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@Noon Lunchtime Series with Anna Nora

Join us in conversation with Anna Nora, Finnish composer and O’Brien visiting professor at Scripps College

Anna Nora is a Finnish composer and choir educator with a special interest in choir methodology for children and youth and in choir conducting pedagogy. She works as an instructor in the Helsinki Conservatory of Music conducting children’s and youth choirs and starting a new course on children’s choir conducting in 2023. In the Sibelius Academy of the University of Arts she is the instructor of choir conducting in the division of church music.

Anna Nora works also in audience outreach projects as a free-lance children’s choir specialist in the Finnish National Opera and Ballet and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra. She specializes in creating opera for children and opera by children together with opera professionals. She has composed five children’s operas herself and promotes choir pedagogy and choir singing as the Artistic Director of the Finnish Association of Youth Choirs.

We have the pleasure of hosting Anna Nora as the  O’Brien Visiting Professor at Scripps from October 23-November 5 2023.

This program is presented in partnership with Charles W. Kamm, associate professor of music, director of choirs and Joint Music Program of Claremont McKenna, Harvey Mudd, Pitzer, Scripps College Department of Music, and Harvey Mudd College Department of Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Arts.





October 24, 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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