Are you a conductor of a primary school choir who finds it difficult to help choristers get started? A beginner choir often lacks the ability to sing with good intonation, have controlled vocal technique, and sing inside-parts with ease. Nurturing a beginner choir is an art that requires patience, skill, and passion, and it is ... Read more
What type of role does one think of upon hearing the term “choral leadership”? In the 15th century, the role of the conductor was solely to maintain an audible beat for performers. Later on, 19th century composer-conductors assumed full control over performance and brought to their work a single-minded creative viewpoint. But nowadays, the role ... Read more
We are thrilled to welcome the Defrost Youth Choir from Norway as our guest choir of the year in HKICF 2024. The choir is an award-winning ensemble that performs a wide range of repertoire, from classical to contemporary, with a focus on Nordic music.
One of the fascinating aspects of Latin American music in general is its diversity both among and within countries or regions. It is able to reflect the various cultures, ethnicities, backgrounds, instruments, and languages of the continent. Each country and region has its own musical identity and style, as well as influences from other sources. ... Read more