Cassie Willson ’17 writes in:
Come audition for Slavei, Wesleyan’s very best Eastern European a capella group! No experience/prep necessary – just come ready to sing and maybe make weird Bulgarian noises!¡ See u there friendz
Date: Wednesday, September 7
From the Super-Duper Sue Greenblatt ’16:
Feeling unsatisfied with the amount of Eastern European folk music in your life? ……Of course you are!
So, AUDITION for SLAVEI, the only Balkan, Georgian, and Eastern European a cappella group that has posted on Wesleying so far. Come to PAC001 between 4:30-6:30pm on this Tuesday, September the second.
No need to prepare anything. Just bring your voice, yourself, and that sparkle in your eye.
When: Sept 2nd 4:30-6:30pm
This just in from Katie McLaughlin ’15
Come on over to the Exley Lobby today for a merging of musical forms! Slavei is teaming up with the Mixolydians to astound and pleasure your aural sensations. There will be folk music, choral music and a whole lot of extremely beautiful people. See you there!
Date: Today, April 13
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Place: Exley Lobby
From Katie McLaughlin ’15:
Slavei, Wesleyan’s oldest eastern European, Georgian and Balkan (sometimes) a cappella group, is performing one final time this semester. Stop on by and let your hearts be filled with the songs of faraway lands as we serenade you to the end of the semester.
Date: Wednesday, December 4
Time: 7 – 8 P.M.
Place: World Music Hall
From Ethan Tischler ’14:
Papers getting you down? America boring you madly? Shift your spirit eastward to Russian House where Slavei will be singing (almost) Russian music. Wesleyan’s oldest Eastern European singing group will be sharing a short set of songs for the first time this year – come take a break and soak it in.
Date: Sunday, November 10
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Place: Russian House (163 High St/the yellow house btwn Earth House and the Shapiro Creative Writing Center)
The one and only Eliza Kingsley-Ma ’15 writes in:
Come celebrate Fall in the OUTHOUSE BACKYARD!
Funtivities will include: Worm Wrestling, Slackline, Donuts on a string, Rock Painting, Dream-Catcher Making, and an awesome Ball Tent (imagine Chuckie Cheeze meets camping).
Musical Performances by: Cinderblock, Alma, Slavei, and the Out and Abouts! Food and drank: there will be Apple Cider, Veggie Chili, Seasoned Popcorn, and Apple Crisp.
Time: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Where: Outhouse backyard – 132 High St.
From Katie McLaughlin ’15:
Q: Who is happier than Michael Roth on the day that Wesleyan ranks well in Forbes magazine?
A: Students who audition for Slavei.
Slavei is Wesleyan’s oldest co-ed eastern European, Georgian and Balkan a cappella group. Just bring your lovely selves to PAC 001 Thursday September 5th between 4:30 and 6:30. No audition piece necessary; we want you as you are.
Date: Thursday, September 5
Place: PAC 001
An urgent yet hilarious message for all musically inclined individuals who wish they could be Eastern European folk singers from Nathan Shane ’13:
You know you want to be a part of Wesleyan’s bestest, zaniest, hottest, oldest, prestigious-est Eastern European singing ensemble! And guess what? You can be. That’s right, Slavei is having auditions this Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 in Usdan 108. You do not need to prepare a song — just come as yourself and we’ll do some singing and a little talking and generally just have a good time.
Slavei sings some of the craziest/most interesting music that you will ever hear in your life. You will probably not get a chance to sing in an ensemble like this outside of Wesleyan, so you should do it!
We’re also the a capella group that uses the most instruments.
Date: Today, January 30
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Place: Usdan 108
Author’s note: Slavei is awesome. If you’re interested in a capella, audition for this.
Katie McLaughlin ’15 invites you to one of the top ten Eastern European and Balkan a cappella performances of 2012:
Slavei, one of Wesleyan’s top five co-ed Eastern European and Balkan a cappella groups, is performing this Saturday at 5pm in the chapel! If you’ve ever wondered what Nikolu is hunting, why the grandmother is getting a scarf or where the young bachelors like to hang out, come to the see our last performance of 2012.
Date: December 8, 2012
Time: 5:00 pm – 5:45 pm
Place: The Chapel
Nathan Shane ’13 would like to encourage you to come to the Chapel this Saturday to hear some beautiful choral music:
The Sakhioba Ensemble, a choral group from the Republic of Georgia, will be performing for free at 8:00 PM in the Chapel. There will also be a masterclass at 5:00 PM and a short lecture at 7:30 PM, in case you are interested in learning more about the Georgian choral tradition. Last, but certainly not least, Slavei, the Eastern European a capella group, will sing four songs to open the concert.
In Nathan’s own words: “I’ve seen Sakhioba perform, so I know this concert is going to be spectacular.”
Saturday’s full schedule is as follows:
5 PM: Masterclass with Slavei
7:30 PM: Pre-Concert Talk by John Graham ’03 (a Spirits a capella group alum and Georgian music fanatic)
8 PM: Sakhioba Ensemble Concert, with Slavei as the opening act
Where: the Chapel
Facebook page can be found here, and the Ensemble’s official website can be found here. For more information about the Sakhioba Ensemble and a teaser video, look after the jump.