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Friday 11 March 2016 Black Voices in South Brent Primary School. Formed in 1987 by its Music Director Carol Pemberton MBE, Black Voices, based in Birmingham, blends the melodies of Europe and the rhythms of Africa and has gained a reputation as Europe’s finest female a cappella quintet. For over 25 years they have captivated global audiences with their singing and performances in the black oral tradition – an early music form based on the ancient folklores and storytelling of Africa. Black Voices with their distinctive sound, harmonies and stunning stage presence have developed a unique repertoire and arrangement of spirituals, traditional African, Caribbean and English folk songs, jazz, gospel, pop and reggae as well as a fusion of contemporary and classical styles that has earned them worldwide recognition as a performance and teaching company. See http://blackvoices.co.uk/. A Villages in Action event. Refreshments available. Tickets from artworks or call 01364 72617.

Saturday 12 March 2015 Workshop with Black Voices  from 10.00am-12.00 in the Old School Centre on the morning after their concert. Black Voices also undertakes education and outreach programmes and since 1989, the company has led highly popular music education workshops in performance and the history of the black oral tradition at Dartington Summer School.  40 places £10 per person. Book via artworks or call 01364 72617.

 

 

Other local singing related websites:

Emily Roblyn

Hummingbirds 

Fran André (YouTube)

Rosa Rebecka

Susie Ro Prater

South Brent Folk

Brent Singers (South Brent)

Dartmoor Folk Choir ('The Lost Sound') (Ashburton)

Collati Singers (Buckfastleigh and Bittaford)

Global Harmony (Roz Walker) (Totnes and Exeter)

Devonly Voices (Vicky Hadland)  (Totnes)

Wren Music (Oakhampton)

For information about U3A 'IvyUkes' Ukulele group, led by Margaret Baldwin and Rick Creed at Bittaford Village Hall 10am – 12noon on the 1st& 3rd Monday of each month, see: www.ivybridge-u3a.org.uk/page45.html. FFI contact Joy Horwell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To download the Ivyukes songbook, click on the attachment below.

For information about events in the South Devon area see: http://hubcast.co.uk/eventpromotion/whats-on/

For 'What's on in South Brent', updated since last mail out, Click here or download or open attachment below

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