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               choral and vocal platform to all participants

Bach Cantata Youth Chorus (under 30 years old)
  • ŸPerform Bach cantatas BWV 4, 21, 131 on 31 Jul (Sun) under the baton of Prof. William Weinert

 

  Requirements:

  • Eager to sing Bach with stylistic details and perform from memory

  • Attend weekly rehearsals (3-6pm) on Sundays from 29 May to 24 Jul

  • ŸAttend daytime and evening rehearsals from 26 Jul (Tue) to 31 Jul (Sun)

  • ŸSecondary school applicants: Please click here for a tailor-made leadership training programme

  • ŸUniversity and post-graduate applicants: Higher priority for vocal and conducting majors

  • For full details of the rehearsal schedule, please refer to the Availability Form

 

  To apply:

  1. Follow the Application Guidelines

  2. Fill in the online Application Form and Availability Form

  3. Submit all required materials on/before 5 May 2016

  4. Attend audition (see details below)

 

Bach Cantata Vocal Masterclass
  • Led by Prof. Stephen Ng and Ms. Kenix Tsang

  • Receive intensive training on vocal production

  • Learn Bach’s musical styles and performance practices in interpretation classes

  • Practise German in diction classes taught by German experts

  • All participants will take part as soloists in the conducting masterclasses led by Prof. Weinert on 27 and 28 July

  • Selected participants will be invited to rehearse on 29 and 30 July, then perform BWV 4 on 31 July

  • Academic requirement: Vocal major (or with equivalent experience)

  • Date: 23, 24, 25 July (Sat, Sun, Mon) 

      10:30-12:30 Featured workshop*
      14:30-16:30 Masterclass
      17:00-18:00 Private coaching
         *Featured workshops include:
          - Projecting excellent German diction
          - Being a Baroque soloist

          - Interpreting Bach’s vocal music

  • Fee: HK$2200

  • Quota: 12

 

  To apply:

  1. Follow the Application Guidelines

  2. Fill in the online Application Form and Availability Form

  3. Submit all required materials on/before 5 May 2016

  4. Attend audition (see details below)

 

 

Audition to Chorus and Vocal Masterclass

After pre-screening, candidates will be invited to attend a live audition

Date: 25 Apr (Mon) or 11 May (Wed)

Time: 19:00-22:00

Rating:  30%=Range, tone colour and aural test

             40%=An assigned excerpt related to the programme

             30%=Candidate’s choice of an aria from the Baroque or Classical Period

             (There will be no sight-reading test)

 

 

 

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