Michigan Festival of Sacred Music http://wmuk.org en Chicago musician James Falzone to present solo and combo concerts at sacred fest http://wmuk.org/post/chicago-musician-james-falzone-present-solo-and-combo-concerts-sacred-fest <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">At the </span><a href="http://mfsm.us" style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan Festival of Sacred Music</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, clarinetist/composer </span><a href="http://allosmusica.org" style="line-height: 1.5;">James Falzone</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will perform his solo work,&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Sighs too deep for words...</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and present a program of his original works for clarinet, </span>oud<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, accordion and hand percussion with </span><a href="http Tue, 12 Nov 2013 22:46:01 +0000 Cara Lieurance 10182 at http://wmuk.org Chicago musician James Falzone to present solo and combo concerts at sacred fest Cor Cantiamo will sing new music, spirituals at sacred fest http://wmuk.org/post/cor-cantiamo-will-sing-new-music-spirituals-sacred-fest <p></p><p>Director Eric Johnson talks to Cara Lieurance about <a href="http://www.corcantiamo.org/">Cor Cantiamo's</a> upcoming concert at the <a href="http://mfsm.us">Michigan Festival of Sacred Music</a>, scheduled for Sunday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Church of Kalamazoo.</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 17:58:23 +0000 Cara Lieurance 10161 at http://wmuk.org Native drum helps bring community together http://wmuk.org/post/native-drum-helps-bring-community-together <p>“You’re singing your best. You’re singing your hardest. You’re not being shy or holding back anything because somebody might look at you,” says John Bush of Sons of Three Fires describing what he tries to achieve as a singer.</p><p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 02:04:09 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 10136 at http://wmuk.org Native drum helps bring community together Golosa, the Russian folk choir, will perform at sacred music fest http://wmuk.org/post/golosa-russian-folk-choir-will-perform-sacred-music-fest <p>The University of Chicago-based choir <a href="http://golosa.org">Golosa</a> was founded in the 1990s to explore Russian folk repertoire, especially that of the Old Believers, an isolated community who split from the Russian Orthodox church in the 17th century.&nbsp;</p><p>Choir member Anaïs Ahmed tells Cara Lieurance&nbsp;about what drew her into the music. Ms. Ahmed describes the full-voiced sound as a hair-raising sensation. They also discuss learning Russian pronunciation and the poetry of the songs.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:21:01 +0000 Cara Lieurance 10059 at http://wmuk.org Golosa, the Russian folk choir, will perform at sacred music fest