Singers for 'Sound Choir'

Singers for 'Sound Choir'

Monday, 11 February 2019, 11.55pm

Invitation to Wander (2019) is a contemporary music project created by composer, Karen Power, in partnership with Cork Midsummer Festival and in association with Cork International Choral Festival, Cork Centre for Architectural Education and Nano Nagle Place. This mixed media music project will explore FOUR of the world’s most fascinating and mostly unreachable places:  The Arctic, Amazon, Arnhem Land - Australia and Deserts and will premier from 19th - 22nd June 2019 as part of Cork Midsummer Festival.

Cork Midsummer Festival is inviting 15 individuals, Emerging and/or Amateur singers/vocalists (any voice range) to form Ireland’s first ever ‘Sound Choir’ and to be part of:

  • 4 evening premier performances as part of Cork Midsummer Festival 2019, and
  • participation in a unique Professional Development Programme

A ‘Sound Choir’ is a concept conceived by composer, Karen Power. It is a roaming body of voices (choir) who listen and respond to Power’s sound compositions for the four aforementioned worlds, using a series of guided improvisations, text and composed musical phrases. The ‘Sound Choir’ will perform vocally and respond to these worlds.

See further details at the link below. 

Website

Published on 15 January 2019

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