Programme

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Outline Programme

August 24, 2018
  • 14:00 Young Conductors’ Course - Session 1 
  • 15:15 Exhibition opens, with tea and cake 
  • 16:15 Session 1a: Friday Afternoons and Creative Singing – an approach to choral leadership 
  • 16:15 Session 1b: Your choir CAN sing opera! With Oliver Rundell 
  • 16:15 Session 1c: Dorico - music notation software for the 21st century 
  • 16:15 Session 1d: Young Conductors' Course 
  • 17:30 Regional Meetings 
  • 18:15 Chair's Reception 
  • 19:00 Dinner 
  • 19:00 Exhibition Closes 
  • 20:30 Post-dinner barbershop 
August 25, 2018
  • 09:00 Exhibition Opens 
  • 09:30 Session 2: Plenary - encouraging diversity in choirs 
  • 10:45 Session 3a: Working with young voices 
  • 10:45 Session 3b: Signed Song 
  • 10:45 Session 3c: Living vocally 
  • 10:45 Session 3d: Repertoire reading session 
  • 10:45 Session 3e: Choral & orchestral conducting masterclass 
  • 11:45 Exhibition (tea and coffee) 
  • 12:15 Session 4a: Opera for youth and community 
  • 12:15 Session 4b: Meet the composer, Vytautas Miškinis 
  • 12:15 Session 4c: Fake views confuse 
  • 12:15 Session 4d: Singing rock and pop 
  • 12:15 Session 4e: Choral and orchestral conducting masterclass 
  • 13:15 Lunch and Exhibition 
  • 15:00 Session 5a: The uplift of singing 
  • 15:00 Session 5b: Vocalise, vocal ease, quality keys for inclusive choirs 
  • 15:00 Session 5c: You want me to sing WHAT? 
  • 15:00 Session 5d: Repertoire reading session 
  • 15:00 Session 5e: Young Conductors' Course 
  • 16:00 Exhibition (tea and coffee) 
  • 16:30 Session 6a: Conducting masterclass 
  • 16:30 Session 6b: Repertoire reading session 
  • 16:30 Session 6c: Choral core components 
  • 16:30 Session 6d: Exploring voices - beyond the written note 
  • 17:30 Exhibition 
  • 18:00 Dinner 
  • 18:00 Exhibition closes 
  • 19:00 Coaches leave for gala concert 
  • 19:45 Gala Concert 
August 26, 2018
  • 09:00 Annual General Meeting of abcd 
  • 09:00 Exhibition opens 
  • 09:45 Bonus Session: Performing Rights - your questions answered 
  • 10:30 Session 7a: Repertoire reading session 
  • 10:30 Session 7b: YAMSEN:SpeciallyMusic 
  • 10:30 Session 7c: Bring back rehearsal sanity! 
  • 10:30 Session 7d: Meet the choir, New Dublin Voices 
  • 10:30 Session 7e: Young Conductors' Course 
  • 11:30 Exhibition (tea and coffee) 
  • 12:00 Session 8a: Repertoire reading session 
  • 12:00 Session 8b: Conducting masterclass 
  • 12:00 Session 8c: Composer panel forum 
  • 12:00 Session 8d: tuning the high performance choir 
  • 13:00 Lunch and last chance for Exhibition 
  • 14:30 Exhibition Closes 
  • 14:30 Plenary: Discover Ethel Smyth 
  • 16:00 Tea and farewells