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May 7, 2012, 2:13 PM

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Songs from a Russian Wedding

Date: 30 June 2012Time: 11:00 AM
Finishes: 30 June 2012Time: 5:00 PM
Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings
Type of Event: Summer School
Series: Summer Music School Timetable
Course Dates: 30 June, Sat 11am-5pm
Course Fee: 65 (concs 45) -> book online http://store.soas.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?modid=1&prodid=0&deptid=0&compid=1&prodvarid=97&catid=81

No stranger to social singing at weddings and gatherings, Polina Skovoroda grew up in a home where songs were frequently sung at table after eating borsht and drinking homemade wine. Come and share the experience: this day-long course will explore old and new Russian folks songs around the Wedding this mysterious and joyous event filled with ritual and exorcism songs, bride's weeping songs, honouring songs, dance songs. Enjoy the beautiful and rich Russian harmony singing - with attention to tradition, history and style.
Music lovers of all backgrounds and levels are welcome, no experience necessary. Teaching by ear. With Polina Skovoroda.

Contact email: musicevents@soas.ac.uk
Contact Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4500
Contact Fax: +44 (0)20 7898 4519

Born in Siberia, Polina Skovoroda started her performer's and educator's carreer in Kazan, Tatarstan (Central Russia). Now a highly experienced musician, she has taught for Glyndebourne Education and the Natural Voice Practitioners Network in the UK and internationally at seminars in Moscow, St Petersburg, Paris, Kiev, Sao Paolo, Basel and many more. Leads the Brighton & Hove Russian choir and the East European choir in London. http://www.polinashepherd.co.uk
Polina's new CD http://merlinpolinashepherd.wordpress.com/a-blade-of-grass-2012/
http://www.polinashepherd.co.uk/
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