The Oakland-based vocal ensemble, Kitka, is nearing it's 4th decade of wowing audiences with beautiful, intricate harmonies and distinctive vocal techniques. The all-female group focuses mostly on the music of Eastern Europe, singing in nearly a dozen languages. Kitka joins Forum for a live, in-studio performance and a conversation about their latest projects including a new album and their Wintersongs concert series.
Members of Kitka:
Kelly Atkins; Kristine Barrett; Shira Cion; Janet Kutulas; Erin Lashnits Herman; Hannah Levy; Maclovia Quintana; Katya Schoenberg; Lily Storm
Shira Cion, executive director, Kitka Women's Vocal Ensemble