Choral conducting masterclass
Jewish Community Belgrade
26th - 27th January 2018
We are wery happy that maestro Oded Shomrony gave a two-day masterclass in choral conducting on Rossi fest 2018, with two different sessions - individual sessions with maestro Shomrony intended for young conductors, students of conducting, but also students of secondary music schools who want to engage in conducting; whereas the second session - conducting Adi Chor, was intended only for experienced students of counducting and young conductors.
Oded Shomrony studied piano, voice and violin. He has earned his master's degree in conducting from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Mr. Shomrony turned to conducting at the age of seventeen, serving as an assistant conductor at the International Opera Workshop in Tel-Aviv. Since then, he acts as a conductor of the Moran singers ensemble and musical director of both, the Open Concert Project and the Thalamus vocal quartet. He is currently chief conductor of the Jerusalem Oratorio Choir, the musical director of the Choral Fantasy in Jerusalem Festival and the baritone of the Thalamus quartet. Mr. Shomrony has conducted numerous orchestras, including the Israel Camerata Jerusalem and the Israel Chamber Orchestra, and as of 2004 he has been teaching (counterpoint, harmony, ear training and choral conducting) at the Jerusalem Academy of Music.