Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Hamilton Children's Choir Guests at 1st Xinghai International Choir Championships

This week the Hamilton Children's Choir and Artistic Director Zimfira Poloz depart for China where they will be the special guest star performers at the 1st Xinghai International Choir Championships where they will be joined by over 100 choirs from all over the world, 25 of them from the host country China.

As invited guests, the HCC will sing in the opening and closing ceremonies at the dazzling Guangzhou Opera House, (both of which will be broadcast by CCTV) and perform at the Gala Concert & the Award Ceremony. The choir will compete at Xinghai Conservatory for the Xinghai Prize in a competition that is open only to choirs already experienced in international concerts and competitions and which are ranked amongst the world's best amateur choirs. On November 12th. Artistic Director Zimfira Poloz and her Hamilton Children's Choir will give a workshop for all the other choirs and their conductors at the Choral Symposium.

Following this festival, the choir will travel to Shenzhen to give a workshop for the Shenzhen Choral Association and perform an evening concert at the Shenzhen Concert Hall.

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