Originally from Finland, Sanna Valvanne currently lives in New York, where she works as a conductor, instructor and singer-songwriter. Her use of creative and holistic methods helps to elicit a real star in each of the participants in her workshops. Both children and adults will be inspired by her energy - guaranteed that the audience will be touched! Young singers will sing and absolutely shine in Norway at Coralua 2017!
Born in 1975, Basilio Astulez graduated in Fine Arts from the University of the Basque Country and studied music at Vitoria-Gasteiz. He trained as a conductor at the Euskal Herria Choral Federation, along with other courses and seminars in Spain and Europe, where he learned from conductors like J. Duijck and J. Busto. He has received several awards for his work conducting Leioa Kantika Korala. Don’t miss the opportunity to sing with him!
Bob Chilcott, described by The Observer as “a contemporary hero of British Choral Music”, is one of the most widely performed composers of choral music in the world. He has a large catalogue of works published by Oxford University Press reflecting a wide taste in styles and a commitment to writing highly singable and communicative music. Meet and sing with him at Coralua 2017!
This energetic woman is one of the most influential choral conductors in central Norway. She currently conducts the choir, Ad Libitum, a renowned mixed choir from Trondheim. She also teaches choral conducting at the NTNU. Bodil Egseth will rehearse a Norwegian song, which will be performed by all the participants at the workshop's concert. We´re really looking forward to this moment!