Join Stämbandet and sing with us in our spring concert!
The Nordic Project is an invitation to singers to enjoy the excitement of singing ensemble music from the Nordic world with Stämbandet - The Nordic Vocal Ensemble. Participants with part-singing experience will join Stämbandet in their Spring 2016 concert to perform an enchanting selection of music from Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Iceland, and Finland
Stämbandet is a small, accomplished vocal group that presents music from across the Nordic region. From medieval to contemporary, the melodies are captivating, the harmonies are rich and layered. Singing these vibrant reflections of Nordic lore feels magical.
Registration and a $30 workshop fee are required to ensure your enrollment.
This fee includes all music, rehearsals, and coachings.
Participants are required to attend at least two of three scheduled rehearsals, held at the United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock Street, Newton, Massachusetts (Riverside Green Line T-stop). Ample parking is available. Rehearsals take place from 7pm to 9.30pm:
1) Sunday, April 24
2) Sunday, May 1
3) Sunday, May 8 (note this is Mothers day)
The concert is May 15, 2016 at the United Parish of Auburndale, 64 Hancock Street, Newton, Massachusetts. Call time is 1pm, and the performance will be from 3pm to 5:30pm.
Selections for participating singers include:
Vísur Vatnsenda-Rósu (Iceland)
Vi vandrar fram bland baldersbrå (Sweden)
There is no expectation for participants to memorize the music. No previous knowledge of Scandinavian music or language is required; we will teach you. We simply ask for your commitment to learn and perform five Nordic songs, attend at least two rehearsals, and have fun!