Tones of Home presented by BuildaBridge – Tickets – World Cafe Live Philadelphia – Upstairs – Philadelphia, PA – May 1st, 2019

Tones of Home presented by BuildaBridge

Tones of Home presented by BuildaBridge

PhilaSing, Orchestral Dialogues, Alex Moreno, Nathalie and David, Working Title

Wed · May 1, 2019

7:30 pm

World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs



Tones of Home presented by BuildaBridge
Tones of Home presented by BuildaBridge
BuildaBridge International presents Tones of Home, a concert and art-making series for the people of Philadelphia. Tones of Home brings together musicians from diverse backgrounds to amplify the sounds of an united culture against the cacophonous sounds of hate, racism and bigotry. In addition to the concert, BuildaBridge invites concert goers to participate in community arts programming (music, movement, fine arts, etc) prior to the show. Collaborative art-making helps make better community. Join us. All ages welcome!
In partnership with Drexel University College of Nursing & Health Professions, BuildaBridge International establishing, PhilaSing, a community choir. PhilaSing uses the power of song to bring people together. Professional, amateur and shower stall singers are invited to join this community choir, all are welcome. This will be PhilaSing's first performance since beginning last Winter.
Orchestral Dialogues
Orchestral Dialogues: Accepting Self, Accepting Others is a youth orchestra project that facilitates resilience, self-efficacy, a vision for their future, the ability to build bridges of peace and hope, and develop skill to make music “in unity”. The program engages the children in two ways: first, through music and second, through dialogue workshops which incorporate the arts. Orchestral Dialogues in based in Northwest Philadelphia and

draws from students population near around Germantown. Tones of Home will feature staff and students from OD.
Alex Moreno
Alex Moreno is a Venezuelan tenor who has studied in different music conservatories including the Simón Bolívar National Conservatory in the Venezuelan national system of youth orchestras “El Sistema”, founded by maestro José Antonio Abreu and lead by the master Gustavo Dudamel, Current director of the Los Angeles Symphony Orchestra. His musical studies includes music theory, musical harmony, history of music, choral conducting and others. He also plays the Guitar and the Venezuelan "Cuatro", and he is the founder, lead singer and arranger at Venezuelan music band "3 y Cuatro". In 2011 he was awarded with a full scholarship for the international course of improvement of vocal technique and opera performance, in Lima-Peru, organized by the “Asociación Romanza”. As a soloist he has performed important theaters in Venezuela in galas, recitals and concerts, and also he has participated in opera productions such as of Marriage of Figaro, Elixir of Love, La Traviata, Tosca, the venezuelan comic opera “Los Martirios de Colón” and others.The repertoire of Alex Moreno includes Latin American and Venezuelan music, Neapolitan songs, Opera arias and zarzuela romanzas.

He will be accompanied by:
Patricio Acevedo, Guitar - Cuatro
Andrés González, Trumpet
Andrés Cisneros, Percussion

They'll be playing pieces from Italy, Peru, Argentina, USA and Venezuela.
Nathalie and David
Talie is a Philadelphia based singer-songwriter originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Her music, a mixture of Haitian folk and soul music, is a testament to the two culture that have shaped her as an artist and woman. Accompanied by her trusty guitar, Talie brings a fresh new sound to the Philadelphia music scene.

David is a pianist, singer, songwriter, vocal coach, and researcher, and he believes in the creative and transformative power of empathy and compassion. He uses sound as a terrain upon which to theorize race, gender, sexuality, sovereignty, and love
Working Title
West Philly based “Working Title” brings an indie folk-pop spin to pop favorites and roots classics. Drawing from diverse influences, including classical, blues, folk, and classic rock, songwriter and guitarist Jacob Sapon’s music has been described as “vibrant,” “innovative,” and “genuine.” Kayla Giger and Asher Wolf bring powerful vocals, ethereal harmonies and eclectic instrumentation, ranging from bass guitar to mandolin to fiddle, supported by the energizing cajón playing of Sasha Silverman. Working Title believes in the power of music to bring joy, create community, and to open the heart and soul
Venue Information:
World Cafe Live Philadelphia - Upstairs
3025 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104