From Classical to Innovative Rehearsal Methods

International Online Event for Choral Conductors

With the support of the European Choral Association through the EU-funded project Training Leading Voices

Online 3-4 February 2023

Fri. 18:00-21:00 CET

Sat. 11:00-13:00 CET

Project brief

An interesting event for choral conductors!

The Serbian Choral Association offers this online event to present the differences and compatibility of various conducting techniques and rehearsal methods.

We will welcome renowned choral conductors from several countries to lead the presentations during this 2-day seminar. The event is organised for all conductors, not only those from our national choral association.

Online workshop “From Classical to Innovative Rehearsal Methods” is organized by the Serbian Choral Association and supported by the European Choral Association on behalf of the Training Leading Voices project (co-funded by the Creative Europe programme of the EU).

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Event is completely free of charge!

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Guests and lecturers

Sasho Tatarcheski

Sasho Tatarcheski


Sasho Tatarchevski earned his master`s degree of choral, symphonic and opera conducting at the Faculty of Music in Skopje. He also attended conducting master classes in New York, Rome, Berlin, St. Petersburg, Florence, Sarteano and Moscow.
Mr. Tatarchevski has performed with the Macedonian philharmonic, the Macedonian opera and ballet, the Bitola chamber orchestra, Orchestra Sinfonica di ICE – Rome, “Hermitage” Symphony Orchestra, the Bitola opera, the modern music ensembles “Alea” and “ConTempora”, the Symphony orchestra of the FM, “The soloists of the FM”, the Symphony orchestra of the BSF and many other choral, chamber and symphonic ensembles.
Besides in Macedonia he has performed numerous concerts and won international prizes with various ensembles in Portugal, Slovenia, UK, Belgium, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Croatia, Italy, Serbia, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Russia, Austria, France, Slovakia, Romania and Turkey. He also won several conducting prizes.
At the moment he works as a professor at the Faculty of Music in Skopje and conductor of the “FM Soloists” orchestra, the “Dragan Shuplevski” mixed choir, the Female choir of the Youth center and the “Pro Ars” professional chamber choir. Also, he is a regular jury member of several international competitions and artistic director of the International choral forum in Struga.

Panda van Proosdij - Photo by Solveig van Wijngaarden

Panda van Proosdij


Panda van Proosdij (NL) studied at the Rotterdam Dance Academy in the Netherlands and attended various theatre courses for example in Azzano(Italy), Wiesbaden (Germany) and New York. She was a teacher and guest teacher at Codarts, Music Theatre in Rotterdam for more than 10 years and worked with The Netherlands Children and Youth Choir as movement coach and director since 2006.

Van Proosdij also visits different European festivals as teacher/atelier leader: Europa Cantat (Mainz 2006, Utrecht 2009, Bonn 2008 +2010, Pärnu/Estland 2011, Turin 2012, Bergen 2014, Pécs/Hungary 2015, Lyon 2017, Tallinn 2018) and for the AMJ Eurotreff (Wolfenbüttel 2007), Leipziger Symposium für Kinder – und Jugendstimmen (2011) FCEC 48 Festival Internacional de Cant Coral (Barcelona, 2013), Choralies (Vaison-la-Romaine 2016, 2019).
In 2014 she created the choireography of the winning program of the Aarhus Pigekor during “The World Choir Games” in Riga and in 2015 this choir won the Silver Rose Bowl of “Let the Peoples Sing” in Munich with their newest program. In 2018 the choir won during The World Choir Games in Pretoria, South- Africa. Again a world title for this female choir,their conductor Helle Høyer Vedel from Aarhus and the Dutch choireographer.
Panda has been working on her method / philosophy “Voice & Physique” for thirteen years now. This way of working is about supporting the voice by creating a good physical awareness and a way to let movement contribute to the quality of singing. She gives workshops and masterclasses ‘Voice & Physique’ all over the world and creates choireography for different choirs and their events. In April 2014 her book ‘Voice & Physique’ has been published and in the Spring of 2019 her 2nd book ‘Choireography’ will be launched.

Find out more about Panda HERE.