Workshop with Simon Carrington

The Montreal Choral Institute (MCI) is proud to announce that Simon Carrington, Yale University professor emeritus and a founder member of The King’s Singers, will hold a choral workshop for singers from the Greater Montreal area who are curious to learn from the expertise of this world-renowned choral clinician.

The MCI opens this workshop to anyone wishing to work on three choral pieces Carrington selected. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from Simon on his experience and insights into choral music.


Eventbrite - Atélier choral avec Simon Carrington | Choral workshop with Simon Carrington

Saturday, December 1, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
McGill University
Schulich School of Music
Opera Studio
555, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Admission: $20 per person; $150 for a group of 10

On the program:

  • O vos omnes
    Jacquet of Mantua (1483–1559)
  • “Les fleurs et les arbres” from Deux chœurs, op. 68
    Camille Saint-Saëns (1835–1921)
  • “When Mary Through the Garden Went” from Eight Partsongs, op. 127
    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford (1852–1954)

We will email the scores to registered participants. The scores are included in the registration fees.

Simon Carrington, Yale University professor emeritus, has enjoyed a long and distinguished career in music, performing as singer, double bass player and conductor first in the UK, and latterly in the USA and around the world. From 2003 to 2009 he was professor of choral conducting at Yale University and director of the Yale Schola Cantorum, a 24-voice chamber choir which he brought to international prominence.

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