Conclusion “Phrasing project” + Workshops coming up!
Last weekend, the research project between the Genetic Choir and Instant Composition dancers has come to a first conclusion with performances in Utrecht and Amsterdam. A process of unexpected discoveries, moments of amazing poetry and a lively struggle with the subject matter:
How to combine voice and movement -> improvisation singers and improvisation dancers in one instant composition performance?
We are fond of our fellow researchers and want to give a big thanks to Marisa Grande for the collaboration and to the other dancers who exchanged their time and expertise with us: Virag Deszo, Maria Michailidou, Johnny Schoofs, Mark Alexander Nukoop, Sarah Kate Gardiner. We are already planning to follow-up this promising exploration with more sessions of the research ensemble.
But there’s more: If you would like to get a good impression yourself of this subject matter – “voice / movement / phrasing” – there are several workshops coming up that you could consider joining:
Firstly, Marisa Grande is giving the workshop
next week in Utrecht, where the interconnectedness of movement and voice in improvisation will be the central topic. More info about her workshop on 12+13 April, click here.
The next two Genetic Choir workshops will also address phrasing in their own way, and as always body-work and movement will be involved in our musical explorations:
“Melody Makers” in June
“The Edge of Language” in October.
Both workshops are open for pioneer participants to inscribe now. More info on these two workshops, click here.