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Sounds of Spring: Mondays in Stinson Beach

Presented by Sound Orchard at Stinson Beach Community Center, Stinson Beach CA

Apr 06 2020
May 12 2020
Sounds of Spring: Mondays in Stinson Beach

Six-week series of traditional European vocal music led by Kristine Barrett, Mondays

​​Spring is a time of renewal and growth.

From Irish Bealtaine songs and Swedish Sea spells to Georgian hymns, explore the sounds of spring through the lens of traditional music from Scandinavia, Eastern Europe and Ireland.

Explore the folklore, history and ethnographic context of each song while simultaneously honing ensemble skills: blending, vocal placement and quality, pitch, pronunciation and various vocal techniques unique to each tradition.

About the Songleader
Kristine Barrett is a vocal artist specializing in traditional music and ritual song. She performs with the acclaimed Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble and directs multiple community choirs throughout the Bay Area including the Temple of Light Georgian Community Choir in Berkeley and the Headlands Community Folk Ensemble. She and her husband live in a houseboat in Sausalito with a myriad of plants, shrines and animals.​


$150 – Regular
$120 – Low-income
$180 – Supporter

Contact: 415-663-5018

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Additional time info:

Rehearsals held 7-9 pm on Mondays April 6 - May 11 in Stinson Beach

Alternative sessions are available on Tuesdays at Dance Palace

Final performance (optional) at Toby’s Feed Barn in Pt. Reyes on Sun. May 17 at 5:30 pm


  • Kristine Barrett


  • Kristine Barrett led Sound Orchard's holiday choir concert in December 2019


Stinson Beach Community Center

32 Belvedere Ave., Stinson Beach, CA 94970

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