C8 Renaissance Energy
This workshop focuses on renaissance music from different European countries, including church music adapted to “tavern” music with Estonian early music ensemble Hortus Musicus. Hortus Musicus is the oldest continuously working ensemble in its field in Eastern Europe and one of the few of such longevity in the world, which is known for its unusual approach to early music.
Leslie Peeters (FR) is a choir conductor, conducting teacher, singer and pianist, graduated from Lyon’s CNSM and completed her studies in Birmingham Conservatoire. She’s been singing in professional classical ensembles such as Spirito or Calliope and Brasilian music with Gondawa. She is specialized in vocal games and choir improvisation and is frequently invited as guest conductor and choral conducting teacher. She’s a teacher at Villeurbanne’s ENM, in one of the most important choir directing classes of the Rhône-Alpes region in France.