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EXchange, the Singing Network
Published: May 31,2019


The Singing Network’s EXchange! is fast approaching. Organized in collaboration with IFCM as an integral component of the World Choral EXPO 2019 (July 27-August 1), the EXchange! sessions will be held on July 30 and 31. Join us in the captivating city of Lisbon for what we know will be a rich time of sharing and learning.

Here is the roster of presentations:

  • Looking in on choral singing: Variations on a theme of singing together
    Panel: Emily Kuo vong (Portugal/Macau), Burak Onur Erdem (Turkey), Victoria Liedbergius (Norway), Yveline Damas (Gabon), Tim Sharp (USA). Moderator: Niels Græsholm (Denmark)
  • Working with young male singers in collegiate choir contexts: Challenges, approaches, and rewards
    Adam Adler, Nipissing University, Canada, and Bruce Kotowich, University of Windsor, Canada
  • The Learning Choir: A method for building the choir from inside and out
    Thomas Caplin, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
  • Choral improvisation: A reflection of society               
    Christopher Clark, Southern Berkshire Regional School District (USA)
  • Misa para el Tercer Mundo: A forbidden Mass rescued from oblivion                  
    Oscar Escalada, University of La Plata, Argentina
  • Music in the soul brings happiness to all: From excellence in music to excellence in citizenship
    Naomi Faran, Moran Choir, Israel
  • Sounding spaces: Personal geographies of music-making spaces in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador           
    Kiera Galway, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
  • Canadian, eh? Treble choir repertoire
    Catherine Glaser-Climie, Cantaré Children’s Choir, Canada
  • Creation and co-creation in choral life
    Niels Græsholm, University of Cophenhagen, Denmark
  • African connections: From southern Africa to southern Alberta
    Scott Leithead, Kokopelli Choirs, Canada
  • Choirs as agencies of social justice and transformation
    Marta McCarthy, University of Guelph, Canada
  • Rampai Aceh: What’s behind the movements in Indonesian songs
    Aida Swenson, Indonesian Children and Youth Choir – Cordana
  • Mimin’si Aktonic Systeme: A new choral notation system
    Ambroise Kua-Nzambi Toko, Académie Africaine de Musique Chorale, DR Congo
  • Creativity and the African American spiritual: A historical exploration of how the spiritual has been used in various musical art forms as well as in liturgical, social, political, and contemporary settings
    Maredia D.L. Warren, New Jersey City University (USA) and Beverly J. Vaughn, Stockton University (USA)
  • CLOSING EXCHANGE: To the future…
    Sonja Greiner (Germany)
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