The International Choral Festival Costa Rica for peace, offers choral conducting workshops with prestigious musicians. It is a great opportunity to learn and share their world experience with all participants.

For this 2019 edition, the workshop will be in charge of Maestra Digna Guerra from Cuba and Maestro Tim Sharp from USA. The workshop is meant for choral directors, musicians who are currently conducting a choir or advanced choral conducting students with experience.

Digna Guerra
Musician of wide international experience. Throughout her artistic career, she has widely contributed to the Cuban and Latin American choral music. It is for us great honor to have her in our third International Choral Festival Costa Rica for peace 2019.More info
Tim Sharp
(BM, MCM, DMA) is Executive Director of the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), the national professional association for choral conductors, educators, scholars, students, and choral music industry representatives in the United States. He represents choral activity in the United States to the International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) More info...

Working together for peace and choral music in Costa Rica

Important information about the workshop with both directors Digna Guera and Tim Sharp

The workshop will be held on Wednesday 19, Thursday 20 and Friday 21 of June 2019, starting at 9:00am on Wednesday and ending with the concert on Friday at 7pm. Workshop includes a balanced offering of interactive plan, lecture, group discussion and coaching. It is recommended to arrive the day before on Tuesday 18.

Reserve your space filling the form below. Send it with accurate information regarding your experience, academic degree, and knowledge as choir conductor. Based on this your participation will receive approval. If so, you will receive a reservation number which must be indicated in bank´s slip upon confirming your participation. Participant´s confirmation is received on a first come first served basis. Follow the timeframe given for payment to hold your space.

Costs of workshop and materials:
On and before January 15, 2019, USD$225
Starting January 16, 2019, USD$250
Limited spaces available. Reserve and confirm your space soon.

How to reserve:
1. Fill and send the form below.
2. Acceptance will be sent to you with reservation number.
3. Confirm your participation making payment.
4. Music and material will be sent to you prior for your learning and preparation.

Workshop packages with lodging:
For you convenience we offer a package including lodging and workshop. You can opt for three and four night package.

3 night package:
Includes three nights stay (Wed 19, Thurs 20 and Fri 21) with breakfast at hotel, workshop and materials. Reserve before January 15th, 2019 for USD$420*

4 night package:
Includes four nights stay (Tues 18, Wed 19, Thurs 20 and Fri 21) with breakfast at hotel, workshop and materials. Reserve before January 15th, 2019 for USD$485*
*Prices are per person, based on double occupancy to confirm reservations until January 15th, 2019.

Reserve Conductors Choral Workshop Tim Sharp and Digna Guerra:
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