Spanish Language Choir, Sonidos Del Alma | Learn Spanish Through Song


Wed Feb 08 2023 at 06:30 pm to 08:00 pm


St Brigid's Parish, Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North VIC, Australia | Melbourne, VI


Spanish Language Choir Sonidos Del Alma is back for 2023. The first series will begin on Wednesday January 25 at St Brigid's Parish North Fitzroy.

Get together in a fun friendly environment to learn Spanish through song under the direction of Colombian singer-songwriter Iaki Vallejo. The choir is open to all no experience required.

The choir will specialise in songs from Latin America such as the Mexican bolero Besame mucho the Colombian cumbia El pescador and the Chilean classic Todo cambia. The repertoire will also include arrangements of Iaki’s own songs with the purpose of creating opportunities to perform together in her shows.

Iaki will also teach skills like holding your own part in a harmony.

Wednesdays 6:30-8:00pm

Venue: St Brigid's Parish 378 Nicholson Street (cnr York St) Fitzroy North

Dates: Jan 25 Feb 1 8 15 22 March 1 8 15 (8 Weeks)

The choir sessions will take place on Wednesdays from 6:30pm to 8:00pm.

About Iaki Vallejo

Colombian born and Melbourne based singer-songwriter Iaki Vallejo mixes Afro-Colombian traditions with jazz soul salsa afro-beat funk neo-soul and reggae to bring a message of unity and peace through her music and lyrics. In 1992 she won the Best Song and Performance Award at the Colombian Festival del Pasillo in Aguadas. In 2009 her warm and powerful voice earned her “Best Voice of Melbourne”. Most recently she was nominated for “Best Intercultural Act '' in the 2019 Music Victoria Awards.

A singer from the age of 12 Iaki was an early performer in the festivals of Tuluá her hometown in Colombia. She studied music at Instituto Popular de Cultura (College of the Performing Arts) in Cali after which she attended Universidad del Valle (Valle University). Now in Australia she regularly advances her skills by pursuing lessons with noted teachers such as Cosimo Ciccone Sharny Russell

and Michelle Nicolle.

About The Boite (Pronounced 'Bwat')

The Boîte (pronounced 'bwat') is Victoria’s iconic multicultural music organisation. Founded in 1979 The Boite supports excellent artists from diverse cultural communities promoting cultural understanding through the dynamic presentation of unique cultural experiences and nurturing creativity collaboration access to and active participation in the arts.

Through their prolific program of festivals events radio programs music releases and publications we have presented and promoted hundreds of excellent musicians born in over 100 different countries at over 5000 events before audiences exceeding 800000 and just as diverse.


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St Brigid's Parish, Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North VIC, Australia, St Brigid's Parish, Nicholson Street, Fitzroy North VIC, Australia, Melbourne, Australia

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