SingFest 2022

Saturday, January 22, 2022 - Sing, Drum, and Dance Online!

Gather with joyful spirit sisters singing and drumming from our hearts as we celebrate the Sacred Feminine.  We will sing, drum, dance, and experience a variety of workshops and a concert!  Grab your hot tea and stay after the concert to visit with your friends until 10 PM!

Thank you for respecting that this is a women only space!

VIRTUAL SINGFEST 2022!
Saturday:  January 22nd, 2022
Workshops 12 PM - 5:30 PM (EST)
Concert:  7:00 PM - 9:15 PM  (EST)

 Questions? Email us.

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Special Guest Facilitators for SingFest 2022

Special Guests will be facilitating Saturday Afternoon Workshops and will be offering a set during the Saturday Evening Concert! In addition to these Saturday events, they will also be part of the UUCFM  Zoom Sunday Service on January 23, 2022 (10:30 AM EST)

Natalie Jackson

Traditional African Song, Drum, and Dance
Natalie Jackson, the founding Mother of the award-winning troupe KUUMBA, has dedicated her life to preserving West African Culture. Please bring your drum and/or other percussive instruments for Natalie's workshop!
https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=10155011223601799
http://www.kuumbadance.com/

 
Shelley Graff

Singing in Sacred Circle facilitator, Singer-Song/Chant writer, Performer
(www.shelleyg.com & https://www.facebook.com/shelleygraffmusic)

Linda Smith Koehler and Rissa Moore

Singing in Sacred Circle facilitators, Singer-Song/Chant writer, Performers
(http://www.lindasmithkoehler.com & https://www.facebook.com/linda.s.koehler & https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxaGI3CShHEXC7VGrXGf8iA)


 

Barbara Gail

An alchemist in the arts of rhythm & movement. Please bring your tambourine and/or other percussive instruments for Barbara's workshop!
(http://barbaragail.com/ & https://www.facebook.com/barbara.gail1 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtQm2oQVxf0 & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TZozQvfNx_I)

Tambourines available through Amazon for quick delivery! 
Note:  It is possible to purchase these tambourines elsewhere, but it is highly unlikely that you will receive it on time for  SingFest 22 .  Two styles: 

  1.  Bourine  (approximately $25.00):  Remo TA-5210* (multiple colors: Red FrameBlack Frame;  White Frame   or

  2. Layne Redmond's Signature Tambourine called The Lotus or the Remo Valencia Lotus (approximately $170.00)   

Barbara highly recommends: LAYNE REDMOND'S BOOK ~ "When the Drummers Were Women: a Spiritual History of Rhythm!"

 

Albie Johnson

The Magic of Poetry

Poet, Lay Minister @ UUCFM, Community Organizer, Counselor
https://alberitajohnson.com/ & https://alberitajohnson.com/alberita's-blog

Please bring a journal or notebook and pen...we will be writing poetry!