“Vivid Voices” Double Winners of the German Choir Competition in 2002 and 2014 and the international Aarhus Vocal Festival in 2006 and 2015 (Denmark), - This contemporary a cappella choir hails from the Hannover University of Music (Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover) in Germany. Under the award-winning jazz singer and choir director Claudia Burghard, these 45 students showcase some of the best in European a cappella. Scandinavian ambient sounds combined with driving swing tunes or pervasive pop influence. Each note, each phrase is carefully crafted to bring well worn lyrics fresh life and transport the listener to a new level.Vivid Voices sing their lively and touching arrangements, which are also written by members of the choir, with energetic groove and bright colors. Choreographies and improvisations enhance their concerts.
2012 - 1. PRIZE: Deutsches Chorfest, Frankfurt
2013 - 1. PRIZE: Niedersächsischer Chorwettbewerb, Wolfenbüttel
2014 - 1. PRIZE: Deutscher Wettbewerb, Weimar
2015 - 1. PRIZE: International Choir Competition, Aarhus/Denmark
2017 - 1. PRIZE: International Chorwettbewerb Meinhausen