Who is the Sawti app for?
The Sawti app is designed for beginners. The target audience is Kindergarten teachers, elementary school teachers, music school teachers, choir singers, Karaoke singers and parents who want to hit all the notes at the right pitch while singing.
Whats does “Sawti” mean and how do I pronounce it?
Sawti, which means “My voice” in Arabic and was initially developed in order to help hundreds of young music teachers in Jordan, where training is not easily available. It is pronoounced /sa-u-ti/
Who developed Sawti?
Sawti.app was developed by Prof. Gerald Wirth, artistic director of the Vienna Boys’ Choir and PhonicScore, the MusicTech company from Vienna, Austria.
Who is Prof. Gerald Wirth?
Prof. Gerald Wirth, Artistic Director of the Vienna Boys’ Choir since 2001.
Gerald Wirth received his first musical training as a member of the Vienna Boys Choir and at the Anton Bruckner University in Linz, Austria, where he studied voice, oboe and piano.
From 1986 to 1989, Wirth was a choirmaster of the Vienna Boys Choir, in charge of one of the four touring choirs. Between 1989 and 1991, he was chorus master of the Salzburg opera house. In Canada, he held the posts of artistic director of the Calgary Boys’ Choir and musical director of the Calgary Civic Symphony.
What educational concept does the app follow?
The Sawti app follows the “wirth method”. The wirth method is a general music education based on singing, specifically choral singing. It combines best practice of traditional music teaching and develops it further, defining specific contents and elements essential for highest standards. These are taught using a set of conveying pillars, applying adequate tools to meet classroom situations.
How do I download the Sawti app?
You can download Sawti app from the iOS App Store and the Google Play Store.
In which countries is the Sawti app available?
Currently Sawti is available in Austria, Germany and Jordan.