at the Grammar school "Gymnasium am Oelberg"
was founded in 1992 as a school choir at the Grammar school "Gymnasium
am Oelberg" in Königswinter-Oberpleis,Germany, under the conduction
of Pavel and Irina Brochin.
It has grown to be a powerful Children choir with a broad repertoire and a busy concert life.
Its artistic standard has been recognized and gained honours prize-winning at various important competitions within Germany and Europe. In May 2002 at the "6th German Choir Competition" in Osnabrück, which takes place every four years, it gained the 2nd prize in the category "Children choirs".
then it won the 3rd Prize at the Regional Choir Competition of North-Rhine-Wesphalia
in 2005, which made another successful participation at the German Choir
Competition in 2006 in Kiel possible.
The Schedrik-Choir has a lot of international contacts and concert tours took the choir to Estonia, France, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia and Hungary. The choir is an often invited guest at Choir festivals in Germany and other European countries.
European Countries, as for
example in 2009 the choir was invited by the city of Cognac,France.
The choir counts
now over 90 members and since August 2007 it sings in two choir formations:
the children choir (age 11-16) and the girls choir ( age 16-20)
In the repertoire of the choir the works are of all epochs and directions of style, from the early vocal polyphonies, classic, romantic and modern, as well as folkloristic music and musical. In 1999 the choir recorded its first CD "Children go", in 2001 the recording of the second CD "Panis Angelicus" followed, with sacred music of French composers of the 19th -20th century for choir and organ. In 2003 came out the program of works of the German romantic on CD "Wie lieblich sind Deine Wohnungen". In 2005 followed "It was a lover and his lass" English choir music of five centuries. In 2007, last but not least, followed "Glorificamus te" a CD of the Live Concert with Claus Bantzer, Organ/Piano, in Hamburg.
Irina and Pavel