Elise Witt – An interview with the singer, composer, educator, recording artist and community activist. “I wanted to contribute to change and connect to people through my music.” Elise Witt is a person who is driven to make the world a better place through music and the performing arts. After being born in Switzerland and spending her early childhood in upstate New York, Elise was raised in the southern U.S. state of North Carolina and since 1977 has made Georgia her home. Her mother used to sing in a choir in Switzerland and Elise carries on that singing tradition. Her main interests through her school years were languages of the world. She would study this in college and is fluent in French, German, Italian, Spanish and English.
THEATRE ON THE PROWL presents COLD SOUP DINNER THEATRE (where the soup is cold and the art is hot) L🌕ST IN THE M🌔🌘N SAT. OCT. 21 7:30 Meeting & Greeting 8:00 Seating & Eating Two one-of-a-kind cold soup offerings, unpredictable salad, artisan bread, spirited and less frisky beverages, decadent dessert, and coffee […]
I met Elise Witt years ago when she came to Minneapolis to lead a singing workshop. In that afternoon together, I learned songs from her that I am still singing today. It was also the beginning of long, deep and inspiring friendship, fostered by my frequent visits to Atlanta. What a blessing that she lives in the same town as my brother and his family! We have sung a number of concerts together and always cherish the way our work – like our voices – intertwine.
by Hy Zaret & Lou Singer Lyrics © Helene Blue Musique Ltd, Music Sales Corporation WHAT IS A SHOOTING STAR? Verse 1: A shooting star is not a star It’s not a star at all A shooting star’s a meteor A rock from space that falls. Verse 2: A shooting star is not a star […]
Vocal improvisation from Augusto Boal www.theatreoftheoppressed.org Each person go alone to a corner of the room and find a phrase that can be repeated. At a signal from the leader, find another person, listen to their phrase, while singing your phrase, and slowly transform the 2 phrases into one phrase. Go back to your alone […]
SKHANDAMAYEZA* Zulu, South Africa “Rubber neck” ~ A (wo)man who is perhaps not the best choice for a life partner, flighty, not reliable, not to be trusted Bass, Tenor, Alto: Skandama-yeza Skandama-yeza Skandama-yeza Skandamayeza Soprano (call): Oile oile Oile oile Oile oile Ngwana oi Skandamayeza Skandamayeza Skandamayeza Ngwana oi DANCE South African songs are always […]