2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Sonatas and Songs for a Friend, Berkeley Piano Club, 2724 Haste Street
A musical salon-benefit to help Kitka mentor Lou Ann Lucke beat breast cancer.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Kitka Lecture-Demonstration, Stanford University

Friday, January 30, 2015
Kitka Quartet offers a presentation on “The Harmony of Dissonance”, Mountain Yoga, Oakland, CA

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Family Concert (Presented in cooperation with Young Audiences of Northern CA), Presidio Officers Club, 50 Moraga Avenue

Saturday, February 7, 2015
Yiddish Folk Singing Workshops with Ethel Raim, Berkeley, CA

Sunday, February 8, 2015  
Yiddish Folk Singing Workshops with Ethel Raim, Berkeley, CA

Friday, February 20, 2015
Kitka Special Appearance at Girls’ Choral Festival, Sebastopol, CA

Saturday, February 28, 2015
Kitka presents: Ukrainian Folk Singing Workshop with Nadia Tarnawsky, Berkeley, CA

Friday, March 6, 2015
Kitka Concert, San Geronimo Valley Community Cultural Center, San Geronimo, CA

Saturday, March 7, 2015
Kitka Live at Mission Blue, Brisbane, CA

Sunday, March 8, 2015
Kitka Concert, Jewish Music Festival, Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA

Saturday, April 4, 2015  
Switchboard Music Festival, BRAVA Theater, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, May 16, 2015
The Art of Invisibility: A Georgian Polyphonic Singing Intensive with Aleksandra Kotecka & Tomas Wierzbowski, San Francisco

Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The Art of Invisibility: A Georgian Polyphonic Singing Intensive with Aleksandra Kotecka & Tomas Wierzbowski, San Francisco

Saturday, May 23, 2015
Masha & Marjan Vahdat (Iran), In Concert
The Chapel, Fort Mason Center. Presented in partnership with the San Francisco International Arts Festival and Teatr Zar.
San Francisco, CA

Monday, May 25, 2015
Workshop with Przemystaw Btaszczak: Forgetting the Body, San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, May 26, 2015
From Rhythms to Rhythm: Workshop with Vahan Kerovpyan, San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Old Roots, New Leaves: Workshop with Mahsa and Marjan Vahdat (Iran), San Francisco, CA

Wednesday, May 27, 2015  
Columns: Armenian Liturgical Chants with The Kerovpyan Family with Teatr ZAR and Murat İçlinalça, San Francisco, CA

Friday, May 29, 2015& Saturday, May 30, 2015
Kitka, in cooperation with the SF International Arts Festival, presents
Teatr Zar (from Poland) performing Armine, Sister, Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, May 31, 2015  
Dengbesz Kazo (Kurdistan), with Vahan Kerovpyan (Armenia/France) and Murat İçlinalça (Turkey), The Chapel, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, May 31, 2015  
Masterclass with Aram & Virginia Kerovpyan: Armenian Modal Singing: A Journey Within Sounds, Berkeley, CA

Sunday, June 21, 2015  
Kitka performs Iron Shoes - original music by Janet Kutulas, New Music Bay Area's Garden of Memory, Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland

Thursday, July 23, 2015  
Vocal Workshop with Corinne Sykes: Playing with Placement: Control, Variety, Health, Berkeley, CA

Saturday, July 25, 2015  
Kitka Trio sings at the Fort Ross Festival, Jenner, CA

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Vocal Master Class with Corinne Sykes,  Berkeley,  CA

(Additional 2015 Events at bottom of page here)


2014

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Kitka Noontime Concert, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Sunday, February 23, 2014
Kitka at the Broad Stage, Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA 

Sunday, March 2, 2014
Kitka Dinner Concert at the French Garden, Sebastopol, CA

Sunday, March 9, 2014
Kitka at Noe Valley Chamber Music Series, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, March 29, 2014
Kitka at Gualala Arts, Gualala, CA

Sunday, May 18, 2014
Kitka at Temple Beth Torah, Upper Nyack, NY

Friday, June 20, 2014
I will remember everything (World Premiere), San Francisco, CA
Eric Banks, composer; text by "Russia's Sappho" Sophia Parnok (1885-1933).
St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church
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Saturday, June 21, 2014
I will remember everything (excerpts), Garden of Memory Festival at the Chapel of the Chimes, Oakland, CA

Sunday, June 22, 2014
I will remember everything (World Premiere), St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, July 26, 2014
Kitka at Fort Ross Festival, Gualala, CA

Sunday, August 3, 2014
Kitka at 3rd International Russian Choral Music Festival, 1st Unitarian Church of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, August 23, 2014 & Sunday, August 24, 2014:  9:30 AM-3 PM
Singing Body Day Camp for Grown-ups (Int/Adv)
with Caitlin Tabancay Austin and Corinne Sykes, Camp Granada, Oakland

Sunday, September 7, 2014
Kitka and DakhaBrakha (from Kiev, Ukraine), Yerba Buena Gardens Festival, San Francisco, CA

Saturday, October 11, 2014

Kitka at Unitarian Fellowship, Unitarian Fellowship, 87 4th Street, Ashland, OR
Sunday, October 12, 2014

Vocal Workshop with Kitka, sponsored by Rogue World Ensemble, Ashland, OR
This special workshop is a unique opportunity for women to learn the exotic harmonies and vocal techniques of the Balkan, Slavic and Caucasian folk singing traditions.

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Kitka at WOW Hall, Eugene, OR

Monday, October 13, 2014
Kitka at Arts Northwest Showcase, The Hult Center for the Performing Arts, Eugene, OR

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Fort Ross Harvest Festival, with Russian House Kedry, Fort Ross State Historic Park, Jenner, CA

Saturday, October 25, 2014 & Sunday, October 26, 2014
ELISO : Film with live music by Trio Kavkasia, Berkeley, CA
In cooperation with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive Kitka is pleased to co-sponsor our Georgian Folk Song mentors Trio Kavkasia performing a live soundtrack to Nikoloz Shengelaia's 1928 silent film, Eliso. One of Russian and Georgian cinema's greatest silent-film achievements, this historical epic evokes the tragic fate of a nation pacified in 1864 by the Tsarist Russian Empire. Features beautiful portrayals of Caucasus customs and celebrations.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Georgian Polyphonic Folk Singing Workshops with Carl Linich of Trio Kavkasia
Workshop I: Georgian Harvest and Work Songs
Robinson Classroom, 1204 Preservation Park Way, Oakland CA. 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday, November 1, 2014
Georgian Polyphonic Folk Singing Workshops with Carl Linich of Trio Kavkasia
Workshop II: Georgian Winter Songs
Ellen Webb Studio, 2822A Union Street, Oakland, CA. 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Friday, November 7, 2014
Kitka Quartet performs at a Benefit Event for Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine
Organized by the the Sonoma-Kaniv (Ukraine) Sister City Association.
Moose Lodge, Sonoma, CA

Thursday, December 4, 2014
Wintersongs
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
30 Second Street, Troy, NY 12180

Friday, December 5, 2014
Wintersongs, Brattleboro, VT
Admission: FREE! Latchis Theater, 50 Main Street

Saturday, December 6, 2014
A Wintersongs Concert and Dessert Reception to Benefit the MS Research Institute
Dell Auditorium, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA

Sunday, December 7, 2014 & Monday, December 8, 2014
Wintersongs, Concerts at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, DC

Saturday, December 13, 2014
Wintersongs at Holy Cross Church, Santa Cruz, CA

Sunday, December 14, 2014
Wintersongs, Arts at St. Bede’s
St. Bede’s Episcopal Church, Menlo Park, CA

Friday, December 19, 2014
Wintersongs by Candlelight
St. Paul’s Church, 114 Montecito, Oakland

Saturday, December 20, 2014
Wintersongs
Old First Concerts, 1751 Sacramento Street, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, December 21, 2014
4th Annual Wintersongs Community Sing
Nile Hall in Historic Preservation Park, Oakland, CA
5-7pm, Free will donation


2013

Monday, January 21, 2013
Joni Mitchell's Blue, Freight and Salvage, Berkeley
Presented by UnderCover & Faultline Studios: Featuring 50+ Bay Area Artists, including Kitka singing the title track!

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Joni Mitchell's Blue, Freight and Salvage, Berkeley
Presented by UnderCover & Faultline Studios: Featuring 50+ Bay Area Artists, including Kitka singing the title track!

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kitka Lecture-Demonstration at Stanford University

Friday, March 8, 2013
New Folksongs from Within, Piedmont Piano Company, Oakland
World premiere performances of new works by Kitka's own Janet Kutulas and Elizabeth Setzer

Saturday, March 9, 2013
New Folksongs from Within, Piedmont Piano Company, Oakland
World premiere performances of new works by Kitka's own Janet Kutulas and Elizabeth Setzer

Sunday, March 10, 2013
New Folksongs from Within, Piedmont Piano Company, Oakland
World premiere performances of new works by Kitka's own Janet Kutulas and Elizabeth Setzer

Sunday, March 17, 2013
Physical Voice Training Series with Caitlin Tabancay Austin
Oakland, CA

Sunday, March 24, 2013
Physical Voice Training Series with Caitlin Tabancay Austin
Oakland, CA

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Kitka presents Zedashe, (direct from Georgia!)
Nile Hall in Historic Preservation Park, Oakland

Saturday, June 1, 2013
Armenian Folk Songs, Dances, and Dolmas - a workshop with Hasmik Harutyunyan
St Vartan Armenian Church, Oakland

Sunday, June 2, 2013
Kitka's Spring Community Sing
Nile Hall in Preservation Park, Oakland

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Zele: The Kitka Community Chorus & The World Harmony Choruses Spring Concert
Freight and Salvage, Berkeley

Saturday, June 15, 2013
Ukrainian Enchantment Songs
A Workshop with Mariana Sadovska. Silk Road House, Berkeley, CA

June 19, 2013 – July 10, 2013
To The Singers of Tales Serbian Tour
Laz Master Singing classes in Arhavi, Turkey

Kitka Serbian Tour with Svetlana Spajic, June 19-30, 2013. Performances at EtnoFest, Subotica, Ethno Fusion Festival, Belgrade, and Norway House, Gornij Milovac, plus study and public performance in Arhavi Turkey (Lazona)

Sunday, July 28, 2013
Kitka Trio performs at Fort Ross Festival
Fort Ross State Historic Park, Jenner, CA

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Songs from Serbia, Lazona, and Svaneti
A 4-workshop series with Caitlin Tabancay Austin and Elizabeth Setzer

August 6, 13, 20, and 27, 7:30 to 9:30pm, Berkeley

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Songs from Serbia, Lazona, and Svaneti
A 4-workshop series with Caitlin Tabancay Austin and Elizabeth Setzer

September 24, October 1, 8, and 15, 7:30 to 9:30pm, Berkeley

Two Days: October 26-27, 2013
Kitka performs with Russian House Kedry at the Fort Ross Harvest Festival, Jenner, CA

November 5-10, 2013
International Body Music Festival, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Wintersongs, Chapel at Fort Ross State Historic Park, Jenner, CA

Friday, December 13, 2013
Wintersongs by Candlelight, St. Paul's Church, Oakland, CA

Saturday, December 14, 2013
Wintersongs, The Dance Palace, Point Reyes Station, CA

Sunday, December 15, 2013
Wintersongs, Arts at St. Bedes, Menlo Park, CA

Saturday, December 21, 2013
Wintersongs, Old First Concerts, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, December 22, 2013
3rd Annual Wintersongs Community Sing with Kitka
Nile Hall in Historic Preservation Park, Oakland, CA