• Where the Marsh Plants Grow: Workshop Recording

  • Sat, 06-07-2019 at 12:00
  • Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
    200 Jennens Road
    B4 7XR Birmingham
Where the Marsh Plants Grow: Workshop Recording - Royal Birmingham Conservatoire - Birmingham

Ever wanted to be part of an album recording for commercial release? Or be heard in one of the biggest art projects Birmingham has seen?With the support of Arts Council England funding; Via Nova Ensemble are offering this unique opportunity to ANYONE who wishes to take part in this workshop day in collaboration with Birmingham Big Art Project.You will be in excellent hands with the professional singers of Via Nova Ensemble, under the watchful eye of Musical Director Daniel Galbreath, and Artist/Composer/s guiding the way on the ‘Station Clock’ by Susan Philipsz.The day will consist of:- Experimenting with vocal sound- Developing contemporary vocal techniques- Guidance on the process of devising- Collaborating with Via Nova Ensemble on the creation of a piece for their commercial recording- Recording your voice in Royal Birmingham Conservatoire to make your contribution to the Station Clock- Record the piece devised with Via Nova LIVE in concert More about Birmingham Big Art Project: ‘Station Clock’ by Susan PhilipszThe sounds of ‘Station Clock’ will be made of up to 1,092 voices from Birmingham’s diverse population. The voices will sound on the hour every hour and last for between five and twenty five seconds, sounding very low overnight and fuller during the day, culminating in a large chorus at noon.For further information, please visit https://eastsideprojects.org/projects/birmingham-big-art-project-station-clock/ More about Via Nova Ensemble’s album: Where the Marsh Plants GrowA 60-minute recording, centring thematically on Kerry Andrew’s unrecorded Where the Marsh Plants Grow. The recording will also feature: will include: Emily Doolittle’s Summer Wassails, Olly Chalk’s The Stream, and a newly commissioned piece by Percy Pursglove.