Workshop: Music Theory for Beginners
Feb
9
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop: Music Theory for Beginners

If you are a choral singer in a community choir, or a music enthusiast who has got no or little experience in singing, playing an instrument and you are interested in an overview of music theory for beginners, then this is the right workshop for you. Learn the basics about music notation and music theory and get an insight into the complex world of music — from a performer’s perspective.

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World premieres with Mark Singleton
Mar
7
7:30 PM19:30

World premieres with Mark Singleton

Mark Singleton is one of the USA’s most inspirational choral conductors. He is Musical Director of the world renowned Voce, and makes his Aberdeen and Scottish debut conducting the chapel choir in the world première performances of two new works from talented Aberdeen doctoral composition candidates Mike Merrill and Kathryn Rose.

New works by Kathryn Rose and Michael Merrill

University of Aberdeen Chapel Choir
University of Aberdeen Percussion Ensemble
Music Department String Ensemble
Mark Singleton,
Guest Conductor
Tobias Patrick Wolf, Conductor (preparatory rehearsals)

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Good Friday at the Winspear, Edmonton
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

Good Friday at the Winspear, Edmonton

The Good Friday concert at the Winspear centre, Edmonton, Canada, has been a tradition for decades. Joined by the Da Camera Singers (director John Brough) and fifteen wind players, Pro Coro Canada will perform the magnificent Mass in E-minor by Anton Bruckner, as well as a newly commissioned work by Uģis Prauliņš.

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Eden Valley Choral Weekend
Jun
14
to Jun 16

Eden Valley Choral Weekend

Tucked in between the Lake District and the Pennines, the ‘Eden Valley’ is the perfect holiday location with a large range of courses and events on offer. For their annual Choral Weekend which began life in 2006, they welcome singers from all over the UK. This year’s course will be lead by conductor Tobias Patrick Wolf.

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Carols with Orpheus Choir
Dec
14
7:30 PM19:30

Carols with Orpheus Choir

  • Craigiebuckler Parish Church, Aberdeen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Last years concert was packed!  Get your tickets early! Music Director Jane Murray tries to include something for everyone in the programme, and this time will be no exception.
Our guest instrumentalist will be Laura Smith on Clarinet. Guest Conductor is Tobias Patrick Wolf.

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Sing, Sing, Sing!
May
20
6:30 PM18:30

Sing, Sing, Sing!

For one night only the Beach Ballroom comes alive to the sound of an amateur choir competition, Hosted by Fiona Kennedy. Guest Judges include Paul Mealor and Dr Roger Williams, a truly amazing evening not to be missed with all proceeds benefiting the local vulnerable people supported by VSA.

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Aberdeen Bach Choir: Lo Sposalizio
Apr
29
7:45 PM19:45

Aberdeen Bach Choir: Lo Sposalizio

This will be a concert to celebrate the centuries-old tradition of Venice’s annual carnival and ceremonial Marriage to the Sea. The concert will feature sacred, secular and instrumental music by Monteverdi, Gabrieli, Rovetta, and contemporaries, as the choir presents a musical reconstruction of this event as it might have sounded in the 1630s.

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