First Annual Summer Master Class in Russia

Sing with one of Russia’s Premier Choirs

IMG_3294IMG_1366 2For the first time ever, the Moscow Podvorye Choir of the Trinity-St. Sergius Lavra is opening its doors to welcome an exclusive tour and invites singers, both male and female, to join the renown Podvorye Choir in the singing of a Vigil and Divine Liturgy.

This trip offers the unprecedented opportunity for participants to work with Maestro Vladimir Gorbik and the Podvorye choir for a four-day workshop in Slavonic sacred choral music as guests of the Podvorye.
IMG_2779Participants will enjoy daily intensive workshop sessions and available guided excursions to Moscow attractions. The package includes double occupancy accommodations, all meals, tuition and materials.


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Limited FULL SCHOLARSHIPS for tuition costs are available with letter of recommendation from parish priest. Contact for questions and submissions.


Preliminary Tour Schedule:

  • Tuesday September 1 – Arrive in Moscow
  • Wednesday September 2 – Welcome Breakfast; 10am-4pm Class/Rehearsal
  • Thursday September 3 – 9am-6pm Class/Rehearsal
  • Friday September 4 – 8am-2pm Class/Rehearsal; Optional Afternoon Excursion
  • Saturday September 5 – Optional Morning Excursion; 2pm – 5pm Rehearsal; Sing All Night Vigil
  • Sunday September 6 – Sing Liturgy; Farewell Luncheon; Optional Afternoon Excursion
  • Monday September 7 – Depart Moscow

Airfare, visa expenses and excursion fees excluded.

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