The CAVE by Carmina Escobar
Saturday May 15th, 2010
The CAVE is a speleological sonic scenic exploration of human resonant cavities; for solo voice, objects and electronics. Join us for this special performance by singer Carmina Escobar.
Carmina Escobar is a singer and multimedia artist from Mexico City that has collaborated in many different projects which explore a diversity of sonorous languages such as medieval music, opera, contemporary music, folk music, electronic music and experimental trends involving interdisciplinary collaborations and multimedia. As a soloist she has performed concerts of contemporary repertoire for solo voice, the premieres of works by young composers and performances of her own compositions. She has appeared in diverse forums and festivals all around the Mexican Republic as well as California, collaborating with artists of diverse disciplines. She is an active improviser, as much in a solo context as in a group context, in which she involves, as part of her sonorous vocabulary, real-time processing of her voice and the use of concrète elements through electronic media. At the moment she resides in Los Angeles CA where she is studying for her mastesrs degree in Vocal Performance at CalArts. She is currently a beholder of the schoolarship program Estudios en el Extranjero sponsored by FONCA.