Date: 8 May 2016
Cost: Workshop: £12. Concert: £7. Combined: £16
Details: 2-5pm - Workshop by Northern Harmony, Food to share. 7:30pm - Concert by Northern Harmony
Location: Wrexham Methodist Church, Regent St, Wrexham LL11 1RY
Run by: Carol Donaldson
After, their sell out show last year,the unique world music vocal ensemble based in Vermont have been invited to return to Wrexham on 8th May to run a singing workshop and perform at the Wrexham Methodist Church, Regent Street. This is one of only 2 dates in the North West and their only performance in Wales – tickets are selling fast!
The sixteen brilliant singers, led by Larry Gordon will present a thrilling mix of world harmony traditions including South African songs, traditional polyphony from Georgia, Corsica, and the Balkans, American shape-note singing and quartet gospel. Now on their seventeeth European tour, Northern Harmony has won a wide reputation for their remarkable command of the different singing styles and timbres appropriate to these different traditions.
Northern Harmony is the highest level performing group under the umbrella of the world music organisation Village Harmony and most of the members have studied traditional singing styles first hand with teachers in South Africa, Bulgaria, Corsica and Caucasus Georgia.http://northernharmony.pair.com/northern-harmony/
The singing workshop is open to everyone 14+ – no experience necessary – the Northern Harmony singers will help support each vocal part, making the teaching rewarding.