May 17, 2019
The Republican House of Folk Art held on Thursday the Republican workshop “Formation of vocal and technical skills of Tatar song performers. Work on repertoire. It was attended by leaders of Tatar vocal, folklore groups, specialists involved with solo vocalists, workers of cultural institutions of Tatar villages from Dubensky, Elnikovsky, Insarsky, Kadoshkinsky, Lyambirsky, Romodanovsky, Ruzaevsky, Torbeyevsky districts of Mordovia.
The workshop program consisted of theoretical and practical parts. Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Mordovia Faila Ravilova answered the main questions on the formation of vocal technique while performing a Tatar song. Honored Worker of Culture of the Republic of Mordovia, Guzel Kazakova, spoke about the peculiarities of the Tatar-Mishar vocal performance style on the example of the folk song and dance ensemble “Umyrzaya” and conducted a practical lesson. The workshop participants discussed existing problems, exchanged experiences on selecting repertoire for both soloists and amateur groups, and answered the questions of the survey.