Chorworks Summer Choral Workshop 2016: BACHS’ MOTETS Music by the Bach Family

George Washington University
Washington, DC
Event date: 
28 Jun 2016 to 02 Jul 2016
Start Time: 
9:30 AM
Conductor / Keynote Speaker: 
Philip Cave

BACHS’ MOTETS - Music by the Bach Family

Come and Sing Music by Members of the Bach Family! A great opportunity to sing, hear and learn more about the music of Johann Sebastian’s forbears and relatives!

Music by: 
Johann Bach
Joh. Christoph Bach
Joh. Michael Bach
Joh. Ludwig Bach
Joh. Sebastian Bach
Study & Sing with Chorworks Faculty:
Philip Cave
Sally Dunkley
Rosa Lamoreaux
Brian Ming Chu

The workshop runs from Tuesday 28 June and concludes with a final concert on Saturday 2 July. An extra day’s rehearsal is available on Monday 27 June for those wishing to be more familiar with the music. The workshop is for all levels of singers from advanced high school upwards, for choir directors, and for those who simply wish to listen and learn more about this glorious music. Our distinguished faculty lead daily rehearsals; explore and discuss repertoire and performance issues in depth; coach vocal ensembles; offer voice lessons to work on individual vocal technique, and  lead a masterclass for choral conductors.
Set in the nation’s Capital, the workshop is based in the Music Department in the Foggy Bottom campus at George Washington University. Tuition and performances take place there and in adjacent venues.
Philip Cave, Director, has performed and recorded with the Tallis Scholars, the Hilliard Ensemble, The Sixteen, the Choirs of Christ Church and New College, Oxford, and the King’s Consort. He is founder and director of the UK early music ensemble Magnificat, with whom he has made many acclaimed
recordings. He founded Chorworks in 2004 to promote the performance and study of early choral music, and has led choral workshops in the USA and UK.
Sally Dunkley’s singing career has developed alongside work as editor, researcher and teacher. She sings with Magnificat and The Sixteen, and was a member of the Tallis Scholars for 20 years. She also prepares modern editions from original sources, many published in the OUP Musica Dei Donum series.
Soprano Rosa Lamoreaux is known for her flawless sense of style, incandescent presence, “wonderfully rich timbre and amazingly flexible voice.” She is hailed for her versatile musicianship, her radiant, engaging and effortless singing, the diversity of her repertoire, and her many fine recordings.
Baritone Brian Ming Chu has won critical acclaim for his interpretive versatility in music from the Renaissance to the 21st century, equally adept in early music. Hailed for his “rich and resonant voice…an impressive performer of wide range, agility,and expressive storytelling ability,” he has taught voice for over ten years on the faculties of Muhlenberg, Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, and Lehigh and Rowan Universities, where he has acts as clinician for masterclasses and vocal chamber music
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