A B O U T M U S I C A L D I R E C T O R S |
Verónica Chacón |
musical director | vocal coach
Verónica is a mezzo soprano and designer/illustrator, originally from Geneva where she has worked with choirs since the age of 18. She loves to share her skills and experience vocally and musically with her choir members. She is a collaborator on the album 'Rest & Play' by Elizabeth Haydn-Jones (School-Of-Rock-A-Bye-Babies) as a session musician & album cover designer and is part of the improvising groups THAT!Ensemble a cross genre group which explore vocal improvisation, acting and dance, and has recently being in studio for the recording of a double EP with TIC The Improvisers’ Choir (Winner ‘NonClassical Battles of the Bands’ 2018).
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Jérôme Royet |
piano | repetiteur | residential composer
Jérôme is a classical and jazz pianist and composer. He is also an accomplished improviser. He joined the chorus as an accompanist a year after it was created. Regularly coaching the choir, AC commissioned his first piece ‘Winter’ in 2011 written in collaboration with Marion Turner, Alexandra Chorus' lyricist. They are working on ‘Spring’ toward a major work, ‘Four Seasons’ and more recently, ‘Last cigarette at the café‘. Jérôme current project is a commissioned chorus & orchestra piece based on Sutter’s poems.