Inspiration Course in Innovative Choir Leading

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

The Academy offers the following inspiration courses focusing on pop/jazz choir directing, voice, piano, ear-training and rhythmic training.

Furthermore, an online course is available too (see more at the bottom of the page).

Teachers

  • 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) Module 1 (autumn 2022)

The course consists of one semester and takes place every autumn only. Hereafter you can sign up for the Flex Module. 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 other 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 Module 1. 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 subject per campus. Examples of electives may be ear training, arrangement, piano, singing, conducting, vocal painting, improvisation, entrepreneurship 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 from Thursday at 12 pm to Saturday at 5 pm.
  • Language: English.
  • Further course description here

Price

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

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

Registration

  • Module 1 (autumn 2022). Registration deadline (new): 29 May 2022 at 23:55 (DK time), here
  • Flex Module (spring 2023). Registration deadline: TBA

Support Anne Vilsen

Course management

Professor Jim Daus Hjernøe

RAMA Vocal Center

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Online Inspiration Course (under construction)

This course is a fun learning experience to overview the newest and most innovative working styles within Innovative Jazz/Pop Choir Directing.

Structure

We will meet for 3 x 6 hours during autumn 2022. Furthermore, you are welcome to join some of the plenum classes as a “fly on the wall”.
Language: English

Topics and Teachers

The Intelligent Choir and Vocal Painting (VOPA) – professor Jim Daus Hjernøe (DK)
Singers’ Tools – honorary professor Peder Karlsson (S)
Conductors’ Toolbox – assistant professor Jesper Holm (DK)
Arranging & Interpretation – assistant professor Malene Rigtrup (DK)

Course Dates

  • TBA (6 hours)
    Friday, TBA (afternoon)
    Saturday, TBA (daytime)
  • TBA (6 hours)
    Friday, TBA (afternoon)
    Saturday, TBA (daytime)
  • TBA (6 hours)
    Friday, TBA (afternoon)
    Saturday, TBA (daytime)

Price

2800 DKK (approximately 375 euro)

Participants

Minimum 12 participants.

Registration

The registration deadline is 16 May 2022
Sign up: TBA

Support Anne Vilsen

Course management

Professor Jim Daus Hjernøe