Programme

Full details: Friday | Saturday | Sunday
Masterclasses | Repertoire Sessions
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August 25, 2017
  • 14:00 Young Conductors’ Course - Session 1  Movement Room 3 (M3)
  • 15:15 Exhibition opens, with tea and cake  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 16:15 Session 1b: Sing Pop  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 16:15 Session 1a: Passionate about Bach  Stevenson Hall
  • 16:15 Session 1c: Parry Songs of Farewell  Rehearsal Room 2 (R2)
  • 17:30 Regional Meetings  (see delegate leaflet for location)
  • 18:15 Chair's Reception  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 19:00 Exhibition Closes 
  • 19:00 Dinner  Doubletree Hilton Hotel (Grand Ballroom)
  • 20:30 Post-dinner jazz with Bob Chilcott  Doubletree Hilton Hotel (Grand Ballroom)
August 26, 2017
  • 09:00 Exhibition Opens  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 09:30 Sesssion 2e: The forgotten Scottish Renaissance  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 09:30 Session 2a: Repertoire reading session - music for SAB  Ledger Room
  • 09:30 Session 2d:  Meet the choir - the Norwegian Student Choral Society  Rehearsal Room 2 (R2)
  • 09:30 Session 2c: Preparing your choir for competition  Movement Room 3 (M3)
  • 09:30 Session 2b: It’s always a Pussy-cat. A singer’s approach to choral conducting  Stevenson Hall
  • 10:45 Session 3b: Meet the composer - Sir James MacMillan  Rehearsal Room 2 (R2)
  • 10:45 Session 3d: Repertoire reading session - music by exhibitor composers  Ledger Room
  • 10:45 Session 3c: The Scandinavian choral scene  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 10:45 Session 3a: Kodály in upper Primary  Movement Room 2 (M2)
  • 11:45 Exhibition (tea and coffee)  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 12:15 Session 4a: Taxing music  Movement Room 2 (M2)
  • 12:15 Session 4e: Young Conductors' Course - Session 2  Movement Room 3 (M3)
  • 12:15 Session 4c: Advanced conducting masterclass  Stevenson Hall
  • 12:15 Session 4b: Repertoire reading session - Sacred music  Ledger Room
  • 12:15 Session 4d: Young voices - set the bar high!  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 13:15 Lunch and Exhibition  Jack Bruce Space and AGOS
  • 15:00 Session 5c: Taxing music  Movement Room 3 (M3)
  • 15:00 Session 5d: Taking Pop music seriously  Movement Room 2 (M2)
  • 15:00 Session 5a: Intermediate conductors' masterclass  Ledger Room
  • 15:00 Session 5b: Rejuvenate your Voice  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 16:00 Exhibition (tea and coffee)  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 16:30 Session 6c: Repertoire reading session - music for SATB  Ledger Room
  • 16:30 Session 6e: Young Conductors' Course - Session 3  Movement Room 3 (M3)
  • 16:30 Session 6d: Health and wellbeing through singing  Movement Room 2 (M2)
  • 16:30 Session 6b: Kodály in upper Primary  Rehearsal Room 2 (R2)
  • 16:30 Session 6a: A healthy dose of plainsong!  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 17:30 Exhibition  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 18:00 Exhibition closes 
  • 18:00 Dinner  Doubletree Hilton Hotel (Grand Ballroom)
  • 19:45 Gala Concert  Stevenson Hall
August 27, 2017
  • 09:00 Annual General Meeting of abcd  Holiday Inn, Renfrew Street
  • 09:45 Exhibition opens  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 10:30 Session 7c: Music, life and faith  Movement Room 2 (M2)
  • 10:30 Session 7a: Will Todd - exploring my musical styles  Rehearsal Room 2 (R2)
  • 10:30 Session 7d: How to go from Meh to Wow: Harness the Power of Social Media, Marketing, Promotion and Community  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 10:30 Session 7b: Repertoire reading session - music for upper voices  Ledger Room
  • 11:30 Exhibition (tea and coffee)  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 12:00 Session 8c: Composers' forum  Rehearsal Room 2 (R2)
  • 12:00 Session 8b: Pace - the final frontier!  Movement Room 2 (M2)
  • 12:00 Session 8d: Dementia and the power of music  Ledger Room
  • 12:00 Session 8a: Let's make an opera!  Movement Room 1 (M1)
  • 13:00 Lunch and last chance for Exhibition  Opera Studio (AGOS)
  • 14:30 Sing farewell  Stevenson Hall
  • 14:30 Exhibition Closes 
  • 16:00 Tea and farewells  Jack Bruce Space