Jim Daus Hjernøe
Jim Daus Hjernøe (Denmark) is professor of Rhythmic Choir Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music in Denmark (RAMA). Jim heads the RAMA Vocal Centre, which is recognized internationally as the leading European centre for rhythmic choir conducting education. He has focused on improvisational vocal art since 2002 and developed the innovative and revolutionary methodology “The Intelligent Choir”, with the succesful Vocal Painting technique as one of its elements. The Intelligent Choir methodology sprung from Jim’s musical philosophy, to train vocal leaders to inspire their singers to take initiative, and through co-creation share responsibility in the musical process.