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Shira Cion

Executive and Artistic Director and Vocalist


Direct Phone: (510) ***-****       


1201 Martin Luther King Jr. Way

Oakland, California 94612

United States

Company Description

Kitka is an American women's vocal arts ensemble inspired by traditional songs and vocal techniques from Eastern Europe. Dedicated to developing new audiences for music rooted in Balkan, Slavic, and Caucasian women's vocal traditions, Kitka also strives t... more

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Classical Music Performance ( oboe/English horn )

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KITKA: Calendar of Concerts and Workshops

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Booking manager: Shira Cion Tel: (510) 444-0323

KITKA: Job Openings

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To learn more about Board service, please contact Executive Director Shira Cion at shira@kitka.org or 510.444.0323.

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Shira Cion, Executive/Artistic Director Kitka

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Join Kitka's Executive/Artistic Director Shira Cion and Kitka vocalists Kelly Atkins, Janet Kutulas, and Corinne Sykes for a discussion of the groups colorful 35-year history, and a demonstration and participatory exploration of "open-voice" vocal techniques through oral transmission of simple, yet thrilling to sing, traditional polyphonic tunes.

Tongues-Gather | Dandelion Dancetheater

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Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell will compose the vocal score in a series of intensive workshops over the course of the year, and Kupers will also weave into Gather and Tongues the fruits of cultural music and dance exchanges with Shira Cion of Kitka, Melanie Demore, Trina Nahm-Mijo, Laura Elaine Ellis, and Kumu Kau'i Peralto.

September 2013 - June 2014: the CSUEB Inclusive Interdisciplinary Ensemble, Bandelion, Shira Cion, Melanie Demore, Kumu Kau'i Peralto, and Laura Elaine Ellis research and train in relationship to Gather and Tongues with long-distance feedback from Dr. Barnwell.
September 2013: The Bandelion ensemble traveled to Washington, D.C. to spend two intensive days of rehearsal with Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell of Sweet Honey in the Rock, and Shira Cion of Kitka.
March 22, 7:30pm: Songs of Spirit - Songs of Struggle; We hope you will join us for an exciting fund-raising event with Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell, Shira Cion, Rodney Bell, and Eric Kupers.

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