Aug 12–16, 2019

The Halifax Choral Conducting Institute (HCCI) is an intensive week-long training program for professional, pre-professional, and advanced student choral conductors with a holistic curriculum, collaborative atmosphere, and world-class faculty and guest artists.

The program includes:

  • Hands-on coaching with Guest Conducting Clinician
  • Conducting masterclasses with professional Choir-in-Residence
  • Lectures and workshops in:
    • Score study
    • Dalcroze eurhythmics
    • Vocal pedagogy
    • Rehearsal technique
  • Final concert, conducting and performing with Choir-in-Residence


Halifax, the capital of Nova Scotia, is 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. Summer is the ideal time to visit this busy tourist destination.