Choral Series: Sandra’s Composition Journey | 093

Join us as we unravel Sandra's composition process and how this decision shapes the final musical arrangement.

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Join us as we unravel Sandra’s composition process, discussing whether she starts with words or chords, and how this decision shapes the final musical arrangement. We’ll delve into the creative minds behind the music, uncovering their techniques and inspirations along the way.

In today’s episode, we’re thrilled to spotlight the Queensland Kodaly Choir project, a remarkable initiative that celebrates the artistry and passion of choral singing. From innovative arrangements to captivating performances, we’ll explore how this project is pushing the boundaries of choral music and inspiring new generations of composers and singers.

So sit back, tune in, and let’s embark on a musical journey together!

About Sandra Milliken:

Sandra Milliken is a respected conductor in choral music, known for composing, conducting, teaching, and adjudicating. She holds degrees from the University of New England and the University of Queensland, specializing in choral conducting.

Sandra has directed choirs like the Bayside Divas and worked with renowned groups like the Queensland Youth Choir. Her compositions, including Choral Vivace, are published by Edition Peters London, earning international recognition. She promotes Australian choral music through workshops and performances worldwide and has conducted acclaimed recordings, including premieres of works like the Ramirez Misa Criolla.

Full bio HERE.

Links Mentioned in the Episode:

✏️ Qld Kodaly Choir Legacy Project (with free downloadable PDF booklets and learning tracks)

💻 My website: https://www.sandramilliken.com.au

🖥️ My website page for Qld Kodaly Choir Legacy Project (with individual free downloadable PDF links to 45 arrangements)

📧 Email: sandra@sandramilliken.com.au 

🎙️ Embracing Average: A Chat with Astrid Jorgensen (Part 1 and Part 2)

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