THE ANÚNA WINTER SCHOOL 2020

IN ASSOCIATION WITH VOX INTERNA

Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 February

Venue: St Pauluskerke, Mauritsweg 19, 3012 JR Rotterdam

FACILITATORS

Michael McGlynn (Artistic Director, Anúna)

Lucy Champion (Education Coordinatior & singer with Anúna)

Sara Weeda (singer with Anúna and Systir)

Philip Barkhudarov (singer with Anúna and M'ANAM)

We are delighted to announce the details of the Anuna Winter School and are now accepting applications. The four days of the School take place in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and will involve interaction and performance under the supervision of Artistic Director and Composer Michael McGlynn and members of Anúna.

Anúna has gained international recognition as one of the world's most original vocal ensembles. It is renowned for its mesmerising sound and atmospheric stage performance. The Winter School will engage participants in a multi-disciplinary approach that includes the musical traditions of Ireland. This School is applicable to choral, ensemble and solo singers and it is also strongly relevant to the work of conductors, teachers, composers and musicologists.

The Schedule for 2020 includes :

  • Delegates will be required to learn a set number of pieces from the Anúna repertoire which will be sent out in advance with pronunciation guides.

  • Focus on the individual, proactive use of the ANÚNA Method of performance.

  • Emphasis on the use of Irish traditional singing (sean nós) and the Irish language.

  • Individual or group lessons will be available with some of the facilitators at an additional cost if desired.

Practical Information :

  • The School will take place at St Pauluskerke, Mauritsweg 19, 3012 JR Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

  • Delegates can be aged from 13 years upwards. Under 18s travelling from overseas must be accompanied by an adult/guardian). Parents/guardians of under 18s will be required to complete and sign a parental/guardian consent form.

PROCEED HERE FOR APPLICATION DETAILS

COMMENTS FROM ATTENDEES 2019 SCHOOL

It was a very inspiring weekend…

The interaction with my singers was heartwarming…

I enjoyed the Winter School, the singing, the songs, the meeting of people from other nationalities. It was a really great event

It was very inspiring and instructive…