The Netherlands Chamber Choir plays a prominent role in the Dutch choral world and invests in the richness and liveliness of Dutch choral culture. Through various projects the choir supports both amateur singers and young talented professionals.
Singing is done together! [Zingen doe je samen!] is an educational programme, focussing specifically on amateur choirs. Singers of the Netherlands Chamber Choir work with local choirs on different themes based on the expertise of the singers. After taking part in a masterclass or workshop, the local choir is offered a chance to perform as support act at one of our concerts. Go to Singing is done together! for more information.
The Netherlands Chamber Choir is well-known by choral enthusiasts for organising an annual Sing-Along Day – circled in many amateur singers’ calendars every year. The singers get the opportunity to sing alongside singers of the Netherlands Chamber Choir, working on a number of choral works and coached by singers from their own voice group. The Sing-Along Days usually take a full day and end with a small performance which can be attended by family and friends. More information about the Sing-Along Day can be found here!
NKK NXT is an innovative programme for young professionals, developed by the Netherlands Chamber Choir in 2017. Every year a new group of talented young singers and creators are employed by the Choir as trainees, with the sole assignment to create, develop and perform their own concert programme which explores the future of choral music. , The trainees receive coaching by both singers and staff from the Choir as well as external experts in order to provide them with valuable insights and experiences to kick-start their own careers. More information can be found here.
Together with the Royal Conservatory in The Hague, the Netherlands Chamber Choir developed the Masterspecialisation Ensemble Singing. Students in this post-graduate programme actively participate in projects of the Choir and are coached by singers of the Choir, work with world-renown conductors and musicians and develop themselves into experienced ensemble singers. More information...