Mongolian Khoomi Overtone Singing Workshop

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Mongolian Khoomi Overtone Singing Workshop

Practitioners Involved: Michael Ormiston and Candida Valentino

Venues Used: The Birch Room

Date / Time: Weekend 16th/17th March 10.30 am - 5pm

Price: £100 (£90 early bird booking before 16th February

This workshop gives you an opportunity to learn Mongolian Khoomi Ovetone singing - Khoomi 1 The Source.

Khöömii is an amazing style of overtone/harmonic singing where one person sings two or more distinct pitches at the same time. It originates among the nomads of the central Asian plateau, particularly the Altai and Sayan mountain regions of Mongolia and Tuva.

The nomads of these parts have discovered how to sing melodies that arise from the universal harmonic overtone series.

Listen to your own overtones as you discover the unknown depths and heights of your own voice.

For bookings phone: 07837 186370 or email Kanti

The workshop is open to anyone who wishes to explore the harmonic nature of their voice.

Candida Valentino

Michael and Candida are the only Europeans blessed to teach the basic practices of Mongolian Khöömii by master singers Tserendavaa & Gereltsogt.

Michael is the UK’s most experienced Mongolian Khöömii Overtone Singer, travelling to Mongolia since 1993 where he was initiated into the sacred & secular aspects of this amazing way of connecting to the power of the voice by senior keeper of the tradition Tserendavaa.

Candida Valentino is the only British woman to perform “Khargyraa, an undertone style of singing that has strong connections with shamanistic practices of Mongolia and Tuva.

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