Mosaic - Songs of Love and Life from Eastern Europe
Mila presents Mosaic, a touring show featuring stories of life and love, told through centuries-old songs. With authentic folk styling in the native languages of Bulgaria, Georgia, Ukraine, Croatia, Russia and Romania, this music delights, moves, and haunts us.
Sunday, November 18, 2018, 4:00pm
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church
5730 Grove Street
Edina, MN 55436
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$15 at the door or $12 in advance / $5 youth under 18
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Mila Vocal Ensemble
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Mila is a professional women's vocal ensemble grounded in the harmonic traditions of Eastern Europe and Russia. The ensemble typically performs a cappella at concerts, vocal and cultural workshops, festivals, schools, churches and corporate and private events. The group also collaborates with instrumentalists and dancers, for special performances.
Members of Mila are enthusiastic students of vocal styles, rhythms, harmonies, languages, history and geography, as expressed in the folk traditions of Eastern Europe. Through music, Mila celebrates the beauty of these cultures.
The name "Mila" has tender connotations including "love" and "dear one" in many of the languages represented by its repertoire. It is also a common women's name in several Eastern European countries.
Mila's singers hail from unique musical backgrounds and have studied with renowned vocalists and instrumentalists from Bulgaria, Macedonia, Hungary, Serbia, Ukraine and Russia.
Mila is: Carol Bauer, Sarah Callahan, Anna Johnson, Laura Lentz Landstad, Leslie Lukas, Abby Morrisette, Patti Paulson, Marie Rivers Rule, Daniela Schmiedlechner, Jana Velo, Aleksandra Veriga, Sarina Yospin Partridge.
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Mila logo by Natalie Nowytski.
Mila photo by Larry Morrisette.
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