Bratislava Music Agency
841 06 Bratislava 4
Vocal ensemble Dzelde founded in 1970 in Marupe, Latvia, is a female’s amateur ensemble of eleven ladies. Dzelde has earned recognition among the Latvian vocal ensemble branch members. Since 2005 Sandra Gaide is the leader of ensemble. Up to now the ensemble is actively performing, adding a good dose of charm and humor to its performances. You will find various thematic programs in its repertoire ranging from folk music, sacred and romantic compositions to famous contemporary songs and popular music. The ensemble frequently participates in regional vocal competitions and is always good assessed by jury. In May 2014, the ensemble took part in the 4th International Choir Festival “Šiauliai Cantat” (Lithuania), where earned the Gold diploma.
Conductor and pianist Sandra Gaide has graduated the Cultural and Artistic Science Department of Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music with a bachelor’s degree at composition in the class of composer Ādolfs Skulte (1988) and obtained master’s degree from Riga Teacher Training and Educational Management Academy (2010) in Music Pedagogy Department. Since 2000 she is a teacher of the Marupe Music and Art school. Since 2005 Sandra Gaide is a conductor of Marupe Female vocal ensemble „Dzelde”. She also works as a pianist in several amateur music collectives. Together with the ensembles „Dzelde”, „Mozaīka” and dance group “Mārupieši” she has received several prizes of various regional and international contests.Back to the list of ensembles