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AS IT IS IN MELBOURNE

4 - 6  OCTOBER - 2019

THE OUTLINE

In October of 2019 the Swedish choir director Anders Nyberg will conduct a one-off workshop in Melbourne. It might be that you don’t know the name Anders Nyberg, however it might also be that your love of singing will have been influenced in some ways by his work.

 

As well as a musical career that stretches for over 40 years as a songwriter, arranger and choir director, Anders co-wrote the Swedish movie As It Is In Heaven, a musical & cultural phenomenon that charged the Australian choral scene.

 

It might be that you have been influenced by his music, so popular in the Melbourne choral scene, notably Freedom is Coming - Songs of Protest and Praise from South Africa. 

 

Over a Friday night and two full days on Saturday and Sunday, you will be immersed in styles that range from Swedish, African and contemporary, as well as being treated to a talk on the writing and production of As It Is In Heaven.

Visit www.andersnybergmusic.com to view his complete bio and work.

Anders will be supported by renowned Melbourne Choir Director Sue Johnson. The workshop will be held in the Linen Room of the famous Abbortsford Gardens. 

TIMES & RUNNING ORDER

Meet at the Linen Room in Abbotsford Convent on Friday 4th October - https://abbotsfordconvent.com.au

Don't stress if you cant make it on Friday night. We'll see you on Saturday morning.

 

Friday 4th - induction and first session - 7.30 pm to 9 pm {you are welcome to arrive around 7pm}

Saturday 5th - all day session - 10 am to 4 pm

Sunday 6th - all day session - 10 am to 4 pm

{there will be generous breaks to enjoy the ambiance and gardens of Abbotsford Convent}

 

FOOD & REFRESHMENTS

Abbotsford Convent has a wonderful selection of cafes available in the precinct. 

  • Singing and music based tours around Australia and the world.

  • Join Internationally renowned performers and choirmasters including Tony Backhouse and Anders Nyberg on tour.

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