Performers

This year’s choirs span from the USA to Norway, and there are a number of local performers joining the international groups in 2017, including ACE Choirs (Aberdeen Choral Ensemble) and NYCoS Aberdeen. They will be showcasing a range of styles, from contemporary music to traditional and classical styles.

Millicent, (UK)
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Millicent, born on the 30th December 1985, is a Nigerian-born soul singer, songwriter and blogger based in the UK. “Almost anything could be a mic for me when I was little and I would belt out tunes to myself as I was both performer and audience”. She released her debut EP, ‘Voyage’ in January 2017. Her debut single ‘How Come’, was released in November 2016. Inspired by her... SEE DETAILS »
The Hamrahlid Choir, (Iceland)
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The Hamrahlid Choir has been at the forefront of Icelandic musical life for four decades. Founded in 1967 by its present conductor, Þorgerður Ingólfsdóttir, it was among the first college choirs in Iceland, and has maintained its leading position ever since. The choir, made up of students at Hamrahlíð College in Reykjavík, is an educational institution in its own right. More than 2,000 Icelandic teenagers have come into contact... SEE DETAILS »
Ogston Prize Winner 2017, Ross Cumming (UK)
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We are delighted to welcome the Winner of 2017’s Ogston Prize. This prestigious competition is awarded annually to an undergraduate student from Aberdeen University. Click here for more information ... SEE DETAILS »
National Youth Choir Of Scotland, (UK)
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The National Youth Choir of Scotland was established in 1996 to provide opportunities for young people, teachers and choir directors to support and develop choral singing across Scotland. Artistically led by Christopher Bell, the National Youth Choir of Scotland caters for young people from 0-25 years through Mini Music Makers, NYCoS Area Choirs, NYCoS National Boys Choir, NYCoS National Girls Choir and its flagship National... SEE DETAILS »
Umkhathi, (Zimbabwe)
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Umkhathi Theatre Works is a multi-discipline performing arts ensemble based in the high- density suburb of Njube in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. The ensemble has twenty full-time members and twelve juniors of school going age. Umkhathi is involved in a wide repertoire of performing arts activities that range from Community theatre, encompassing African traditional dancing and Music and also showcasing Contemporary dance. Umkhathi Theatre Works, since establishment in... SEE DETAILS »
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Voices (UK)
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Royal Conservatoire VOICES was established in 2014 to give performing opportunities to talented young singers, to sing both as soloists and as an ensemble, to the highest standards. A flexible pool of talent, the group varies in size and nature according to repertoire and is designed to explore music from all periods, from Renaissance and Baroque to contemporary. Their first public performances were in Glasgow in... SEE DETAILS »
ACE Voices (UK)
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Since its foundation in February 2011, ACE has evolved into an inspiring network of creative projects, partnerships and communities involving 4000+ people of all ages in the North-East of Scotland, UK and further afield. The choirs form a significant part of the ACE project, with groups established in the Airyhall, Heathryburn and Inchgarth communities. Singers meet on a weekly basis for rehearsals. You can find... SEE DETAILS »

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