Our Choir Director

HELGA DELGADO

has led the vocal ensemble Acanto since 2022. She has 20 years of practical experience as a choir director with a wide variety of choirs and ensembles, both in the adult and children’s/youth sectors, as well as in different languages and countries.

Chorleiterin Helga Delgado
Helga Delgado, Credit: private

She started playing classical guitar at the age of 5. In 2006 she completed her choral conducting studies at the College of Music of the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina. A year later she received her university diploma in music education, specializing in choral conducting.

She then completed further training and master courses of various kinds: In 2017, for example, she completed the “Interpretation of Choral Music” course with Prof. Jörg-Peter Weigle at the “Hanns Eisler” University of Music in Berlin. She is currently about to complete the master’s degree in children’s and youth choir conducting at the Hanover University of Music, Theater and Media with Prof. Friederike Stahmer.

Her academic training is rounded off by many years of singing lessons with Prof. Irene Burt (Argentina) and Prof. Dörte Blase (Hannover) as well as choral voice training for children and young people with Prof. Friederike Stahmer.

Credit: Stephan Röhl

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