Choral Sketches 2018 – Public Workshop Video

Chamber Choir Ireland and The Contemporary Music Centre have partnered to present Choral Sketches public workshop. It is a professional development opportunity for composers wishing to develop their skills in writing choral music.

The Choral Sketches public workshop is a unique opportunity to experience the early stages in a composers process, as participating composers David Coonan, Jug Markovic, Barry O’Halpin and Norah Walsh join Composition mentor Tarik O’Regan · Composer and Chamber Choir Ireland with Guest Conductor Nils Schweckendiek to explore their initial ‘Choral Sketches’ in an immersive free workshop open to the public. This is a must for anyone with an interest in the creative processes involved in new choral works.

The composers were selected from an open call to participate in the project. Each received mentoring from renowned composer Tarik O’Regan to develop a number of sketches for new choral works culminating in a public workshop led by Tarik O’Regan with Chamber Choir Ireland and Guest Director Nils Schweckendiek on Saturday, 20 January 2018 in the Kevin Barry Room, National Concert Hall, Dublin.

Video: James Keating.