Halifax Choral Conducting Institute | About the Event
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About the Event


Since its inception in 2013, over 100 conductors from across North America have attended the HCCI for a week of intensive and integrative conductor education. With a holistic curriculum (musicianship through Dalcroze Eurhythmics, rehearsal techniques, gesture, and repertoire) and a collaborative atmosphere, choral conductors of all levels have found the HCCI challenging and inspiring.

2017 Repertoire

Citadel Hill — Mark Sirett
Grandmother Moon — Eleanor Daley
Paradise – Song of Georgian Bay — Eleanor Daley
Song of the Stars — Imant Raminsh
Song my Paddle Sings — Ruth Watson Henderson
Rise up my Love — Healey Willan
I beheld her beautiful as a dove — Healey Willan
Ave Verum — Peter Togni
Sun on Water — Hussein Janmohamed
Lover’s Chant — Matthew Emery
Danse mon moine danse — Derek Healey
Kicking Horse River — Jeff Smallman
Feller from Fortune — Harry Somers (Sung with the Elmer Iseler Singers)
We rise again — Arr. Lydia Adams (Sung with the Elmer Iseler Singers)


Halifax is Nova Scotia’s capital, a vibrant city of nearly 400,000. Founded in 1749, Halifax is rich with Canadian history. Its picturesque geography borders the Atlantic Ocean and the city’s harbour is one of the largest and deepest in the world. July is the ideal month to visit this busy tourist destination.