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, and it is guaranteed that the audience will be touched! Young singers will absolutely sing and 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 learnt from conductors like J. Duijck or J. Busto. He has received several award 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 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 choir conductors in the area of 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!