International Choir Competition, Grand Prix and Festival

International Choir Competition, Grand Prix and Festival

San Juan, Argentina

June 18th - 22nd, 2020

PREVIOUS EDITIONS

San Juan Canta 2018

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PARTICIPANT CHOIRS

Host choir:
Coro Arturo Beruti. Conductor: María Elina Mayorga. San Juan, Argentina

FESTIVAL

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

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

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

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

COMPETITION

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Vocal Consonante. Conductor: 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 Conductors of the Argentine Republic) for the best artistic performance, open to all participating conductors: 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:


CHORAL FRATERNITY CONCERTS

Performed at schools, museums and cultural spaces of the City and surroundings.

WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCE

Hugo de la Vega: "Argentinean musical geography"
Julio César Morales Pineda: "The Choral Arrangement Through Popular Mexican Music"
Guillermo Pellicer: "The Choir in the Classroom".

San Juan Canta 2016

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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 (organizador y anfitrión) Conductor: María Elina Mayorga.

ANANKÉ participated in the category of Promotion of new choral groups: Female Vocal Group. Conductor: Leo Balistrere Godoy (Chubut, Argentina)

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 group) 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: María 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 GOBIERNO DE 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 for Ana Laura Rey: best artistic performance.
Special mention of the Jury for Coro de la Universidad de Guayaquil for its interpretation of Calle 13's "Latinoamérica".

CHORAL FRATERNITY CONCERTS

Performed at schools, museums and cultural spaces of the City and surroundings.

WORKSHOPS AND CONFERENCES

“The edition of choral repertoire, new possibilities and technological resources”, by María Luisa Vega Amado
“Meeting with the composer”, with Javier Busto
“Making coral music shine through impasto and balance”, by T.J. Harper
"Singing and vocal technique", by Sergio Carlevaris.
“Joint Reading: an experience with Brazilian repertoire”, by Marcia Hentschel.
“The international experiences of the Simón Bolívar National Youth Choir”, by Lourdes Sánchez.

SAN JUAN CANTA meets the quality standards established by IFCM (International Federation for Choral Music) and CFN (Choral Festival Network) for International Choir Festivals and Competitions.

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