Vox Grata is comprised of joyful women who, out of gratitude for the fullness of their own lives, possess a desire to sing together for the benefit of others. The group performs repertoire that expresses a uniquely feminine spirit, especially works that promote the best interests of women in society.
“When Music Sounds”
- Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7:30 PM, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 3900 West End Avenue, Nashville
- Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 7:30 PM, Second Presbyterian Church, 3511 Belmont Blvd., Nashville
What would our lives be like without music? Music serves many purposes for us. It can heighten our joy, diminish our sadness and complement a wide range of other moods. This concert program will include texts that speak to the many ways music enriches our lives. Vox Grata will offer the premiere performance of American composer Daniel Kallman’s “When Music Sounds,” set to the poem of the same title by the British poet, Walter de la Mare. Other works include music by Joan Szymko, Stephen Smith, Franz Schubert, Jim Papoulis, Zebulon M. Highben, David Brunner, Gwyneth Walker, Abbie Betinis and Hungarian composer Levente Gyöngyösi.
Proceeds from “When Music Sounds” will be given to The New Beginnings Center. The New Beginnings Center, Nashville, a program designed to improve the health, strength and wellness of women through physical assessment and screening, individualized coaching and wellness goals. This holistic approach empowers clients to take personal responsibility for their own wellness, strengthening body, mind and spirit.