VOICES OF SPIRIT – 7th International Choral Festival Graz

20-24 May 2020

The international choral festival „Voices of Spirit“ combines top-class concerts with a wide range of workshops on choral music with selected speakers. We are happy to welcome the renowned Finnish ensemble Rajaton as our Artists in Residence. In addition to the vocal highlights, the charm and Mediterranean flair of our city – located in the green heart of Austria – will enchant you.

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Packages

🅐1 Participate with your choir taking one of our workshop classes

Programme

• Wednesday: Peform at the event „Lange Nacht der Chöre“
• Thursday: Workshop/Rehearsals and in the evening attend the gala concert of Rajaton (FI)
• Friday: Workshop in the morning and in the evening perform concerts „Out of Graz“
• Saturday: Sightseeing Graz in the morning, Singing Bim, Singing Street, dress rehearsal in the afternoon, Final concert of the workshop in the evening

Your choice of workshops

  • Workshop 1: „The Magic of Russian choral music“ for adult choirs
    Sergey Sidorenko (RU) – LANGUAGE: ENGLISH
  • Workshop 2 “Northern Lights” for adult choirs
    Dr. Adrianna Tam (US) LANGUAGE: ENGLISH / GERMAN
  • Workshop 3 “Voices of Tomorrow” for children and youth choirs
    Dr. Robert Göstl (DE) LANGUAGE: GERMAN / ENGLISH
  • Workshop 4 “The Music of Mia Makaroff” for adult choirs
    Mia Makaroff (FI) LANGUAGE: GERMAN / ENGLISH

Pricing

  • ADULTS (FROM 16 YEARS): € 100.- PER PERSON
  • CHILDREN AND YOUTH (UP TO 15 YEARS): € 75.- PER PERSON

🅐2 Participate with your choir without taking classes

Programme

  • Wednesday: Perform at the event „Lange Nacht der Chöre“
  • Thursday: Perform at a religious service in one of the churches in Graz, in the evening attend the gala concert of Rajaton (FI)
  • Friday: Perform at a „Out of Graz“ Concert
  • Saturday: Sightseeing Graz in the morning, Singing Bim, Singing Street, in the evening attend the final concert.

Pricing

  • DULTS (FROM 16 YEARS): € 70.- PER PERSON
  • CHILDREN AND YOUTH (UP TO 15 YEARS): € 50.- PER PERSON

🅑1 Ensemble workshop – Rajaton (FI)

🅑2 Ensemble workshop Early Music – Tanja Vogrin (SI)

🅑3 Estill Voice Training – Patrik Thurner (AT)

Pricing:

Adults: € 175.- per person
Students: € 140.-

Workshops on many choral music matters by renowned Experts.

  • Rhythm and Choir, Mia Makaroff (FI)
  • Gospels und Folk Songs from USA, Adrianna Tam (US)
  • Hits für Oberstimmen, Gesa Werhahn und Mädchenchor Hamburg (DE)
  • Russische Chormusik, Sergey Sidorenko und Tula State Choir (RU)
  • Chormusik aus Lateinamerika „Das kommt mir spanisch vor!“, Andrés García (CO)
  • My favourite Bach – Josef Döller (AT)
  • Faszination Kärntnerlied, Stefan Gruber (AT)
  • Steirisch singen und jodeln, Hugo Mali (AT)
  • Creating sound in Choral Music, Birgitta Wetzl (AT)
  • Choralsingen – aber wie? Ein Crashkurs für Einsteiger, Franz Karl Prassl (AT)
  • Crashkurs Chorleitung, Andrés García (CO)
  • Chormusik für die Liturgie Arbeitstitel, Michael Schadler (AT)

YOU CAN CHOOSE YOUR OWN SET OF WORKSHOPS CONSULTING THE PLAN THAT WILL BE PUBLISHED SOON.

Pricing:

  • ADULTS: € 150.- PER PERSON
  • STUDENTS: € 100,- PER PERSON

Jan Schumacher & studio choir Cantanima (Leitung: Sebastian Meixner) – www.cantanima.at

Max. 10 Participants – Programme (10 pieces a cappella) will be published soon

Programme

  • Wednesday 15:00-21:00: Reharsal with the studio choir
  • Thursday 09:00-13:00 & 15:00-18:30: Reharsal with the studio choir
  • Thursday 20:00: Attend Gala Concert Rajaton
  • Friday 09:00-13:00 Privatissimum
  • Friday 15:00-21:30: Reharsal with the studio choir
  • Saturday 10:30-13:30: Reharsal with the studio choir
  • Saturday 16:00 Final Concert
  • Saturday: attend gala concert „Northern Lights“ in the evening

APPLY SENDING A CV, PHOTO AND VIDEO UNTIL 7.2.2020 TO
ORGANISATION@VOICESOFSPIRIT.AT

Pricing

  • € 230.- (STUDENTS € 200.-)

Visit all the concerts.

Pricing: € 105.-

The application for Voices of Spirit 2020 can be done online by September 2019 or by calling Chorverband Steiermark +43 316 829925 or by email to organisation@voicesofspirit.at!

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