Corearte Manizales

The Choir Festival Colombia will take place in the city of Manizales, located in the coffee region, on the Central Cordillera of the Andes, near the Nevado of Ruiz volcano. Also called as the “City of Open Doors” or “The Capital of Affection”, a city with the aroma of coffee.
In Manizales will we share an unforgettable experience with choirs from all regions, learning, singing, meeting people, exploring beautiful landscapes.

Corearte Manizales choir festival it will be held in the province of Caldas and city of Manizales from 22 to 28 of November.

Categories

All choir groups in their different categories are invited: Children choirs, youth choirs o adults, religious, community choirs, Institutes or Universities, professional choirs, amateurs, chamber choirs, ensembles or vocal groups. Individual singers can also participate under special conditions (please ask the organization).
This event is NON COMPETITIVE.
Choirs wishing to participate in this edition of “Corearte Manizales 2022” must send the contact form (available on our website), brief resume of the choir and its conductor, recent recording of two numbers of the choir’s repertoire (from a performance or rehearsal) and a recent photo of the group and its conductor.

Workshops

Choir Festival Colombia

The choral singing workshops are one of the focal activities for Corearte. These give participants the opportunity to work with internationally renowned teachers and share rehearsals with other participants.
Workshops are held in 4 sessions in the morning. A final rehearsal will take place before the closing concert of the Festival, where the music taught in the workshops will be performed.

Genaral Information about Choir Festival Colombia

Festival activities will begin on Tuesday, November 22 at 3:00 PM, so groups are encouraged to arrive before that time.
This program is provisional and subject to change.

  • Tuesday 22/11: Welcome workshops and inaugural concert
  • Wednesday 23/11: Training workshops, concert
  • Thursday 24/11: Training workshops, concert in Manizales
  • Friday 25/11: Training workshops, concert in Manizales
  • Saturday 20/11: Training workshops, concert in Manizales
  • Sunday 21/11: Training workshops, closing concert and closing event festival
  • Monday 28/11: Breakfast and farewell from Corearte Manizales 2022

The stages for concert performances are chosen for their acoustic quality and their cultural and/or architectural significance, thus providing participating choirs an opportunity to sing in landmark places of Manizales, including: Theater of the Founders, Manizales Cathedral or the University of Caldas among others.

The Organization, Corearte, provides an electronic piano or keyboard, depending on the location. We also have tumbadoras, cajón drum and percussion set available. If the choir needs other instruments they must provide them themselves. Some locations do not allow the amplification of instruments, ask the Organization.
The repertoire for the different festival performances must be submitted by 10 October 2022.

Prices and deadlines Choir Festival Colombia

The Choir Festival Colombia, brings music to the stages of “Cafe con aroma de mujer” (The Secret of Passion), a postcard to remember for a lifetime.
We are waiting for you to live the Corearte experience and enjoy this beautiful city and its music.