Voice and Silence

A week for singful aficionados

20 to 26 July 2020 in Finland

A week to enjoy our voice, our creativity, our sensitivity and the abundant nature of the surroundings.

Course Director: Chandra Rolf Maeder

Course language: English. Translations are possible.

Course costs: EUR 550, students EUR 390

Max. number of participants: 24

Deadline for registration: 31 May 2020

Accommodation and meals:
(Monday, July 20. Dinner until Sunday, July 27. Breakfast)

Single room: EUR 840 (Room and meals, (7 Days x EUR 120 per day)
Double room: EUR 630 (Room and meals per person, 7 Days x EUR 90 per day)
Shared room: EUR 560 (Room and meals per person, 7 Days x EUR 80 per day)

The workshop is for all who want to experience the expressiveness of their voice in a new way. We let our voices cheer, dance, sound together, be wild and rough and quiet and gentle. And we let them fade into silence.

By integrating the silence, our singing gains a dimension in which we can fully enjoy the variety of expression, harmony and rhythm.
And in return, the creative use of the voice helps us to immerse ourselves in the silence and gives it lightness.

Voice:
We playfully combine elements of voice training, improvisation, overtone singing and choral pieces from 5 centuries.

Silence:
We experiment with meditation techniques from the possibly 5000 years old  ‚Book of Wisdom‘,  and with active methods developed by Osho for modern man.

Enjoyment:
And in a relaxed atmosphere without pressure to perform, we will find time every day to savour the beautiful surroundings and good food.

Elontuli:
The workshop will take place in the south of Finland.
The solitary seminar house Elontuli is surrounded by lakes, fields and forests.
The friendly team of the house provides a pleasant atmosphere with excellent vegetarian food and keeps the house sparkling clean and beautiful.

Read the Article by Chandra about Sound and Silence

Registration:
A down payment of EUR 200 is required to confirm your registration. It will be fully credited to the course fees. This payment can only be refunded in case of injury or illness. You will receive the bank details after receipt of the registration.

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