Serbian Harmonies: A Vocal Workshop with Svetlana Spajić
Jul
3
7:00 PM19:00

Serbian Harmonies: A Vocal Workshop with Svetlana Spajić

  • First Congregational Church of Oakland (United Church of Christ) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Reserve your space here.

Offering an introduction to Serbian singing, folk dances, and oral poetry this workshop will also explore how drawing from the deep well of traditional culture can help us develop individual and collective powers of perception, expression, and imagination.

View Event →
ALBANIAN AND GREEK TRADITIONAL POLYPHONIC SINGING WORKSHOPS
Jul
10
to Jul 31

ALBANIAN AND GREEK TRADITIONAL POLYPHONIC SINGING WORKSHOPS

Reserve your space here.

This month-long workshop will explore the unique and ancient polyphonic style of singing that is shared between Southern Albania and North-Western Greece. Soulful melodies, wild ornaments, and epic harmonies will transport us to the stone villages perched among the canyons and gorges of the Pindus mountain range.

View Event →
Unleash Your Voice Workshop with Briget Boyle
Jul
25
to Aug 29

Unleash Your Voice Workshop with Briget Boyle

  • First Congregational Church of Oakland (Choir Room) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this six-week workshop series, Briget will focus on Eastern European singing techniques and how they can be applied to folk and popular styles from other regions. She will discuss and demonstrate how to develop a personal, confident, and healthy vocal technique, as well as how to perform effectively alone and in groups. At the end of the series, students will have the opportunity to perform some of the material learned in the workshop.

Space is limited! Reserve your spot here.

View Event →

WORKSHOP SERIES - Resilient Creativity: Persian Singing Circle with Mahsa Vahdat
Mar
18
to Apr 22

WORKSHOP SERIES - Resilient Creativity: Persian Singing Circle with Mahsa Vahdat

WORKSHOP SERIES: 6 Sunday evenings (March 18-April 22) from 7pm - 9:30pm

Kitka is truly honored to have the opportunity to present six vocal workshops and intimate dialogues on creativity and resilience with the exquisite vocalist and cultural activist Mahsa Vahdat from Tehran, Iran. 

Reserve your space here

View Event →
Shotgun Players & Kitka Present: IRON SHOES
Mar
15
to May 6

Shotgun Players & Kitka Present: IRON SHOES

A contemporary folk opera that reimagines Eastern European fairy tales as radical new stories for our time, Iron Shoes brings together a rambunctious, world-class ensemble of vocalists, dancers, and actors to evoke what it really means to walk a mile (or around the earth) in someone else’s shoes.

Opens March 15 and extended through May 6, 2018

More info here.

View Event →
CANCELLED  DUE TO WILDFIRE - Fort Ross Harvest Festival
Oct
14
10:00 AM10:00

CANCELLED DUE TO WILDFIRE - Fort Ross Harvest Festival

Join Fort Ross Conservancy and the Fort Ross-Seaview Winegrowers Association at the 6th Annual Fort Ross-Seaview Wine and Harvest Festival for an incredible day of world-class wine tasting, delicious local foods, historic crafts and music, all set on the spectacular Sonoma Coast at Fort Ross State Historic Park.

View Event →
SERBIAN HARMONIES: A LECTURE - PRESENTATION & VOCAL WORKSHOP WITH SVETLANA SPAJIC (DIRECT FROM BELGRADE!)
Jun
17
2:00 PM14:00

SERBIAN HARMONIES: A LECTURE - PRESENTATION & VOCAL WORKSHOP WITH SVETLANA SPAJIC (DIRECT FROM BELGRADE!)

  • Choir Room, First Congregational Church of Oakland (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Offering an introduction to Serbian singing, folk dances, and oral poetry this workshop will also explore how drawing from the deep well of traditional culture can help us develop individual and collective powers of perception, expression, and imagination.

View Event →