FULL CONDUCTOR positions now open for 8 day Master Class w/Simon Carrington
Event Date: August 1, 2013
Posted: April 13, 2013
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
SARTEANO CHAMBER CHORAL CONDUCTING WORKSHOP w/SIMON CARRINGTON, BRONISLAWA FALINSKA and BRIAN O'CONNELL
27 July - 3 August 2013
Sarteano (Tuscany), Italy
Due to some cancellations we have recently had several Full Conductor positions open up for our workshop's 8 days of conducting master classes:
The afternoon session will consist solely of daily 4.5 hours of conducting master classes with Simon Carrington. Each Full Conductor will conduct in every master class. EVERYONE sings - the master class uses the entire workshop ensemble as its laboratory, so everyone receives the benefits of each day's 4.5 hour master class.
This intensive and very supportive conducting workshop is geared for choral conductors and music educators with strong vocal ability who are interested in rehearsing and performing chamber choral music. We also heartily welcome qualified singers who are interested in attending the workshop in a non-conducting capacity; who love to sing in a chamber group environment and/or are very specifically looking to learn rehearsal and conducting techniques. Up to two graduate credits are available through The Boston Conservatory.
There are three possible tiers of participation: Full Conductor, Conducting Auditor, and Singer.
The two-part morning session will consist of group Vocal Pedagogy with Bronislawa Falinska utilizing the Rohmert Method of Functional Voicetraining, a method not commonly found in the States; and clinics on developing a vital chamber choir, with Brian O'Connell. This year we are again delighted to offer a Q&A/Dialogue session with Simon, as well.
Conducting Auditors will have an assigned time to conduct the ensemble, and are also scheduled for a private videoed conducting session with Simon.
Also, over the course of the week, two Conducting Auditor's are also chosen to rehearse the ensemble and conduct a piece in the final concert from the Conducting Auditor's morning repertoire.
This will be the ninth consecutive year of Simon, Broni and I working together in enchanting Sarteano.
For a detailed description of the workshop and an online application form, please visit our website at http://www.sarteanochoralworkshop.com
Contact: Gail Leicher + 1 781.652.0158