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O Blissful Loss of Self Finalists!

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We are excited to announce the finalists for the O Blissful Loss of Self  Call for Scores by Women. The process of choosing finalists was very, VERY, difficult because so many interesting and beautiful pieces were submitted. We have narrowed down the selections to the finalists below. They are listed in no particular order. We […]

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Cafezinho Concert Series 1. Black Lives Matter

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Hi, everyone! We are super excited for our first concert of the new Cafezinho series – Black Lives Matter! Below you will find our program with links for more information. Explore them to dig deeper into these amazing texts and artwork! Please join us on our homepage, Anima Vox Facebook Page, or  YouTube channel Monday, June […]

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Cafezinho Concert Series

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The Cafezinho Concert Series is a live musical conversation between voice and flute. Cafezinho (kafE-ziɲu) is a word from Brazilian Portuguese which literally means “little coffee” and figuratively means “little break.” In Brazil, people pause for a cafezinho between classes, to visit with friends and family, or to take a break from work. It is served […]

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The American Prize Finalists!

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We are excited to announce that we are finalists in the professional chamber music category of The American Prize competition! This national competition has many categories for musicians at every level across disciplines. In 2011, Carole won the college/university choral conducting division. Hopefully 2020 is the year for Anima Vox! There are great players all […]

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Call for Scores by Women

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Anima Vox is excited to announce O Blissful Loss of Self, Explorations of Ecstasy in the Music and Poetry of Women, a new concert project and call for scores. This project will feature compositions by women for flute and soprano based on ecstatic texts written by female poets. Please click here for a full description […]

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O Blissful Loss of Self – A New Concert Project

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O Blissful Loss of Self – Explorations of Ecstasy in Music and Poetry by Women Ecstatic poetry, characterized by experiences of selflessness, suspension of time, and physical or spiritual rapture, has a long and deep tradition throughout many cultures in the world. Historically, women’s voices of ecstasy have been silenced, dismissed, or forgotten. Poets such […]

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Solar da Baronesa

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Last year, we lived in Minas Gerais, Brasil for five months. I (Carole) was on a Fulbright to study early colonial choral music and Tadeu was doing his own research on play and flow while we both taught improvisation at the Universidade Federal de São João del Rei (UFSJ). We had the pleasure of performing […]

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Arts at the Abbey

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We had a great time singing on the Arts at the Abbey series at Belmont Abbey last week. Belmont Abbey is tucked away just outside of Charlotte on the lovely campus of Belmont Abbey College. It is a true Benedictine monastery which follows the liturgical hours and Benedictine Order. My daughter enjoyed watching them as […]

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Latino Voices CD complete!

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So many things have happened since we last posted! In April 2019, we spent a week in Puebla, Mexico teaching improvisation and performing Latino Voices. It was a fantastic experience and we met the most wonderful people during our time there. In May, our Latino Voices CD was published under the Tempo Primo label. Listen […]