Elise leads sessions of glorious group singing, teaching in a style so easy that, before you know it, the room is in perfect harmony! Drawing from her love of diverse melodies and rhythms, Elise may introduce a Brazilian samba, a Congolese storysong, an Italian round, or four-part harmonies from Zimbabwe. There are lots of […]
I love house concerts. No technical complications. Opportunities to improvise and experiment. Intimate connection between artist and audience. Join me for a concert at the house where my parents used to live in Raleigh! There will be some wonderful Special Guests including (but not limited to) ~ Tommy Goldsmith Margaret Martin Wayne Martin and… Space […]
Imagine Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, Annie Ross and Edith Piaf taking a turn from Barbara Kingsolver and Dr. Seuss and you’ll have some idea of these mad and moving musical adventures! Whether it’s a plaintive cry for families at the border, a polyrhythmic improvisation on the physics of sound, an anthem to the preservation of […]
The first song on my new CD “We’re All BORN SINGING” explores my fascination with sound and language. Musings on how we hear, listen and learn, are sung over Vocables by the wonderful Becky Reardon, and interspersed with my take on Late Night Short Wave Radio segments featuring some of my Global Village Project students …
Join us on Thurs. Oct. 1st @ Oakhurst Baptist Church in Decatur GA to celebrate the release of “We’re All BORN SINGING,” my new CD & Book!