Intermediate-advanced level: Children’s choirs

Intended for choir conductors with choral experience and previous conducting training. Based on a planned repertoire, conductors will be taught how to work on their gestures, rehearsal dynamics, vocal resources for children and how to teach songs. Conductors will also work on their analysis skills, both from the point of view of conducting and music, […]

Maria Guinand

Caracas-born Maria Guinand is a choral director, university professor, educator and choral project leader, who studied under the distinguished composer Alberto Grau. Guinand completed her music studies at university in Venezuela and England, where she obtained both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. She has studied under Helmuth Rilling, Luigi Agustoni and Johannes B. […]

Advanced level: mixed voice choir

Aimed at active conductors with solid choral experience and advanced conducting students. Students will work on their conducting technique (gestures), and will practice conducting with a pianist and rehearsal choir. They will then analyse the pieces they have worked on. Guidelines for studying, understanding, furthering knowledge, internalisation and taking a practical approach to the proposed […]