technique.
  • Conducting technique.
  • Vocal technique and associated problems.
  • The use of combo versus a cappella.

Music Program
The program will consist of pop and jazz music from all over the world using music especially arranged for choirs by contemporary composers and taken from the repertoires of artists such as Abba, Sting, Elton John, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Chicago, U2, Lionel Richie, Toto, Salem al Fakir, The Real Group and others. At the end of the course, on Saturday evening, a public concert with the Coro Accademia Feniarco will be conducted by the best conductors on the course.