PRESS RELEASE

The Cultural Center of the Philippines is now accepting applications for the CCP Hands-on Choral Workshop (HOCW) 2022 which will be held online for the first time.

The module includes synchronous sessions which will be on June 7 – 10, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM via Zoom. After which, participants will record and submit performances of songs assigned by the trainers to be showcased during the Virtual Culminating Program to be streamed on July 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM via the CCP Facebook Page.

The HOCW is a biennial intensive choral clinic open to amateur choirs and choral conductors to develop their skills in choral singing, conducting, and performance. It is a highly regarded workshop that has produced winners in local and international choral competitions. Furthermore, the workshop has also been a platform to create a community for choral singers/groups.

Workshop trainers composed of current members and alumni of the world acclaimed Philippine Madrigal Singers will be led by their Choirmaster & Artistic Director, Mr. Mark Carpio.

In this year’s workshop, the participants will also be provided with training on virtual & online choral music productions.

WORKSHOP GUIDELINES

FOR CHOIRS WITH THEIR CONDUCTOR

The workshop is open to choirs who have been in existence for at least two (2) years. Registration fee for the accepted choir is P19,000 for at most 20 choir members and its conductor. Any additional participant will pay P900 each to cover his/her registration fee for the entire duration of the Workshop. Since choir participation is on a first-come-first-served basis, accepted choirs should pay a reservation fee of P1,000, in addition to the registration fee, to be assured of a slot.

Participating choirs will be given the opportunity to render a short performance during the Online Opening Program.

Link to the Application Form for Choirs with their Conductor: https://tinyurl.com/CCPHOCW2022-Application-Choir

FOR INDIVIDUAL CONDUCTORS

Accepted individual conductor applicants will be given an opportunity to observe selected sessions, and to participate in special mentorship sessions under Choirmaster Mr. Mark Carpio. They should be musically literate and should be able to sing. Fee is P2,000.

Link to the Application Form for Individual Conductors: https://tinyurl.com/CCPHOCW2022-Apply-Individual

CULMINATING PROGRAM

After the four-day workshop, participants will record and submit performances of songs assigned by the trainers to be showcased during the Virtual Culminating Program to be streamed on July 30, 2022 at 3:00 PM via the CCP Facebook Page.

DEADLINES

 

May 13, 2022                   Last day for submission of Application Forms

May 20, 2022                   Announcement of Accepted Choirs

May 26, 2022                   Reservation Fee for Accepted Choirs

June 3, 2022           Full Payment of Accepted Choirs and Individual Conductors

Due to limited choir slots for the workshop, registration is on a first-come-first-served basis.

For more information, please contact the CCP Artist Training Division via email at artist.training@culturalcenter.gov.ph or via tel. number at 8-832-1125 loc. 1604/1605. Office hours are from Tuesdays to Fridays, except holidays, 7 AM – 4 PM, depending on IATF protocols.

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