Celebrating Choirs

Embracing Diversity

Creating Networks

EVENT: UDUMO Gauteng 2022

DATE: 7 & 8 October 2022

VENUE: Moreleta NG Church, Pretoria

*All choir space for UDUMO 2022 has been filled. Should your choir wish to participate in future UDUMO projects please contact info@ccnf.co.za


GET TICKETS FOR GALA CONCERT (8 OCTOBER 2022)

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

UDUMO is a uniquely design process that use experiential learning through created mass choirs. The 2022 Gauteng UDUMO – our Grande Premiere – will consist of 23 choirs conducted by 6 expert conductors. Choirs will be mentored and this build up to a 2-day event consisting of fantastic development sessions hosted at the spectacular auditorium of Moreleta NG Church in Pretoria. The gala concert will include individual mass choir performances of a Primary school, two high school and one adult choir each consisting of 250 singers. These choirs will be combined into a 1000-strong participant mass choir performing a variety of items on 8 October. Choristers participating will get exposure to some of the world's best conductors and we send them back to their communities re-energized through fun, sharing and a brilliant performance opportunity.

THE PURPOSE

  1. Include representatives from as many choral programmes as possible to create shared experiences and development opportunities
  2. Create exposure to high-level choral experiences through performing with highly experienced Choral Conductors with exceptional choirs
  3. Through experiential learning gain vocal development, further musicianship skills, camaraderie, and an aesthetic musical experience through the process of preparation and rehearsals with singers from other choirs /cultures /regions
  4. Get exposure to a high standard of music, the rehearsal processes including warm-ups, staging of singers for a piece and performance standards during concerts
  5. Create networking and learning opportunities for conductors during the process while seeing masters in action
  6. Creating new performance experiences for singers that promotes self worth, satisfaction and pride

TIME LINE FOR FUTURE UDUMO PROJECTS

2022:

Launch project in Pretoria engaging 23 choirs & conductors from Gauteng, & Limpopo, 1000 singers with 6 facilitating conductors.     


2023:

3 UDUMO choirs in Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban engaging 60 choirs and conductors, 3,500 singers with 18 facilitating conductors.


2024:

6 UDUMO choirs combining WC, NW & NC and Gauteng, Limpopo & Mpumalanga, 120 choirs, 5600 singers, 54 facilitating conductors and audiences from all province


2025: 

9 UDUMO choirs in all provinces,150 choirs, 7000 singers, 54 facilitating conductors and audiences from all provinces.

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