The Venezuelan coral system's sustainability is based on the dissemination and teaching. The "Fundación" has promoted and strengthened music education in many ways among. Those are:
Conducting Permanent courses
Each year conducting courses are planned, issued since 1990 by eminences of this discipline at the global level positions available to musicians, directors and singers in our country, to help increase their training. Such is the case of Eric Ericson, Willi Gohl, Vic Nees, Robert Sund, Liliana Cangiano, Werner Pfaff, Erkki Pohjola, Krystof Pendereski, and Alberto Grau Helmount Rilling, among others, who have given their wealth of knowledge to students and professionals coral discipline that have participated in each of these courses.
Bachelor of Music IUDEM (Uniarte)
The"Fundación" is one of the sponsors that made possible the creation of
the Bachelor of Music, Choral mention, title awarded by the Institute of
Musical Studies (IUDEM). The
first step towards the professionalization of the discipline, was the
creation by the Foundation, the Choral Chair in 1976, which
eventually became the Choral School, attached to the Foundation of the
National Youth Orchestra.
Training professionals specializing in Choral Conducting with a
suitable education and teaching according to the demands of quality,
provides human resources ensure the dissemination and to ensure the
growth of coral area in the country. Between 1976 and 2003 have graduated 18 choral director.
USB Music Master
the first decade of the nineteenth century, Professor Maria Guinand
encourages the creation of the Master of Music degree from the
Universidad Simón Bolívar which aims to "provide competent professional
musicians systematic studies of the different fields of music and
the selected area: Composition, Choral, Instrumental Conducting and
Performance and contribute to the formation of Music Teachers of high
level, for new generations. " With
an emphasis on choral area, which has been training school for
professional musicians from all over the country and Latin America.
Permanent Singing Workshops
workshops are led by professional singing and taught individually to
each choir, who have the possibility to explore their skills and
showcase their achievements over the concerts and musical events
individual development of participants results in an overall
improvement of choral groups in the country, creating a synergy that
goes beyond the sum of the personal improvement of each individual.
National and international exchanges
constant contact with international organizations and institutions
related to choral singing has opened the doors to receive invitations
from different countries to participate in Master Classes and tours
corals, for which they are selected, on merit, some of our corals. This Foundation offers another field Schola Cantorum for enrichment in the formation of his choir members and directors.