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Application/Registration for the 2017 Halifax Choral Conducting Institute closes May 1 for Options A & B, and June 1 for Option C.
 

Update: The deadline for Option A has been extended to June 1, 2017!



Option A: All Levels

(Unlimited Enrollment)

 

Open to all levels of choral conductors, including those who are new to choral conducting. Participants should have prior musical training and choral singing experience.

 

Option A conductors will:
 

  • Participate in all lectures (vocal and choral pedagogy, rehearsal technique, repertoire, Dalcroze Eurhythmics)
  • Observe conducting masterclasses
  • Sing with the Elmer Iseler Singers

 
Step 1
Once you have completed the below application form, please email a musical resume to Caron Daley, Artistic Director, at halifaxsummerchoral@gmail.com.

 

Apply for Option A

 

Step 2
Caron will be in contact with you via email, to answer any questions or concerns that you may have.


Step 3
Return to this page to pay the registration online. Please note, your position in the HCCI is not secure until payment is received. Registration closes May 1, 2017. After May 1, spaces in the HCCI cannot be guaranteed.
Update: The deadline for Option A has been extended to June 1, 2017.


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Option B: Intermediate/Advanced

(Limited to 12 conductors)

 

Open to intermediate or advanced choral conductors with prior choral conducting experience. Admission to Option B is competitive and requires candidates to submit conducting footage and a musical resume.

 

Option B conductors will:
 

  • Conduct the Elmer Iseler Singers in masterclasses and performance (approx. 60 minutes podium time)
  • Work with guest clinician Lydia Adams in a one-on-one coaching
  • Participate in all lectures (vocal and choral pedagogy, rehearsal technique, repertoire, Dalcroze Eurhythmics)
  • Sing with the Elmer Iseler Singers

Each Option B conductor will be assigned a specific SATB piece to rehearse and perform with the Elmer Iseler Singers.

 
Step 1
Once you have completed the below application form, please email a musical resume and conducting videoclips (or links to video footage) to Caron Daley, Artistic Director, at halifaxsummerchoral@gmail.com.

 

Apply for Option B

 

Step 2
Caron will be in contact with you via email to confirm receipt of your application.


Step 3
Once a space in the masterclass is confirmed, return to this page to pay the registration online. Please note, your position in the HCCI masterclass is not secure until payment is received. There are a limit of 12 spots in the Option B masterclass. Spaces tend to fill well in advance of May 1. Please apply early.


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Option C: July 26 Only, All Levels

(Unlimited Enrollment)

 

Option C conductors will:
 

  • Participate in all lectures (vocal and choral pedagogy, rehearsal technique, repertoire, Dalcroze Eurhythmics)
  • Observe conducting masterclasses

 

Step 1
Please complete the below registration form to attend the HCCI on Wednesday, July 26 (view schedule). Application and registration fee are due June 1, 2017.

 

Apply for Option C


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