WSCM2020, July 11-18 2020, Auckland New Zealand

WSCM2020 - First Half

The first half of WSCM2020 starts on Saturday 11 July 2020 and runs through to Wednesday 15 July 2020.

This half of Symposium features an opening event on Saturday 11 July 2020, and across the next three days will include a programme of 12 top choirs and over 20 world-class presenters, as listed below.

 

The second half of WSCM2020 starts from Wednesday 15 July 2020, and the programme of choirs and presenters for this half is listed here.

In order to get the best Symposium experience, we strongly recommend that you register for the whole of WSCM2020. 

CHOIRS

Twelve of the world’s finest choirs have been programmed to perform in the first half of WSCM2020:

 

Collegium Musicale (Estonia)

Grand Prix Winner, "Let the Peoples Sing" 2017

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Ensemble Vocapella Limburg (Germany)

Multi-award-winning men’s chamber choir

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Gondwana (Australia)

Celebrated children's choir phenomenon

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harmonia ensemble (Japan)

Grand Prix Winner, Florilège Vocal de Tours

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Houston Chamber Choir (USA)

Chorus America Margaret Hillis Award for Choral Excellence 2018

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Nairobi Chamber Chorus (Kenya)

Fêted international touring choir

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New Zealand Youth Choir (Aotearoa)

Choir of the World, Llangollen

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Norwegian National Youth Choir & Nordic Voices (Norway)

Two famous choral groups in collaboration

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Shenzhen Lily Choir (China)

Internationally successful youth choir

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Voz en Punto (Mexico)

World-renowned charismatic vocal ensemble

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Xara Choral Theatre (Canada)

Top Women's Choir, Canadian National Competition 2013

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Zürich Singing Academy (Switzerland)

Outstanding professional chamber choir

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PRESENTERS

Over twenty top international presenters will present in the first half of WSCM2020:

Alison Allerton with Trey Davis (USA)

Sacred Harp Music

 

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Lucia Bérešová (Spain)

The Problematics of Senior Choirs

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Geoffrey Boers (USA)

Old Wine in New Skins: Re-contextualizing the Choral Canon

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Elise Bradley (Canada)

Forum: Decolonising Choral Performance

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Burak Onur Erdem (Turkey)

Microtonal Consensus

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Miguel Ángel Felipe with Nicky Manlove (USA)

(Re)sounding Occupation

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Cristian Grases (Venezuela)

Latin American Rhythms

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Frank Havrøy (Norway)

The Nordic Voices Spectrum

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Jamie Hillman with André de Quadros (USA)

Choral Singing in Prisons

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Rachel Inselman with Richard Robbins (USA)

Welcoming Transgender and Non-Binary Singers

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Michael McGlynn (Ireland)

A New Choral Voice for Ireland

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Christina Murray with Sarain Fox (Canada)

The Making of "Fatty Legs"

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Wolfgang Saus (Germany)

Choral Phonetics

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Jan Schumacher (Germany)

Conducting – A Universal Language?

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Paul Stanhope (Australia)

"Jandamarra – Sing for the Country"

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Cara Tasher with Andrea Venet (USA)

Drumming in Song (Percussion for Conductors)

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Will Todd (UK)

Choral Improvisation and Jazz

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Endrik Uksvarav (Estonia)

Sounds of Independence

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Astrid Vang-Pedersen (Denmark)

Concert Design

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Lyn Williams (Australia)

Songs of the Land and Sea

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