April 2 – Composers: Bjarni Gudmundsson

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For the project ‘Op Doortocht’ we asked three composers to write a piece, inspired by traveling and the nomadic way of living. Bjarni Guðmundsson focused on music from the Inuit in Canada.

March 29 – Composers: Diederik van der Laag

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For the project ‘Op Doortocht’ we asked three composers to write a piece, inspired by traveling and the nomadic way of living. Diederik ten Böhmer would have the focus on South America and Bjarni Gudmundsson on folks around the Artic. We asked Diederik van der Laag to focus on stories … Lees Meer

March 22 – Learning Maasai singing

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JIP6 – Learning Maasai singing Kamerkoor JIP is learning a traditional Maasai song and gets a African dance masterclass under the lead of John Kayongo. Thank you for the inspiration and fun, John!

March 14 – celebrate the Middle East

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vraag me niet hoe oud ik ben en wanneer ik jarig ben jaren heb ik niet ik tel momenten ~ Baban Kirkuki  On Monday 14 March, the Vrije Hogeschool, Kamerkoor JIP and guests celebrated the culture of the Middle East. Students of the VH turned the building into an Arabic palace. … Lees Meer

March 8 – Maasai music

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JIP6 – Maasai music Conductor Jonathan about his experiences: “It was in 2007, when I first went to Tanzania and Kenia. I was lucky to be able to spend a few days with a Maasai Tribe, north of the border between Kenia and Tanzania, near the Loitokitok border crossing. Upon … Lees Meer

February 26 – Beautiful!

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JIP6 – beautiful, zibâ, jameel, wunderschön! Conductor Imre is on Lesbos, Greece, to get an personal impression of the hard and dangerous journey thousands of people make from the Middle East and Africa to Europe:   “On the campsite ‘Better Days for Moria’, fully run by volunteers from all over … Lees Meer

February 19 – learning Arabic

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JIP6 – Learning Arabic At our second rehearsal we looked at the pronunciation of our songs in Arabic. We worked on the song Fog elna Khel (فوق النخل), a love song from Iraq, but also very popular in Syria. Yal asmar ellon (هالأسمر اللون) is a traditional from Aleppo, in the North … Lees Meer

16 feb – Vertrokken!

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JIP6 – Op Doortocht is vertrokken! Op dinsdag 2 februari gingen wij, dirigenten Jonathan en Imre, op bezoek in het AZC bij twee van de muzikanten van dit project: Mohammed (zanger en oed-speler) en Ibrahim (percussionist). Met een kopje heerlijke Arabische koffie wisselden we in het Nederlands, Engels en Arabisch muziek uit. Met dank … Lees Meer

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