Hirvo SURVA (EE)

Hirvo SURVA conducts the Estonian National Opera Boys' Choir and the Revalia Chamber Male Choir. Specialized in conducting male choirs, he has taken part in numerous competitions and he was nominated Estonian Conductor of the Year in 2003.

Leading the following workshop in EUROPA CANTAT Pécs:

Hirvo SURVA (EE)
Traditional and new music for real men! Perform some of the most exciting works ever written for male choir. Together with instruments, form the unique sound that only a men's choir can achieve.
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Status: Cancelled
Length: 6 days
final performance: Thursday 30 July
Age: open
Category: male
Commissioned piece: János VAJDA (HU)
Start date of atelier: Saturday 01 August
09:30 - 12:30
Boys, Keep On Singing! (round table discussion)
Hans-Joachim LUSTIG (AT)Hirvo SURVA (EE)Mariette Effing (NL)

When thinking about youth- or boys' choirs, often it is not a problem to find young singers who love to make music with their voices. But what happens when in their puberty other recreational stimuli become more important? Do we as choral conductors have a chance "against" those?

Leader of CCP sessions:
Hans-Joachim LUSTIG Short bio
Hirvo SURVA Short bio
Mariette Effing Short bio
Start date of atelier: Thursday 30 July
12:00 - 13:00
Programme type: round table session
How to get boys to move
Hirvo SURVA (EE)

You have to know how to move yourself to get boys to move. The session includes breathing exercises combined with teaching rhythms, developing rhythm sense and movement.

Leader of CCP sessions:
Hirvo SURVA Short bio
Start date of atelier: Wednesday 29 July
12:00 - 13:00
Programme type: workshop