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Student Choral Workshop

Student Choral Workshop

For secondary & tertiary students to learn from the best!

Fri 28 June – 9.30 am
Hobart Town Hall
From $15

Individual students and school groups are invited to join us for this festival first. 

Learn from special guest conductor Dr Anthony Trecek-King in this exciting workshop for secondary and tertiary students. Participants will work through carefully selected repertoire and learn skills while finding musical connections and enjoying a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere.  

As a conductor and clinician, Anthony Trecek-King has earned international acclaim for conducting choirs and orchestras throughout the world.  An incredibly personable teacher, Anthony’s approach to teaching others is to “meet folks where they are and then move forward from there”.  He encourages individuals to step outside their comfort zones and experience something new! 

No experience is necessary – just bring your enthusiasm, come along and join in!  

School groups are most welcome.  Contact [email protected] for further details. 

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Dr Anthony Trecek-King

Dr Anthony Trecek-King is a highly acclaimed choral conductor, scholar, pedagogue, and media personality with a career spanning over 20 years. He is an active guest conductor and serves as a Resident Conductor (chorus) with the Handel and Haydn Society. Recognized for his ability to create moving performances that exhibit a surprising range of dynamics and depth of expression, Dr. Trecek-King excels at cultivating vocal and instrumental musicians at all levels. Through his collaborative rehearsal style, he bridges the gap between high art and humanity, captivating audiences while maintaining exceptional sonic quality.

Ensembles under his direction were integral to projects that have won a Pulitzer Prize (Madam White Snake, Zhou Long), received a Grammy (Fantastic Mr. Fox, Boston Modern Orchestra Project), and earned the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award from Presidential Committee on the Arts (Boston Children’s Chorus). Dr. Trecek-King has worked with a variety of artists and ensembles including Leslie Odom Jr., Melinda Doolittle, the San Francisco Symphony Chorus, The Houston Chamber Choir, Seraphic Fire, Keith Lockhart, John Williams, Gil Rose, Simon Halsey, Yo Yo Ma, and Roomful of Teeth. He has led performances in world-renowned venues including Boston Symphony Hall, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., Carnegie Hall in New York City, Royal Albert Hall in London, and the Sydney Opera House.

In addition to his conducting work, he is currently the host of the classical radio show “The Silent Canon” which airs on KNVO 90.7. He can also be seen on-air and online on the Emmy nominated WGBH television series Sing That Thing, and two TEDx Boston talks. He holds a B.M. in Cello Performance from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, an M.M. in Orchestral Conducting from the Florida State University, and a D.M.A. in Choral Conducting from the Boston University.

He currently lives in the Boston area with his partner Melanie (of Thinking is Power) and their cat.

Tickets

Individual registration – $15
School group registration – $150

Booking fee

  • For bookings with a total value of $15 or less, a booking fee of $3 will be added upon check-out.
  • For bookings with a total value between $15.01 and $199.99, a booking fee of $5 will be added upon
    check-out.
  • For bookings with a total value of $200 or more, a booking fee of $10 will be added upon check-out.

Duration

3hrs

VENUE: Hobart Town Hall

Getting to the venue 

  • The Hobart Town Hall is at 50 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000 
  • A car park behind the Hobart Town Hall is available for drop offs, accessible from Elizabeth Street. Please see entryway to this carpark here. 
  • accessible parking spaces are available in the Hobart Town Hall carpark, accessible from Elizabeth Street. Please see entryway to this carpark here. 
  • Please follow this link for a virtual tour of the Hobart Town Hall. 

Accessibility

Assistive Listening 

A hearing loop is available at this venue. The technology requires the listener to wear a receiver on a lanyard and to insert an earpiece. Please contact the festival if you require the use of one of these devices, as availability is limited. 

Guide Dogs/registered assistance animals welcome 

Water bowls will be available for registered assistance animals at this event upon request.

Wheelchair accessibility

  • For wheelchair bookings, please contact the festival with the specifications and dimensions of the wheelchair and any additional user requirements. 
  • The Hobart Town Hall Ballroom on level 1 is accessible to wheelchair users via a lift on the ground floor, located to the right of the staircase. The lift is also accessible via the rear car park and requires interaction with an intercom to gain access. This car park is accessible from Elizabeth Street. Please see the entryway to this car park here 
  • Accessible bathrooms are available on the ground floor of the Hobart Town Hall only. 

Conditions of sale

  • Read the full conditions of sale.
  • Festival of Voices adheres to the Live Performance Australia Ticketing Code of Practice.
  • All tickets are non-refundable unless otherwise specified on the specific event page.

Contact us

For assistance please contact us on 03 6224 5975 or at [email protected].

We also have this helpful form.