Throat Singing – Concession
The lineup is here 🎤 Grab a ticket to partake in a weekend workshop on Mongolian Throat Singing with Britain's most experienced Khöömii singer, Michael Ormiston and the forever-phenomenal, Candida Valentino!
When: Sat 18th - Sun 19th June, 10-12:30, (lunch 12:30-1:30) 1:30 - 4pm
Where: G52 on the ground floor of SOAS main building
Honoured by the UNESCO, Khöömii is a style of overtone/harmonic singing where one sings multiple distinct pitches simultaneously. It originates from the central Asian plateau, particularly the Altai & Sayan mountain regions of Mongolia and Tuva. The nomads of these parts have discovered how to sing melodies initially inspired by the imitation of their intimate connections to their natural surroundings: mountains, streams, animals, lakes, and the harsh winds of the steppe... both physically and within their belief systems.
This workshop enables you to listen to your own overtones, discovering unknown depths and heights of your voice through these enchanting sounds. So if you're curious to explore your vocal harmonics this way, you don't wanna miss this event.
Mongolian Summer 22
Michael Ormiston, Candida Valentino