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Vocal Workshop for LIPS OF LAPIS LAZULI

Part of Songs for Women Living with War
Curated by Johanna Poethig
Pro Arts Gallery
150 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland CA 94612

Women for Genuine Security Event
“Addressing Military Violence against Women - Past and Present”
Women for Genuine Security is the US-based group of an international network of women from Guam, Hawai’i, Okinawa, mainland Japan, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, South Korea, and continental USA.
Speakers, Film and Discussion

2pm Performance:
Vân-Ánh Võ   is one of the finest performers of Vietnamese traditional instruments in the world. She dedicates her life to creating music by blending the wonderfully unique sounds of Vietnamese instruments with other music genres, and fusing deeply rooted Vietnamese musical traditions with fresh new structures and compositions.

4:00-4:30pm Collective Vocal Workshop:
Theresa Wong composer, cellist and vocalist active at the intersection where music meets with the creative spirit of experimentation, improvisation and the synergy of multiple disciplines will lead a collective sounding drawing from the ancient practices of lamentation for a collaborative performance at the November 12 event.