LSU Summer Choral Institute
June 23-27, 2014
Sacred Music Project
Featuring LSU Visiting Fellow, Stephen Cleobury
and LSU Director of Choral Activities, John Dickson
This intensive one-week symposium is intended for the advanced training of conductors who live in the world of sacred music in the church and/or the academy.
The LSU Choral Department welcomes Stephen Cleobury, director of music at King’s College, Cambridge, for the second half of the Sacred Music Project at LSU.
Musicians from around the United States will join together in a conductor’s symposium of British choral music. This intensive one-week symposium is intended for the advanced musical training of conductors who work in the world of sacred music in the church and in academia.
Service of Evensong
Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m.
The week culminates with a Service of Evensong on Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 3522 Morning Glory Ave., in Baton Rouge, La.
This event is free and open to the public.
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- Conducting tutorials and podium time with Mr. Cleobury and Dr. Dickson
- vocal master-class
- Course topics include score study, programming, sacred choral literature, and rehearsal techniques
- organ registrations for non-organists
- orchestral techniques with string quartet
- reading sessions in sacred choral repertoire
- choral techniques
- participation in the Institute Chorus
- Individual coachings with Cleobury and Dickson
- Practical workshops in organ and string techniques
- Service of choral evensong at the Trinity Episcopal Church as part of the Institute Choir