Inspiration Course in Innovative Choir Leading

Inspiration Courses for choir directors with a minimum of 2-years professional experience

The Academy offers Inspiration Courses focusing on pop/jazz choir directing, voice, piano, ear training and rhythmic training.


  • The Intelligent Choir philosophy & Vocal Painting by professor Jim Daus Hjernøe
  • Singers’ Tools by honorary professor Peder Karlsson
  • Conductors’ Toolbox by assistant professor Jesper Holm
  • Arranging & Interpretation Tools by assistant professor Malene Rigtrup
  • Minor subject teachers.

1) Basic Module

The course is offered in the autumn semester and takes place over 3×3 days in September, October and November. You can then register for the Flexmodule if you wish to continue. Besides jazz/pop choir directing, there will be voice, piano, ear-training, and rhythmic training classes. Furthermore, participants will join the RAMA Choir as singers like all RAMA Vocal Center students and teachers.

The minimum number of participants: 6

2) Flex Module

The Flex Module consists of one semester and is designed for participants who have completed the Basic Module. You will be joining classes that correspond to your experience and qualifications. Besides classes in innovative choir leading, the participants will choose 2 x 45 minutes of free subjects. Examples of electives may be arrangement, composition, piano, singing, conducting, vocal painting, improvisation, rhythmic training etc.

It is possible to repeat the flex module.

The module is established only with a sufficient number of participants.

Course dates

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  • The teaching will take place at RAMA Vocal Center in Aalborg. We will meet 3×3 days per semester from Thursday at 13h to Saturday at approx. 17h.
  • Language: English.
  • Further course description here


One module (3 x 3 days): 8000 DKK (1080 EUR).
The participants themselves cover accommodation and meals.

You can provide extra online classes (135 Euro per session of 60 min.)


  • Module 1 (autumn 2022). Registration deadline (new): 29 May 2022 at 23:55 (DK time), here
  • Flex Module (spring 2023). Registration deadline: 10 November 2022 at 11:55 pm (postponed until 13 November 2022) here

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Course management

Professor Jim Daus Hjernøe

RAMA Vocal Center

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