25th Summer Academy of Sacred Music
We are pleased to announce that the applications for the TWENTY FIFTH SUMMER ACADEMY OF SACRED MUSIC OF THE JEUNESSES MUSICALES SERBIA are open.
As in the previous years, the Academy will be organized in the Monastery Studenica, from 17th to 26th July, and with the well-known programme. The conductor of the attendants’ choir during this year’s Summer Academy of Sacred Music will be Aleksey Zhukov (Алексей Анатольевич Жуков), and the expert associate and consultant regarding the choral programme, will be Vladimir Milic, MA.
• Choral workshops and the gala final concert of participants with the Russian conductor Aleksey Zhukov
• Art history course by Oliver Tomic, PhD
• Lectures by Vladimir Milic, MA
Music in worship services of the Orthodox Church (two nights)
Concerts of the spiritual music – challenges in programmes (one night)
• Performance of the Choir Alliluia, with conductor Milica Radivojevic at the official opening
• Preparation of programmes: spiritual compositions by local and foreign authors prepared and organized by the conductor Aleksey Zhukov
The concept of the choral workshops:
• Special emphasizes on study of the Serbian spiritual music
• Daily work on vocal techniques
• Introduction to particularities in vocal interpretations of the spiritual music
Participation fee for this year’s Summer Academy of Sacred Music is 10.000,00 dinars which can be paid in four monthly instalments:
• The first instalment is paid with application (the amount suitable to the applicant)
• The last instalment is paid by the end of August 2018.
The participation fee covers accommodation on the full board basis in the shared rooms during the mentioned period, sheet music, program booklet, CD of the final concert and other printed material, lectures, choral workshops and concerts during the Academy.
*Note: In case of participation cancellation, the Jeunesses Musicals keeps the right to retain 10% of the participation fee for handling costs.
With our best regards and in hope that we will spend pleasant and unforgettable moments during the 25th Summer Academy of Sacred Music and that we will gain new spheres of spirituality!