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Seminars on Sacred Music at a glance (Year 2008-2009)


  1. Vocal Hygiene – A Medical Perspective (one session)
  2. Father of Hong Kong Cantonese Sacred Music Rev. Lau Wing-yiu (1908-1986) (one session)
  3. Musical Forms The Architecture in Music (one session)
  4. Introduction to Liturgy (two sessions)
  5. History of Religious Music (three sessions)
  6. Introduction to Singing (one session)
  7. Introduction to Accompaniment & Conducting (one session)

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      * Each session last two hours.*
      * All seminars are compulsory for students of Structured Music Courses*
      * Other course students, parish choir members and interested persons are also welcome to join in. Seminars are free of charge and any donation are greatly appreciated.*



    I. Vocal Hygiene – A Medical Perspective(one session)

    Speaker Ms. Wong Livia
    Content
    Voice is one of the amazing creations of our Lord. Through understanding of the vocal structures and mechanism, let us learn about how to protect our voice and use it appropriately so that we could speak and sing to praise Him.
    Date

    30 November 2008 (Sunday)
    Time 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Venue St. Patrick's Mass Centre, No. 12, Fu Mei Street East, Wang Tau Hom, Kowloon.
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    II. Father of Hong Kong Cantonese Sacred Music – Rev. Lau Wing-yiu (1908-1986)
    (one session
    )


    Speaker Dr. So Ming-chuen, Dr. Lau Kai-chi
    Content

    Father Paul Lau was Hong Kong’s first local priest who uses Cantonese dialect to compose sacred music.  This talk will introduce Father Lau’s compositional journey, his musical style and characteristics.  The talk will be conducted in Cantonese.

    Date

    18 January 2009 (Sunday)
    Time 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Venue Auditorium, 9/F, Catholic Diocese Centre, 16 Caine Road, Hong Kong
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    III. Music Forms – The Architecture in Music (one session)

    Speaker Mr. Choi Chi-ming
    Content

    Musical Forms refer to the structure and design of a composition. The seminar will illustrate various musical forms and designs, as well as the musical themes carried through famous musical examples.

    Date

    26 April 2009 (Sunday)
    Time 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    Venue St. Patrick's Mass Centre, No. 12, Fu Mei Street East, Wang Tau Hom, Kowloon.
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    IV. Introduction to Liturgy (two sessions)

    Speaker Rev. Tam Kam-wing
    Content Introduction to Liturgy
    Date

    12,19 February 2009 (Thursday)
    Time 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Venue Rosary Church, 125 Chatham Road South, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
       
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    V. History of Religious Music (three sessions)

    Speaker Ms. Lo ka-ming
    Content The Renaissance Period
    Date

    12,19, 26 March 2009 (Thursday)
    Time 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Venue Rosary Church, 125 Chatham Road South, Tsimshatsui, Kowloon
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    VI. Introduction to Singing (one session)

    Speaker Singing Class Instructors
    Content Introduction to basic singing techniques and voice protection.
    Date

    12 September 2008 (Friday)
    Time 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Venue 10/F Catholic Diocese Centre, 16 Caine Road, Central
       
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    VII. Introduction to Accompaniment & Conducting (one session)

    Speaker Organ and Conducting Class Instructors
    Content Basic Knowledge and Responsibility of the organist and conductor.
    Date

    23 October 2008 (Thursday)
    Time 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
    Venue 10/F Catholic Diocese Centre, 16 Caine Road, Central
       
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