Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Association of Canadian Choral Condutors

Saturday, April 3, 2010

Choral Symposium: Art Song Goes Choral! June 10—13 with Kevin Zakresky

Presented in conjunction with Vancouver International Song Institute
An exciting opportunity to sing through and study the choral works of Barber (on this, his 100th year) and talk about how we, as singers, interpret text as a group. Included in the choral symposium is access to many of VISI's masterclasses and lectures as well, including a presentation by Samuel Barber biographer, Barbara Heyman.
Repertoire: Reincarnations, Agnus Dei (Adagio for Strings), To be sung on the water, Sure on this Shining Night, A Monk and his Cat, Let down the bars, O Death, Twelfth Night

Thursday June 10: 7-10pm (Dunbar Heights Church)
Friday June 11: 6-10pm (Dunbar Heights Church)
Saturday June 12: 4-7pm (UBC School of Music)
Sunday June 13: 1-3pm (UBC School of Music)

Cost: $17 (for scores - which everyone can take home)
To register: email

Optional VISI extras on that weekend:
  • June 12: 10am - Lecture from Barbara Heyman, Barber Biographer
  • June 12: 1:30-3:00 - Masterclass of Barber's Solo Songs (Both in Frederick Wood Theatre, UBC - each is $10, $15 for both)
  • June 12: 8pm - VISI Faculty Performance - In Celebration: The Songs of Samuel Barber (Frederick Wood Theatre, UBC - $20/$10 students)
  • June 13: 8pm - VISI Faculty and Phoenix Choir  (West Vancouver United Church $20/$10 students)

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