Presentation on theme: "What is the dominant paradigm of choral music and whose interests does it serve?"— Presentation transcript:
What is the dominant paradigm of choral music and whose interests does it serve?
Can choral music serve everyone and should it and how?
Who? temporarily abled disabled and special needs dying elderly homeless mentally ill poor racial minorities refugees and asylum seekers sick incarcerated
Or, who do we include and exclude?
Where? Where do we perform? Are we restricted to purpose-created spaces – concert halls and churches? Do audiences/participants come to us or do we go to them?
Whose musical repertoires are being represented and whose are not?
How do we define excellence in choral music and do our definitions serve an inclusive mission?
Do we overestimate the reach of choral music?
Do we underestimate its power?
To consider a vision To learn from exemplary work To find inspiration in the work of colleagues who are changing the world through song To become agents of change
Eric Ericson International Choral Centre In the spirit of renown Eric Ericson develop and support choir music and its practitioners Concerts Education National and international collaboration
Eric Ericson Choral Centre - EIC
The Eric Ericson Hall
The film..\Trailer 21 C- webbformat.mp4
After all, we are all born with a voice in the body and a song in the heart
CONDUCTING 21C – A new pathway for conducting pedagogy André de Quadros, Boston University Anna Larsdotter Persson, Eric Ericson Int. Choral Centre International Symposium on Singing in Music Education Budapest, Saturday, April 26, 2014