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2020 Choirs

Ondrášek Czech Youth Choir - Nový Jičín, Czech Republic


Ondrášek is the choir for the eldest singers of Ondrášek, the choir of the Elementary Art School in Nový Jičín, Czech Republic, founded in 1967. The Chamber choir started spontaneously in summer 2005. Members of the choir are solely graduates of the children choir Ondrášek, nowadays university students, who have more than 15 years of choir practice, hundreds of concerts and choir festivals. The choir is a winner of prestigious prizes and a laureate of many national as well as international festivals: Neerpelt, Montreux, Cork, Guangzhou, Toruň, Londonderry, Kalamata, Jürmala, Barcelona. Josef Zajíček has been the leader and conductor of the Chamber choir since its foundation.


Josef ZajicekJosef Zajíček was born in 1961 in Czechoslovakia. He was a soloist in Ondrášek between years 1969-1974. He has been a conductor and art director since 1992. Josef Zajíček is a member of the NIPOS ARTAMA Prague expert board for children choirs and is a regular member of expert juries.





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