Voices of Spirit 2022

Basic course in choral conducting for beginners

Basic course in choral conducting
with Sebastian
Meixner

Friday 27 May 2022

Instructor: Mag. Sebastian Meixner

This four-hour workshop offers anyone interested a unique opportunity to get a taste of the basics of choral conducting. If you would like to “switch sides” or simply try out conducting, this is the right basic course for you.

Sebastian Meixner

Program

Sebastian Meixner teaches the participants the most important basics of choral conducting in four exciting hours. How do you start a piece together with the choir – and how do you finish it together? These basic techniques will be learned in the workshop – this “crash course” is sure to have something for everyone who would like to try out the craft of conducting.

Registration

by form: https://form.jotform.com/220622528671353

Registration by phone: 0043 316 829925

Instructor

Sebastian Meixner studied music education/informatics as well as conducting with a focus on choir with Johannes Prinz in Graz. During his studies, he discovered his enthusiasm for choral music. Thus, he founded his first (youth) choir, nota bene, with Martin Stampfl in 2007. He gained further experience in master classes with Alois Glaßner (AUT), Robert Sund (SWE), Yuval Ben-Ozer (ISR) and Thomas Caplin (NOR) as well as in workshops with Gunnar Eriksson (SWE), Ragnar Rasmussen (NOR), Mathias Becker (GER) and Anders Jalkéus (SWE).
As a choir director he was awarded with his choirs “nota bene” as well as the Styrian regional youth choir “Cantanima” with numerous prizes at national and international competitions, among others 2nd place in the folk song competition, 1st place in the art song competition as well as audience prize at the choir competition in Spittal/Drau 2014; golden diploma at “Praga cantat” 2018; 1st place, best program and further special prizes at “Ave Verum” in Baden 2019.
As artistic director of the “Camerata Styria” he was invited to rehearse the Christmas Oratorio under Jordi Savall in the founding year 2020. Further collaborations took place with renowned artists* such as Stephanie Houtzeel, Andreas Stoehr, Florian Birsak, Philipp Scheucher and others. Sebastian Meixner is active as a lecturer at teacher and choir director training courses, singing weeks, workshops and seminars throughout Austria.

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