EUUC Welcomes Melanie DeMore the Weekend of March 8 – 10

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/08/2024 - 03/10/2024
12:00 am

Location
EUUC- Chapman Hall

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Friday, March 8th, 7:00pm – 8:00pm –> Friday Services

Saturday, March 9th, 10:00am – 11:30am –> Saturday rehearsal for Sunday

Sunday, March 10th, 12:30pm – 2:00pm –> Songs of Solace and Comfort” workshop on Threshold Choirs

Melanie DeMore is a three-time Grammy-nominated singer/composer, choral conductor, music director, and vocal activist who believes in the power of voices raised together. In her presentations, DeMore beautifully brings her participants together through her music and commentary. DeMore facilitates vocal and stick-pounding workshops for professional choirs and community groups, as well as directing numerous choral organizations across the U.S, Canada, and beyond.

She is a featured presenter of SpeakOut! – The Institute for Social and Cultural Change and the Master Teaching Artist for Music at UC Berkeley/ CalPerformances. She works with everyone from Baptists to Buddhists, and was a founding member of the Grammy-nominated ensemble Linda Tillery and the Cultural Heritage Choir. She became Music Director for Obeah Opera by Nicole Brooks as part of the Luminato Festival in 2019. She is a charter member of Threshold Choirs, founded by Kate Munger, and conducts song circles with an emphasis on the voice as a vessel for healing. In her own words: “A song can hold you up when there seems to be no ground beneath you.”

Come join us Sunday as we learn music from the Threshold Choir Repertoire