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Academic Choir of the University of Primorska

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The Academic Choir of the University of Primorska offers one of the most active social activities for students and other music enthusiasts. Activities are free of charge, on a high quality level. The choir also organises concerts of classical music and enriches concert activity on the Slovenian coast. Singers regularly present themselves at concerts and competitions at home and abroad with great success.

Vocal group Bassless

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Bassless is a modern internationally renowned and awarded a cappella group from Slovenia. The five singers have been making music together since 2013. They perform covers of various musical genres and original music. Their distinctive musical expression is characterised by the combination of popular, rhythmic electronic and jazzy, traditional a cappella elements. That makes them a perfect choice for a student party, rock concert or more sophisticated venues, such as official, corporate or wedding celebrations. Their performance offers a perfect amount of technical precision, professionalism and relaxed humour that reflects the members’ personality and charisma. Bassless is more.

Female chamber choir ČarniCe

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Female chamber choir ČarniCe is one of the most prominent Slovene choirs. The members come from all over the country and share the passion for music and choral singing of the finest quality. In the past the choir collaborated with several well-known conductors. Monika Fele has been the choir leader since 2014. The choir recorded four albums and took part in some of the most eminent choral competitions. At the national competition Naša pesem 2016 it won in the category of female and male choirs and received several special awards as well. In the same year it won the first place in two categories at the International Choral Competition Polifonico in Arezzo (Italy) and the second place in the Grand Prix of the competition. In April 2017 the choir was one of the finalists in the Grand Prix of the 14th International Choral Competition Gallus in Maribor (Slovenia) where it was named the best group of equal voices. In November 2017 it participated in the Tolosa International Choral Contest and won two third places and a special award for the best interpretation of a Basque work. During the past season, ČarniCe had worked on a project dubbed Circum Tempus, a specially comissioned 80-minute vocal-instrumental piece by Anej Černe. They have also recorded and published a CD of the artwork and performed several concerts around Slovenia to promote and present set work.

The Slovenian Philharmonic Choir

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The Slovenian Philharmonic Choir was established as a professional concert choir in 1991. The choir’s mission is to perform and record a cappella and vocal-instrumentalcompositions, and it has been part of the Slovenian Philharmonic since 1998. The Slovenian Philharmonic Choir is frequently involved in recording projects. Its substantial discography numbers more than 80compact discs in the collections Musica sacra Slovenica and Slovenska zborovska glasba, presenting an anthological selection of Slovenian choral music, both sacred and secular.

Perpetuum Jazzile

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Perpetuum Jazzile is known as one of the most popular European vocal groups, specializing in attractive rhythmic music using voices only, garnering well over 70 million views on YouTube by January 2019. Unique song renditions of this critically-acclaimed vocal orchestra from Slovenia are known for their powerful rhythms, rich harmonies, spiced up by the vibrant singers' energy. In 2017 Perpetuum Jazzile has also been proud to enter the race for Grammy nominations in four categories. In the recent years, the group has rocked the concert halls of North and South America, Asia, and all across Europe, while it has also been proud to enrich many events of the most demanding corporate clients, such as Disney Europe, Pirelli Calendar, Renault, and others.

Mixed Choir Obala Koper

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The Mixed Choir Obala Koper was founded in 1977 and it has been led by a number of successful conductors. Since 2017, the leader is the renowned composed Andrej Makor. Obala has won 12 gold plates at the national choral competition “Naša pesem” in Maribor and a number of first prizes and awards at foreign competitions: the latest achievements come from Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Italy. The singers are also especially proud of various projects that they have realized and of the International Choir Festival Koper, which will have its 13th edition this year.

St. Nicholas Choir Litija

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St. Nicholas Choir Litija has been contributing to the Slovenian and world choral scene for more than 20 years. It's projects are often very different from the classic choral repertoires. It combines traditional choral compostions with novelties of Slovene and world renown composers. The choir formally works within the 'Nova kultura Litija' society ('New culture Litija') and is a member of the Europa Cantat. The singers with their conductress are regularly rewarded with awards on national and international competitions and festivals.

Ladies' Vocal Quartet Gallina

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Gallina, ladies’ vocal quartet (Ljubljana, Slovenia) dedicates special attention to Slovenian (folk) music, diverse choral music from the Renaissance to the contemporary period, music of the golden era of Slovenian popular song as well as foreign vocal jazz and pop compositions. The vocation Gallina considers of great importance encouraging young composers to write new choral pieces, thus enriching the treasury of compositions for female voices. In Gallina, four female voices meet: Maša Simčič, Živa Kolenc, Ana Plemenitaš and Višnja Fičor under the artistic leadership of Ana Erčulj.

Ingenium Ensemble

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The ensemble mostly performs madrigals and motets from renaissance period, arrangements of Slovenian folksongs and new contemporary pieces composed by the young Slovenian authors. The main purpose of the ensemble is presenting rarely performed or even unknown masterpieces, promoting the young composers and growing in quality of the sound and performance itself.

Vocal group Jazzva

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Jazzva entered the world of vocal music more than a decade ago. Our path is one of discovering the human voice, writing new stories, finding harmonies and playing with different colours and effects. We try to find a special relationship with each song we perform and we aspire to recreate it authentically and vividly for our audience. Jazzva’s repertoire is comprised of a wide range of genres; from pop, rock and jazz to arrangements of folk songs and more. We are not afraid of new challenges, we grow each year and so do our ambitions. We realize them by performing at home and abroad, organising our own a cappella festival, recording and attending festivals.