On Friday 26th June in the afternoon we will be providing a singing workshop on Zoom as part of GóBé at Home. The workshop will be led by award winning choir leader Csaba Tőri.
Csaba Tőri was born in 1987 in Budapest. From the age of 14 he studied at the Béla Bartók conservatory of music, where his teachers included Gábor Ugrin, Tibor Szabó, and Lenke Igó. He then obtained a university degree in choir conducting from the Liszt Academy, where his professors included Péter Erdei, István Párkai, and Csaba Kutnyánszky.
Since 2008 Csaba is co-conductor of the Budapest Academic Choral Society lead by Gábor Hollerung. He is also founding choirmaster of the Vox Insana Chamber Choir (since 2009) and the MediCantare women’s choir (since 2011), and conductor of the independent company MoltOpera. From 2011 to 2014 Csaba also worked as a high school music teacher at Fazekas Mihály Secondary School. Since 2014 he teaches music theory at the Bartók Béla Conservatory. As a conductor he performs regularly with the MoltOpera company. In 2012, he conducted Mozart’s Magic Flute in Palace of Arts in Budapest, and since 2012 they annually perform at the Hungarian State Opera House’s Royal Stairs.
Csaba has received the following awards over the years:
First prize (Rezső Lantos Prize) and audience award – National Competition of Young Choirmasters, 2010
Golden diploma and special award – III. The Bridge of Music Festival and International Choir Competition, 2014 (Vox Insana Chamber Choir)
Silver diploma – Vándor-Révész International Choir Competition, Budapest, 2014 (MediCantare Women’s Choir)
Golden diploma – Vándor-Révész International Choir Competition, Budapest, 2016 (Vox Insana Chamber Choir)
Gala choir category award and highest scores – Keszthely Song Festival, 2017 (Vox Insana Chamber Choir)
Third prize – Cracovia Cantans International Choral Competition, 2018 (Vox Insana Chamber Choir)
Further details, exact time and Zoom log in details will be announced shortly.