The World Of Young Singers
International Symposium on children and youth choral music
XINGHAI Conservatory of Music, Guangzhou
November 11-13, 2012
The symposium focused on and illustrated different aspects of children and youth choral singing. It gave a global view on this subject starting with the immense Chinese activities in this area. Children and youth choirs are flourishing in China, not least in the big city of Guangzhou. Choirs from this city have won a world-wide recognition. Several international top choirs taking part in the 1st Xinghai Prize International Choir Championships performed as demonstration choirs.
During the symposium an imaginary young person was followed from his/her entering a choir as a young child to singing as a young adult. Every time period in a young singer’s life was focused upon, both from musical and sociological stand point.