Workshop with Moira Smiley
The Voice Is a Traveler
Saturday December 2, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
“THE VOICE instantly reveals us, or... intimately expresses how we adapt. The voice is many colors. We instantly tag it, place it, react to it. To sing is a powerful act of listening. Especially to sing with others...”
Experience Moira’s unique blend of Conservatory training, ethnomusicological grounding and fierce creativity, learning songs that we can sing together in concert and other fun stuff!
Moira Smiley is a singer and composer. Touring & writing with the finest in various worlds of music, she bring clarity and visceral emotion to any song she sings. She accompanies herself on banjo, accordion, piano, hand- and body-percussion while performing solo, or with her award-winning vocal group, VOCO. Moira Smiley also tours with indie-rock icon, tUnE-yArDs, Irish super-group, Solas, the pioneering Jayme Stone’s Lomax Project, Billy Childs’ Laura Nyro Re-Imagined & other musical luminaries. She is well-known and beloved in choral music around the world as a unique choral composer and arranger - with millions of singers world-wide singing her music.