I like to move it, move it!

Come and enjoy bringing together singing and movement using different
rhythms and styles so that we get a blasting musical experience and a lot of fun.

Repertoire (SA)

Gustav Ernesaks (1908–1993):
HAKKAME, MEHED, MINEMA (Estonian folk song)

Jerry Leiber (1933–2011), Mike Stoller (1933)/Tõnis Kõrvits (1944):
KIKILIPS (Henno Käo)

Raimond Valgre (1913–1949):
HELMI (Raimond Valgre)

Timo Lossi (1927–2005)/Tõnis Kõrvits (1944):

Tõnis Kõrvits (1944):

George Bizet (1838–1875):
AVEC LA GARDE MONTANTE (Boy’s choir from Carmen)(Henri Meilhac, Ludovic Halévy)

The repertoire will be slightly changed.
Estonian repertoire will be performed in English translation.

The participants will be able to attend the atelier with original scores only. The use of photocopies shall not be permitted. We will offer affordable set of sheet music specified by the mentor of the atelier. The participants will be able to purchase them only after receiving the confirmation of participation in the chosen atelier. The link to the online store will be published here in April 2021.


Hirvo Surva (EE)

Hirvo Surva (EE)
Hirvo Surva studied choir conducting at the Georg Ots Music School in Tallinn and at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre. He has been active as a conductor at Estonian Song Festivals. In 1997 and 2002 he served as the Artistic Director of the 8th and 9th Youth Song Celebration and the artistic director of the 26th Estonian Song Celebration in 2014. Hirvo Surva has been a jury member in many musical competitions organized both in Estonia and abroad. Since 2001, he has been the Chairman of the Association of Estonian Choral Conductors and since 2019, he has been the Chairman of the Estonian Choral Association. In 2006 and 2010, he was a visiting Resident Professor at the University of Oregon in the US. Since 2008 he has been working as a teacher at the Secondary Music School in Tallinn. He also teaches choral conductors at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre.