World Choir Games 2018

Today's highlights

Friday, July 13

The Desmond Abernethy Hall (Pretoria Boys High School) opens its doors at 11:30 for the Open Competition and at 14:30 for the Champions Competition of University and College Choirs. Singers from South Africa, Russia, Singapore and the USA rival for a certificate or a medal for their performances, which will be awarded on July 14 at the Sun Arena.

Join one of the categories most popular with choirs: 12 choirs from 10 nations meet at one stage for the Mixed Chamber Choirs at 11:00 and 14:00 at the Musaion at the University of Pretoria. The Kammerchor Wernigerode will represent INTERKULTUR’s home country Germany and might add a fourth gold medal to its trophy collection.

Female Chamber Choirs come together at 15:30 at the ZK Matthews Great Hall (UNISA) and present choral chamber music from five countries which ranges from Cuba up to Norway.

Join the Open Singing Session at 11:00 at NG Universiteitsoord with André J. Thomas from the USA. Meet the Director of Choral Activities and Professor of Choral Music Education at the Florida State University and Director of the Tallahassee Community Chorus live for a fun sing-along workout.

This day will be concluded by the Award Ceremony, 20:00 at Moreleta Park Church for Young Male Choirs, Mixed Youth Choirs, Music Sacra a cappella, Musica Contemporanea, Jazz, Gospel, Spiritual.

Further information is available at www.wcg2018.com. The complete competition program for today can be found here.