5th edition of Youth Choirs in Movement
26 Jun 2019 – 30 Jun 2019, Bonn, Germany
Meeting of children’s and youth choirs from the region of Bonn with choirs from other parts of Germany, Europe and the world, based on bilateral partnerships. Offering ateliers, Open Singing as well as different opportunities for choirs to present themselves in concert.
Accommodation of guest choirs possible in families of local choirs, or in hotels / hostels booked by guest choirs directly. Meals to be covered by the participation choirs, no participation fee.
8 Ateliers for different age groups and levels of difficulty: 2 for mixed youth choirs, 2 for equal voice youth choirs, 2 for children choirs, 1 for boys choirs and one on “choral theatre” for children and youth choirs. All ateliers deal with the issue of singing and movement with 3 morning rehearsals to prepare the final concert. They are conducted by renowned conductors which include: Alessandro Cadario (IT), Ken Wakia (Kenia), Friederike Stahmer (DE), Silvère van Lieshout (NL), Irina Brochin & Karina Schwarz (RUS/DE), Hans Joachim Lustig (DE), Basilio Astulez (ES).
Possibilities for conductors to attend rehearsals as learning opportunity and follow two short workshops on June 30th in the morning on “stage presence” (with Panda van Proosdij, NL) and the handbooks published through the project “Sing Me In”.