Bratislava Music Agency
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‘The ZUŠkárik’ children’s choir was founded at Základná umelecká škola (art school) based at Istrijská 22 in Bratislava in 2019. It was founded and is conducted by Júlia Pokludová. ‘The ZUŠkárik’ is a children’s chamber choir of about twelve members between the ages of nine and fifteen. This number varies depending on the number of the students at the Art school at a given period of time. The repertoire of the choir consists of unison and polyphonic songs accompanied by the piano. The choir performs mainly compositions by Slovak composers, M. Jašurdová, P. Cón, E. Suchoň, J. Hatrík, A. Kříž and others. They also enjoy singing pieces by Czech composers, songs in Latin and chamber music. The children’s choir regularly performs at public events organized by the art school like Open Days, Christmas concerts, educative concerts for schools, carnivals and all-school projects like the musicals Pinocchio in 2013, Medovníkový domček (The Ginger Bread House) in 2016, Studňa lásky (The Well of Love) in 2019 etc. The ZUŠkárik choir cooperates also with ‘FOR Bratislava’ brass band established by the school. Together they prepare the traditional gala evening ‘FOR Bratislava plays for Bratislava’ at the community center in Dúbravka.
Mgr. Júlia Pokludová, PhD. - Studied piano playing at the conservatory in Žilina. - Majored in musicology at the Faculty of Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava. - Studied the theory of liturgical music at the Theological Institute of Aloisianum in Bratislava. - From 1996 worked for the Institute of Musicology of the Slovak Academy of Sciences. - From 2008 has been working as subprincipal at the Art School based at Istrijská 22 in Bratislava. - Teaches piano playing, the theory of music and conducts the ZUŠkárik children’s choir. - Has been conducting the VENI church choir of the church of the Holy Spirit in Bratislava, Devínska Nová Ves for over 20 years. - Has a passion for choir singing.Back to the list of ensembles