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Harmony Singing Workshop with Sopeli

  • Silk Road House 1944 University Avenue Berkeley, CA, 94704 United States (map)

SOPELI's inaugural Bay Area workshop!

Sopeli is a new vocal trio comprised of Lysander Jaffe, Hannah Levy and Linnea Sablosky. Coming from distinct musical backgrounds, the three share a passion for close harmony, as well as many cumulative years of study in traditional polyphonic singing styles from Eastern Europe, South Africa, Corsica, and the Americas. The singers met as teenagers, and have since toured extensively as part of Vermont-based choir Northern Harmony, learning from and performing with master singers in the regions listed above. 

In this workshop we will delve into some of these unique and diverse styles, rhythms, and harmonies, exploring the full timbral and dynamic range of our voices. All songs will be taught by ear, with an emphasis on the music's meaning and cultural context. No prior experience is necessary! Seasoned singers will find this music challenging and complex, while beginners will relish in its beauty and intuitive structure.

Registration: $15-$40 (sliding scale)
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