Oct 4, 2010, 10:55 AM
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THE NEW EAST EUROPEAN CHOIR AT UCL
NEW EAST EUROPEAN CHOIR in London
RUSSIAN, BULGARIAN, YIDDISH, MACEDONIAN, UKRAINIAN AND OTHER SONGS TAUGHT BY EAST EUROPEAN CHOIR LEADERS.
Autumn season 2010
14 October – 16 December with a final performance.
Weekly sessions on Thursdays 6.30 – 8pm.
Music lovers of all backgrounds and singing levels are welcome, and no previous singing experience or knowledge of languages is necessary. Teaching by ear.
Place: Hebrew and Jewish Studies/Spanish Common Room 3rd floor, Foster Court at University College London, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT
Contact: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Polina Shepherd (Skovoroda) is a highly experienced composer, singer, pianist and international choir and workshop leader and Natural Voice practitioner in the UK. Born in Siberia, she learned music as a child around the family table. Her training at Kazan State Music College and then Conservatory gave her an academic perspective. Recently, Polina has worked for Glyndebourne Education, the Jewish Music Institute, SOAS Summer Schools. Her teaching covers many aspects of vocal music from large-scale choral experimentation, improvisation and self-expression to highly arranged and conducted choir pieces, to smaller chamber groups and solo. http://www.polinashepherd.co.uk
London-based Bulgarian singer, songwriter and arranger Eugenia Georgieva is best known for her vocal and stylistic versatility with styles spanning from soul and pop to Bulgarian folk. Since 2005 Eugenia has been artistic director of PERUNIKA, a trio performing a cappella, incorporating Bulgarian, Macedonian and Russian traditional songs into a broader Slavic repertoire. Other ensembles include vocal fusion project YANTRA and world music heavyweights Transglobal Underground’s venture UNITE, A Gathering Of Strangers. Eugenia is a member of Natural Voice Practitioners' Network. http://www.myspace.com/eugenieg