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By Josh Nichols
Tonight, Abendmusik will bring to
Lincoln a musical group with six lead
singers. Yes, six lead singers.
SoVoSo, an a cappella group made
of six individual soloists and com
posers, will play at the First-Plymouth
Church, 20th and D streets, in Lincoln.
The group, originally assembled in
1986 by renowned vocalist Bobby
McFerrin, sings a mix of jazz, gospel,
rhythm and blues, pop and improvisa
The five members from'the original
group, which was called Voicestra, are
Melanie Rath, Joey Blake, David
Worm, Nicolas Bearde and Rhiannon.
The group performed with Bobby
McFerrin until 1993, when he broke
away to concentrate on composing and
They renamed themselves SoVoSo
the following year and picked up then
sixth member, Sunshine Garcia, in
The name SoVoSo means “From
the Soul to the Voice to the Song.”
Each group member is a skilled
soloist and composer with diverse cfll
'turaj and musical backgrounds.
SoVoSo’s unique sound is basedin
the art of circle singing. .
*; The press release on So.VbSo
described circle singing as “ensemble
support for improvised solos through
-interlocking patterns that are sponta
Described as playful, humorous and
unpredictable, the sextet also tells sto
ries and improvises characters on stage.
- - “They are a charismatic group Who
has a wonderful time doing what they’re
doing,” said Sue Buss, executive direc
tor of Abendmusik.
Buss is responsible Tor bringing
SoVoSo to Lincoln. "
She first saw them when she attend
ed a showcase “of p'erformers in
Performers at the showcase were
allowed 20 minutes to sell themselves to
That is all the time it took for Buss
and others in attendance to fall in love
with the group.
Buss said she went to talk to the
group’s agent about booking them here
Where: First: Plymouth Church - .
20th and 0 Streets
When: Tonight 7:30
Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for students
The Skinny: Culturally and musically diverse
group sings variety of music.
in Lincoln, and 37 other presenters had
already hired them on the spot.
“In 20 minutes, they had no problem
selling themselves,” she said.
SoVoSo’s members have been hon
ored numerous times for their unique
Awards SoVoSo has received
include the 1997 Harmony
Sweepstakes and the 1997
Contemporary A Cappella Recording
Rhiannon has won Best Female
Vocalist, and Nicolas Beard has won
Best Male Vocalist.
This evening’s concert is sponsored
by Ruth Marie Amen and is also sup
•j ; - . ' Courtesy Photo
THE A CAPPELLA CROUP SoVoSo, whose original members were assembled
by Bobby McFerrin je 1986, sings a mix of gospel, rhythm and blues, pop,
~jas and improvisational music, r
ported by the Nebraska Arts Council
and National Endowment for the Arts.
Tickets for the show, which starts at
7:30 p.m., are $20 for adults and $ 10 for
The SoVoSo concert is the first of
many shows being put on by
Abendmusik this year.
Later this month, organist Searle
Wright will play accompaniment to the
black and white silent film classic, “The
Hunchback of Notre Dame.”
In November, another a cappella
ensemble, Western Wind, will perform.
“The mission of Abendmusik is to
provide a variety of quality music pre
sented at an affordable admission
price,” Buss said.
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