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The students exchange program of the University for Chant (Georgia) and University of Notre Dame (USA)
The students exchange program of the University for Chant (Georgia) and University of Notre Dame (USA)
The University for Chant (Georgia) and University of Notre Dame (USA) are implementing students exchange program.
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Lecture by John Graham
Lecture by John Graham
be based on his completed dissertation, and six articles in various journals. Graham has lectured at Princeton University, Yale University, and Javakhishvili State University, and has given over 50 lectures
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Master Class of Grand master of Gurian Folk songs - Tristan Sikharulidze
Master Class of Grand master of Gurian Folk songs - Tristan Sikharulidze
May 28, 15:00 PM at the library of University for Chant will be held the Master Class of Grand master of Gurian Folk songs - Tristan Sikharulidze
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A new student employment project
A new student employment project
“Georgian Chanting” Foundation and Georgian parishes in Western Europe support a new student employment project.

From January 4th till February 4th of 2018 year, the student of Giorgi Mtatsmindeli Higher Educational Institution of Ecclesiastical Chant, Zaza Zuriashvili will teach Georgian Chant and national musical instruments to the Chant and Folk Song Choir in the St. Nino Georgian Orthodox Parish, Italy, Florence.

The financial supporter of this project is “Georgian Chanting” Foundation.
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Lecture of Emeritus Professor, Composer Nodar Mamisashvili
Lecture of Emeritus Professor, Composer Nodar Mamisashvili
November 24, 15:00 PM will be held the lecture of Emeritus Professor, Composer Nodar Mamisashvili on theme: "Mystery of the Church Bells"
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The new initiative of University for Chant – A student employment project.
The new initiative of University for Chant – A student employment project.
The goal of the project is to support folk and chanting choirs in the regions of Georgia, to enrich their repertory.

The project is supported by the "Georgian Chanting" Foundation and local municipalities.

We express our special gratitude to Senor Vice President/Investments of Stifel/The Elkhat Group – Liz Naquin Borger. Her donation enabled us to launch a student employment project for the 2017-2018 academic year.


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BUSKERS FESTIVAL, NEUCHÂTEL
BUSKERS FESTIVAL, NEUCHÂTEL
The students choir of Giorgi Mtatsmindeli High Educational Institution of Ecclesiastical Chant will participate in the BUSKERS FESTIVAL, NEUCHÂTEL which will be held from 8-12 July, 2017.

In the middle of August each year, fifteen guest groups (or almost sixty musicians) take up residence at Neuchâtel for five days. No stage, no sound systems and no light shows – the groups simply perform with 'natural acoustics'. This festival offers a chance to share special moments in a friendly atmosphere - an occasion for peaceful relaxation and enjoyment. The audience ranges from tiny tots to their grandparents, and from classical music enthusiasts to rock fans.
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Masterclass with Islam Pilpani
Masterclass with Islam Pilpani
October 28 , 15:00 PM will be held the masterclass of the worldwide known Georgian singer, legend of Svan songs – Islam Pilpani
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Lecture of Prof. Joseph Jordania
Lecture of Prof. Joseph Jordania
October 1 , 13:00 PM will be held the lecture of Prof. Joseph Jordania on theme: "The phenomena of traditional polyphony"

Joseph Jordania – Doctor of Philosophy and Musicology, Professor of Tbilisi State Conservatoire, citizen of Georgia and Australia, has lived in Australia since 1995, Honorary Fellow at the Melbourne Conservatorium, his works are published in Georgian, English, French, Spanish, Finnish, Chinese, Bulgarian, Russian languages. His monograph “Who asked First Question?” was awarded Fumio Koizumi Prize for ethnomusicology.


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Lecture of Prof. Achilleas Chaldaeakes
Lecture of Prof. Achilleas Chaldaeakes
September 30 , 10:00 AM will be held the lecture of Prof. Achileas chaldaeakes.

Αssociate Professor of Byzantine Musicology at the Department of Music Studies of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
His published scientific work comprises more than 150 studies, mostly on various subjects (theoretical, historical, aesthetical, etc.) pertaining to the field of Byzantine Music [see: http://publicationslist.org/achilleas-chaldaeakes].
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 International Folklore Festival Parbeg laivelis
International Folklore Festival Parbeg laivelis
The students choir of Giorgi Mtatsmindeli High Educational Institution of Ecclesiastical Chant participated in the international folklore festival Parbeg laivelis which was held from 14-17 July, 2016.

The international folklore festival Parbeg laivelis is one of the largest celebrations of ethnic culture in Western Lithuania. It is arranged every second year in the port city Klaipeda. Its characteristic feature is the attention to authenticity.The main purpose of Klaipeda’s Ethnoculture Centre is to restore, to foster and to propagate the ancient Lithuanian traditions and customs.
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