ESPAÑOL

SAN JUAN CANTA

International Choir Competition, Grand Prix and Festival

San Juan, Argentina

June 18 - 22, 2020

 

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

 

The applications to San Juan Canta 2020 are now open. Register here.

 

 

PREVIOUS EDITIONS

 

 

  •     SAN JUAN CANTA 2018

 

PARTICIPANT CHOIRS

 

Host choir

Coro Arturo Beruti. Directora: María Elina Mayorga. San Juan, Argentina

 

FESTIVAL

 

Camerata Vocal Córdoba. Director: José Rodrigo Varillas. Córdoba, Argentina

Coro Femenino Cantares. Director: Éder Camuzis. Brasilia, Brasil

Vox Populi Project. Director: Julio César Morales Pineda. Xalapa, Veracruz, México

Vox Prima - Ensamble Vocal. Director: Ricardo Portillo. Mendoza, Argentina

 

COMPETITION

 

Agrupación Coral Ad Libitum. Directora: María del Luján Perotti. Rosario, Argentina

Coral Gloriana. Director: Rodrigo Asselborn. Santa Fe, Argentina

Coro del Colegio Santísimo Redentor. Directora: Débora Maccarone. Buenos Aires, Argentina

GICBA, Grupo de Interpretación Coral de Buenos Aires. Director: Juan Martín Picarel. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Incantare Coro Femenino. Directora: Natalia Vadillo. Córdoba, Argentina

Pneuma Coral Femenino. Directora: Paula Elgueta Sierra. Santiago de Chile, Chile

The Portland State Chamber Choir. Director: Ethan Sperry. Portland, Estados Unidos

Vocal Consonante. Director: Eduardo Ferraudi. Buenos Aires, Argentina

 

WINNERS

 

COMPETITION - Universal Choral Repertoire Category

 

First Prize GOVERNMENT OF SAN JUAN: Incantare Coro Femenino. Conductor: Natalia Vadillo. Córdoba Argentina.

Second Prize ARTURO BERUTI: The Portland State Chamber Choir. Conductor: Ethan Sperry - Portland, Oregon, USA

 

COMPETITION Popular, Folk and / or Traditional Choral Music Category

 

First Prize CAMARA DE DIPUTADOS DE SAN JUAN: Incantare Coro Femenino. Conductor: Natalia Vadillo. Córdoba, Argentina.

Second Prize: The Portland State Chamber Choir. Conductor: Ethan Sperry - Portland, Oregon, USA

 

ADICORA Award (Association of Choir Directors of the Argentine Republic) for the best artistic performance, open to all participating directors: Eduardo Ferraudi

 

GRAND PRIX SAN JUAN CANTA

 

First Prize GRAND PRIX SAN JUAN CANTA: Incantare Coro Femenino. Conductor: Natalia Vadillo. Córdoba, Argentina.

Second Prize GRAND PRIX SAN JUAN CANTA: The Portland State Chamber Choir. Conductor: Ethan Sperry - Portland, Oregon, USA

 

Prize for the choir most voted by the public, awarded by the Banco San Juan Foundation: Incantare Coro Femenino. Conductor: Natalia Vadillo. Córdoba Argentina.

 

Additionally, the Jury awarded two special mentions:

 

- To Eduardo Ferraudi for his contribution to Latin American choral music through his choral versions.

- To Paula Elgueta Sierra for her successful selection criteria of repertoire.

 

The Jury invited, in recognition of his extraordinary performances, to participate in the Gala Concert to:

 

Vox Prima Ensamble Vocal. Conductor: Ricardo Portillo (Mendoza, Argentina).

GICBA Grupo de Interpretación Coral de Buenos Aires. Conductor: Juan Martín Picarel (Universal Choral Repertoire Category)

Vocal Consonante. Conductor: Eduardo Ferraudi (Popular, Folk and / or Traditional Choral Music Category)

 

International artistic incentive award:

 

The winners of the first and second prizes will enjoy an additional artistic prize: they will have their participation with accepted entrance insured in the competitions associated with San Juan Canta:

 

- International Choral Festival in Missoula (Montana, USA

 

- Bali International Choir Festival (Indonesia)

 

- Karuizawa International Choral Festival (Tokyo, Japan)

 

- Tampere Music Festival (Tampere , Finland)

 

- City of Derry International Choral Festival

 

- Sborové slavnosti • Czech Choir Festival • Hradec Králové

 

- Nancy Voix du Monde (Nancy, France)

 

- IKV-Maasmechelen International Choir Contest of Flanders

 

CHORAL FRATERNITY CONCERTS

 

Various cultural spaces of the city and surroundings

 

WORKSHOPS

 

Hugo de la Vega: "Geografía musical argentina".

Julio César Morales Pineda: "El Arreglo Coral a Través de la Música Popular Mexicana".

Guillermo Pellicer: "El Coro en el Aula".

 

 

 

PHOTO GALLERY OF SAN JUAN CANTA 2018

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  • SAN JUAN CANTA 2016

 

PARTICIPANT CHOIRS

 

FESTIVAL

 

SEIBO grupo vocal (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Coradictos. Conductor: Gonzalo Villalba (Mendoza, Argentina)

Coro de la Universidad Católica de Cuyo. Conductor: María Elina Mayorga.

Coro Arturo Beruti (organizer and host). Conductor: María Elina Mayorga.

ANANKÉ - Grupo Vocal Femenino. Conductor: Leonardo Balistrere Godoy (Chubut, Argentina). Participate in the category "Promotion of new choral formations"

 

COMPETITION

 

Camerata de la Luna. Conductor: Francisco Mensa (San Luis, Argentina),

Coro de la Escuela Universitaria de Música. Conductor: Ana Laura Rey (Montevideo, Uruguay),

Coro de la Universidad de Guayaquil (mixed and female choir). Conductor: Fernando Gil Estrada (Guayaquil, Ecuador),

EVU - Estudio Vocal Universitario. Conductor: Guido Vacca (Mendoza, Argentina),

Ipsun Ensamble. Conductor: Máximo Díaz (Talca, Chile),

Vocal Cantigas. Conductor: Maria Fernanda Ferronato (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

 

WINNERS

 

Category Female and Male Voices

 

Second Prize ARTURO BERUTI: Vocal Cantigas. Conductor: María Fernanda Ferronato

 

Category Mixed Choir

 

FIRST PRIZE GOVERNMENT OF SAN JUAN: Camerata de la Luna. Conductor: Francisco Mensa

Second Prize ARTURO BERUTI: EVU - Estudio Vocal Universitario. Conductor: Guido Vacca

 

Special mentions of the Jury

 

Special mention of the Jury to Ana Laura Rey for best artistic performance

Special mention of the Jury to Coro de la Universidad de Guayaquil for its version of "Latinoamérica", by Calle 13.

 

CHORAL FRATERNITY CONCERTS

 

Various cultural spaces of the city and surroundings

 

 

WORKSHOPS

 

The edition of choral repertoire, new possibilities and technological resources,  by María Luisa Vega Amado

A meeting with the composer,  with Javier Busto

Making choral music shine through blend and balance, by T. J. Harper

Singing and vocal technique, by Sergio Carlevaris

Joint reading: an experience with Brazilian repertoire, by Marcia Hentschel

Moran Choir and the jewish - palestine integration through choral singing, by Naomi Faran

The international experiences of the National Youth Choir Simón Bolívar, by Lourdes Sánchez.

 

PHOTO GALLERY OF SAN JUAN CANTA 2016:

 

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