Posted on 27 June 2017
by MMNY Staff
Wednesday June 21st was the 11th Annual Make Music New York, filled with beautiful, unique and exciting musical happenings. Keep […]
Jascha Hoffman is a singer, teacher and improviser. He believes the voice holds a strong connection to the mind, body and heart. As a songwriter, his latest record The Afterneath, inspired by obituaries, aired on NPR’s Weekend Edition and was hailed as "a remarkable album" by American Songwriter. As an improviser, he has studied with masters such as Bobby McFerrin and Rhiannon, and has taught adults and teens in the US and Brazil. Jascha is a founder of the Society for Spontaneous Singing and Sounding NYC, and is a member of the Moving Star, an group of improvising singers at Carnegie Hall. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, and lives in Brooklyn.
Onome is a Brooklyn-based vocalist, facilitator and scholar of Nigerian heritage. She uses music and other forms of creative expression as tools for consciousness expansion, self-discovery and empowerment. She is a member of Moving Star at Carnegie Hall and Sounding NYC, and the artistic director for Lush Tongue, a project that uses vocal improvisation and an eclectic, globally multicultural repertoire of music from women composers. She is currently getting her MFA in Performance Studies at Pratt Institute.
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