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Choral Workshops 2014

Le Chant des Oyseaux
 
 French version
 
 
"Rouse yourselves, sleeping hearts..."
 Birdsong by Clément Janequin  

OUR CHORAL WORKSHOPS

French touch
 
We have been running choral workshops in France since the creation of the association in 2005 : 17 summer choral workshops and 14 weekend courses.
 
Our association 'Le Chant des Oyseaux' is aimed at practice and promotion of high standard choral singing. Our summer workshops are improvement workshops. They are not sight-reading or note-learning workshops. Singers are expected to have studied the notes at home on their own before the workshop. So our choral workshops can offer the chance of a thorough work and an ever more active and finer listening in a very friendly and joyful atmosphere.
 
Workshops 1 and 2 are open to amateur choral singers aged 18 years and over with a sound choral background and a weekly vocal practice, much involved in the work of preparation and improvement.
Workshop 3 is open to choral conductors or music teachers with a good vocal practice. 
 
We propose an optional pre-course workshop in June to people who take part in our summer choral workshops 1 or 2 and send MIDI files to singers who do not read music.
 
Singers come from all over France, from Europe and overseas. We welcomed singers coming from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Switzerland, UK and USA. 
 
Numbers are limited (40 participants). So if you would be interested in a summer choral workshop, please sign up a.s.a.p.
 
Official languages of our choral workshops : English and French.

 

 "...Uncork your ears..."
C. Janequin
 

CHORAL WORKSHOPS 2014

We run choral workshops in three different regions of France (Brittany, Languedoc-Roussillon and Rhône-Alps). Our workshops are usually held in summer but we occasionally propose weekends during other seasons.
 
We invite you to learn more about our upcoming choral workshops. Please have a look and enjoy your visit !
 
We look forward to seeing you on one of our upcoming summer choral workshops.

 

       

 

'A painter paints pictures on canvas. 
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.'

L.Stokowski

1st Choral Workshop  

July 5-12, 2014
in Arradon - Gulf of Morbihan
Brittany - France
 
Tomás Luis de VICTORIA
 

2nd Choral Workshop

July 26-August 2, 2014
in the abbey of Caunes-Minervois
Languedoc-Roussillon - France
 
Felix MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY
Johannes BRAHMS
 

3rd Choral Workshop 

August 3-9, 2014
in the abbey of Caunes-Minervois
Languedoc-Roussillon - France
 
Open to choral conductors and music teachers
 
Tomás Luis de VICTORIA
 

PRE-COURSE CHORAL WORKSHOPS

14-15 June 2014 in Lyon (France)   more information on page '1st choral workshop'
21-22 June 2014 in Lyon (France)   more information on page '2nd choral workshop'

 

with Franck Pellé-Rolland
             choral conductor
 
More information about our choral conductor on page 'Choral conductor'

 

We would like to hear from you.
Email : Choral workshops in France
Phone +33 967 071 166

 

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