Circlesinging is a vocal improvisation technique
in which a circle of singers takes melodic & rhythmic cues (parts)
from a skilled leader, together creating songs unique to the moment.
cues out old parts and introduces new ones, the song continues and changes
without stopping, at time supporting individual solos, always grounded in
attentive listening. Participants are welcome at any level of singing
Deborah "DJ" Hamouris has studied music since the tender age of 5 and
played dulcimer since 1979. She teaches Mountain Dulcimer and Not Your Momma’s
Rounds at the Freight & Salvage, as well as to private students in her Oakland
home. DJ & Buffalo (her husband) perform together as The DulciMates, performing
annually at the Great Dickens' Christmas Fair and at local cafes & farmer's
markets. She also directs Women & Song, a women's singing group. In her spare
time (and when the cats allow) she knits.
More info at www.djhamouris.com