Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Choral Conducting Masterclass – Eleventh Edition ***Postponed to 2021***

March 19 @ 7:00 pm (19:00) - March 21 @ 5:30 pm (17:30)

$400.00 – $500.00

***Postponed to 2021***

On March 19, 20, and 21, 2020, the Montreal Choral Institute will once again offer an intensive conducting workshop. Six selected conductors will receive individual coaching from Andrew Megill and work with four Montreal-based choral ensembles.

Andrew Megill

A few years ago, Montreal was delighted to welcome Andrew Megill as the new OSM Chorus director. An international figure on the choral scene, Megill is much loved by choristers, soloists, instrumentalists, composers, and public alike.

For more info about Andrew Megill’s activities, see https://music.illinois.edu/faculty/andrew-megill and https://www.osm.ca/en/the-osm-chorus/


Candidates who wish to participate in the masterclass must hand in the following before 11:00 p.m. on February 14, 2020. Candidates will be contacted within the 10 following days.

  • Curriculum vitæ
  • Motivation letter
  • Two contrasting conducting videos (YouTube and Vimeo, etc)

Email all necessary material to <masterclass@montrealchoralinstitute.ca>

Cost (only for selected candidates)
$500 for regular admission
$400 for students

Masterclass Schedule and Participating Choirs

Coaching with choirs
Thursday, March 19, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Ensemble Kô (SATB)
Matthew C. Lane, artistic director

  • Remember – Stephen Chatman
  • Mort, tu as navré de ton dart – Johannes Ockeghem
  • Mille Regretz – Josquin des Prez

Friday, March 20, 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Adleisia (SA)

  • Uraren Besotik – Eva Ugalde
  • Shining Light – Joanne Metalf
  • Requiem Aeternam – Sarah Quartel
  • Boundless – Katerina Gimon

Saturday, March 21, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Seraphim (SATB)
John Guzik, artistic director

  • Agnus Dei – Missa Madrid de Domenico Scarlatti
  • Asperges Me – Cristobal de Morales
  • Antifona – Jesus Eguiguren Echevarria

Saturday, March 21, 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Les Voix parallèles (SATB)
Léa Moisan-Perrier, artistic director

  • Romance du soir – Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Lobet den Herrn – Jean-Sébastien Bach
  • Chères Fleurs – Jules Massenet

Individual and group coaching
All day Friday; times and location TBD.


Coaching with choirs
St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church
137, avenue du Président-Kennedy
Montréal (Québec) H2X 3P6

Individual and group coaching


March 19 @ 7:00 pm (19:00)
March 21 @ 5:30 pm (17:30)
$400.00 – $500.00
Event Category:
Event Tags:


Montreal Choral Institute Masterclasses


Church of St. John the Evangelist
137, av. du Président-Kennedy
Montreal, Quebec H2X 3P6 Canada
+ Google Map