Voice, a wind instrument : discovering the singer’s breathing
Looking for a healthy vocal gesture : breath and phonation
Body, a musical instrument : structure of the instrument and sound resonators
Sound in space : in search of peripheral listening
Stress management before and during concerts : meditation and positive thinking
Fanny MOUREN - France
Fanny Mouren discovered opera when she was studying politics and international relations. She passed a degree in singing and now sings as a mezzo-soprano in various ensembles. Her repertoire ranges from Renaissance to contemporary creation. She has performed as Dido (Purcell), Dorabella (Mozart), Hansel (Humperdinck), the 3rd child (Die Zauberflöte), Zerlina (Mozart) and Mazet (Gounod). Co-director of the ensemble Brins de Voix, she aims at bringing opera repertoire to a wide audience and teaching it to adults and children.
Caroline ADOUMBOU - France
Caroline Adoumbou trained at the Pôle Lyrique d’Excellence de Lyon (France), after studying in Geneva (Switzerland). She has performed as a mezzo-soprano in Switzerland and in France with prestigious choral conductors such as Michel Corboz, Gabriel Garrido, Valérie Fayet, Nicole Corti, and Leonardo Garcia-Alarcon. Her first performance was Britten's The Little Sweep in 2010, followed by Belli’s Orfeo, and Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte. She further participated in the premiere of Ubaldini’s opera Sarah Kane. She was a finalist of the Mahler competition in the chamber music category with pianist Maxime Alberti. In 2015, she is second-prize winner at the Emma Calve competition.