Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Tucson: Registration open - 3rd International Boys and Men's Choral Festival


From: Jennifer Ackerley [mailto:jennifer@boyschorus.org]
Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2010 11:48 AM


Hi Bill,


The 3rd International Boys and Men's Choral Festival will be held July 25 - August 1, 2011.  Registration for all male vocalists is currently being held.  They can sign up online at www.internationalchoralfestival.com 


An exceptional opportunity for boys or men’s choirs, or individuals

to participate in rehearsals and concerts with world-renowned

conductors David Hill and Julian Ackerley with solo choir and

massed choir performances. Make your reservations today.


Monday, July 25 through Monday, August 1, 2011

Festival highlights:


• eight day-seven night festival in Arizona July-Aug 2011

• estimated 350-400 participants between the ages of 10 and 70 years

• rehearsals and master classes with distinguished international conductors

• performances, sport and social activities

• housing and meals at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and the

University of Arizona in Tucson

• organized day trip to the Grand Canyon

Festival goals:

• advanced musical and international education through singing

• friendship building activities promoting global understanding

• encouragement and support for singing boys and their choral organizations

• interaction with other boy and men choristers who love to sing

• opportunities to work with eminent international conductors

• individual performances by participating boy and men’s choirs

• culminating combined massed choir performances of major repertoire with

orchestra in Flagstaff, Phoenix and Tucson


Festival Fee:

The per person festival fee is $1,250 US and includes:

• all festival activities

• seven nights accommodation

• all meals from the evening meal on Monday, July 25 through breakfast on

Monday, August 1.

• group transportation for festival activities from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon,

Flagstaff to Phoenix and Phoenix to Tucson.


Festival schedule:

Mon Jul 25 Arrival in Flagstaff - Evening Opening Ceremony

Tue Jul 26 Daily activities (rehearsal, masterclass, sports)

Evening Concert

Wed Jul 27 Daily activities - Evening Concert

Thu Jul 28 Visit to Grand Canyon-Evening event in Historic Downtown

Fri Jul 29 Dress Rehearsal - Festival Concert in Flagstaff

Sat Jul 30 Travel to Phoenix - Festival Concert in Phoenix

Sun Jul 31 Travel to Tucson-Grand Finale Concert-Closing Ceremony

Mon Aug 1 Participants depart


Festival information:

Dr. Julian Ackerley

International Boys and Men’s Choral Festival

5770 E Pima, Tucson, AZ 85712


(520) 296-6277

EMAIL: ibmcf@internationalchoralfestival.com




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