Choral conducting

For: choral conductors in search of a fresh perspective on their work.

In the workspace:

  • Basic technical aspects of choral conducting
  • Approaches to score studying, the meaning of preparation, and consistent interpretation
  • Planning a rehearsal/season
  • Concert programming

In front of an ensemble:

  • Warm-ups: how and why
  • Pedagogical approaches in rehearsing
  • Use of the piano in rehearsing
  • Gesture: conscious listening and body awareness


Sibelius Academy, University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland (2017–2021)

  • Choral conducting: A level (Master’s level, main subject)
  • Classical voice: B level (Bachelor’s level)
  • Classical piano: C level (proficiency recital)
  • Side subject: Basso continuo (Department of Early Music)

Academy of Music, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (2011–2017)

  • Music education: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree (Prešeren Award)

Edgar Willems Pedagogical principles: Teacher’s formation concluded