FORMED IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, 1994

Performance at the Random Acts of World Culture in the Exxopolis, invited by Barbara Leonard of the Music Center of Los Angeles, Educational Division, Los Angeles, September 2013.

Performance at Hidden Voices: Italian Americans and the Making of Southern California at El Pueblo Historical Monument, Pico House invited by Jennifer Woods and Marianna Gatto. Los Angeles, June 2013.

Performance for the Third Sunday Concert Series at the Esplanade Arts Center, San Jacinto, CA, March 2013.

Workshop at the Hemet Public Library invited by Diane Mitchell, Hemet, CA, March 2013.

Series of workshops and demonstrations of Greek ancient musical instruments at the Getty Villa, invited by Audrey Chan, Education Department, February and March 2013.

US premiere with the Vox Dance Theatre of Brigantesse at the San Bernardino Valley College for the Special concert Series, invited by Kay Weiss, Dean of Arts and Humanities, San Bernardino, CA, November 2012.

Performance at San Diego State University for the World Music Series, invited by Kevin Delgado, October 2012.

Benefit concert at the Dorothy Chandler Pavillion invited by Michela Magrì of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Los Angeles, May 2012.

Series of workshops and demonstrations of Greek ancient musical instruments at the Getty Villa, invited by Eidelriz Senga, Winter and Spring 2012.

Performance at the South Pasadena Conservatory of Music, invited by Chris Garcia, South Pasadena, January 2012.

Mexican Tour with Vox Dance Theater invited by the ICBC (Instituto De Cultura de Baja California), October 2011.

Performance at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) for the Family Festival World Music Concert Series, invited by Alicia Vogl-Saenz, Los Angeles, June 2011.

Performance at the Festa di San Gennaro, invited by Mark Cole, Hollywood, September 2010.

Performance at the Getty Center at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by CARS, Westwood, June 2010.

Performance and workshops at the Festival of Italian Folk Music and Dance, invited by Meri De Lorenzo Howard, La Vegas, NV, October 2009.

Performance at San Diego State University for the World Music Concert Series, invited by Kevin Delgado, San Diego, October 2009

Performance at the Festa di San Gennaro, invited by Mark Cole, Hollywood, CA September 2009.

Performance at LACMA for the Family Festival World Music Concert Series, invited by Alicia Saenz-Vogl, Los Angeles, September 2009.

Performance at The Getty Center at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Westwood, June 2009.

Performance at the Sunshine Brooks Theater for the Oceanside Public Library’s World Music Series, invited by Kristina Morales, Oceanside, CA April 2009.

Performance at Cal Poly Pomona for the Music Faculty Concert Series, Pomona April 2009.

Performance at the Santa Fe Spring Public Library for the World Music Concert Series, Santa Fe Spring, February 2009.

Performance at LACMA for the Family Festival World Music Concert Series, invited by Alicia Saenz-Vogl, Los Angeles, January 2009.

Performance at San Diego State University for the World Music Concert Series, invited by Kevin Delgado, San Diego, October 2008

Performance at the Festa di San Gennaro, invited by Joey Gian, Hollywood, CA September 2008.

Performance at Scottish Rite, San Bernardino Chapter, invited by Bob Everett, San Bernardino, CA, September, 2008.

Performance at SPARC, Venice Beach, CA June 2008.

Performance at Music in the Gardens Concert Series sponsored by the Riverside Metropolitan Museum’s Heritage House. Invited by Lynn Voorheis, Riverside, CA May 2008.

Performance/presentation on "Ecstatic Music and Trance" at UCLA, invited by Ali Jihad Racy and Robert Winter. Los Angeles, January, 2008.

Performance at The Getty Center at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Westwood, November 2007.

Performance at The Getty Villa at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Malibu, October 2007.

Performance at San Diego State University for the World Music Concerts Series. Invited by Kevin Delgado, San Diego, CA. October 2007.

Performance at The Getty Villa at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Malibu, March 2007.


*Recipients of the 2006 IOHI (Italian Oral History Institute) AWARD in recognition of the "Extraordinary role of MUSICàNTICA in the transmission and translation of the Italian oral tradition in America," Los Angeles, November 2006.

Performance at the Rancho Mirage Public Library, invited by Tom Johnson, Rancho Mirage CA, October 2006.

Two performances at the Festival entitled "Dal Canto Loro: Voci, Movimenti e Sonorità nel Parco del Negroamaro" in Salice Salentino and Novoli for the series dedicated to the Parco Del Negroamaro (Salento), invited by Donato Dimitri . Sponsored and produced by the Province of Lecce, Italy, July 2006.

Performance at the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum at the private gathering for the opening of the exhibit called "Colors of Clay," organized by CARS (Community Arts Resources) Malibu, CA, June 2006.

Performance at the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum Festival, organized by CARS (Community Arts Resources, Inc.) Malibu, CA, May 2006.

Performance/showcase at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, invited by the Music Center of Los Angeles Education Division, Los Angeles, May 2006.

Performance and presentation at the symposium on Brainwave Entrainment to External Rhythmic Stimuli, organized by Michael Gubman and Gabe Turow of CCRMA (Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics), Stanford University, CA, May 2006.

Performances and workshops at West Orange High School, West Orange, N J, and at Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, NJ, organized by Kristine Massari, April 2006.

Performance at the J. Paul Getty Villa Museum Festival, organized by CARS (Community Arts Resources, Inc.), Malibu, CA January 2006.

Performance at the University of La Verne Faculty Concert Series, La Verne, CA, November, 2005.

Performance and workshop at the Italian Oral History Institute (IOHI) multimedia festival and international conference entitled: Italian Los Angeles: Celebrating Italian Life, Local History, and the Arts in Southern California, Los Angeles, October 23-December 4, 2005.

Performance at the Free Folk Music and Bluegrass Festival invited by the California Traditional Music Society, Encino, CA, October 2005.

Joined performance with Alessandra Belloni of the "Giullari di Piazza" at the closing ceremony of the World Festival of Sacred Music entitled, "Honoring The Sea," invited by Alessandra Belloni, Santa Monica, CA October 2005.

Southern Italian Tour Summer '05, Four Concerts in Salento and Sicily: Performance at social club Kurumunj, invited by Luigi Chiriatti. Performance at "Li Briganti," Villa Baldassarre, invited by Pierino. Performance at the Cortile Arabo, Marzamemi, invited by Mariangela Gioacchini. Performance at a private gathering in Aci Sant¹Antonio, invited by Roberta Timpanaro.

Performance at The Getty Center at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Los Angeles June 2005.

Performance at Our Lady Of The Rosary Church, invited by the Vice Consul of Italy, Frank Lieggi, San Diego, CA June 2005.

Performance/showcase at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, invited by the Music Center of Los Angeles Education Division, Los Angeles, May 2005.

Performance at Cal State University, Long Beach, invited by Teresa Fiore, Departments of Music and Romance Languages, Long Beach April 2005.

Performance-presentation at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Arts) Family Music Days concert series, invited by Alicia Vogl Saenz, sponsored and organized by The Johnny Mercer Foundation, Los Angeles, Winter 2004.

Performance at World City, Walt Disney Concert Hall (Keck Amphitheatre) invited by the Music Center of Los Angeles Education Division, Los Angeles October 2004.

Performance at The Getty Center at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Los Angeles June 2004.

Performance/showcase at the Walt Disney Concert Hall, invited by the Music Center of Los Angeles Education Division, Los Angeles, May 2004.

Artists in residency for a week of seminars, lectures, workshops, and performance at the Missouri Valley College, invited by Sarah Svenson, Department of Theater, Music, and Dance, Marshall, MO March, 2004.

Performance and seminars at the Northwest Folklife Festival, the "Italian Music Concerts Series" invited and organized by Giovanni Venables, Seattle, WA, May 2003.

Performance at The Getty Center at the Family Life Concert Series, invited by C.A.R.S, Community Art Resources, Los Angeles April, 2003.

Performance, seminars, and workshops at the 20th Anniversary Summer Solstice Folk Music, Dance & Storytelling Festival, invited by Elaine Weissman, Executive Director, California Folk Music Society, Calabasas, CA, June 2002.

Performance at Arcosanti Events, invited by the Colley-Soleri Music Center and Arcosanti Events, 2002, Arcosanti,AZ, October 2002.

Performance and seminars at the Northwest Folklife Festival, the "Italian Music Concerts Series" invited and organized by Giovanni Venables, Seattle, WA, May 2002.

Two Performances at The Getty Center, invited by C.A.R., Community Art Resources, March 2002.

Performance, workshop, and lecture at "Symposium for Traditional Italian Music," organized by Tom Cimarusti, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, January 2002.

Performance at L.A. Arts Open House organized by the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, invited by Lisa Richardson of the Los Angeles Folk and Traditional Arts Association, John Anson Ford Theatre, October 2001.

Two concerts at the 15th Grand Performances Summer Season 2001, Mediterranean Festival with Vive La World, invited by Michael Alexander, Executive and Artistic Director, California Plaza, Los Angeles, July 2001.

Performance at Performing Ecstasies, Music, Dance, and Ritual in the Mediterranean Conference concert series invited by Luisa Del Giudice and organized by the Italian Oral History Institute, Freud Playhouse, UCLA, October 2000.

Performance-presentation at LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Arts) Family Music Days concert series entitled "A New Twist on Ancient Music," invited, sponsored, and organized by The Johnny Mercer Foundation, Los Angeles, September 2000.

Performance-presentation at a fund raising event for The World Festival of Sacred Music: the Americas, featuring The Poetry of Peace, Spiritual Music of the Middle East, invited by Ofer Ziv and produced by Ivri-NASAWI and Gate Productions, Redondo Beach, CA, August 1999.

Concert-presentation at a conference on the subject "Tarantismo and Neo-Tarantismo," invited by Sabina Magliocco and Luisa del Giudice, California State University, Northridge, CA, April 1999.

Disbanded in 1997 and re-formed in 1999.

Performance at Summer Nights at the Ford, organized by AMAN, International Music and Dance, the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, June 1996.

Performance at the Skirball Cultural Center, invited by Christine De Boeur, Los Angeles, Spring 1996.

Canadian tour invited and sponsored by the Italian Consulate in Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, December 1995.

Live performance at KPFK (Pacifica Radio), invited by host Tom Nixon, North Hollywood, CA, November 1995.

Performance at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Ethnomusicology, invited by James Porter, Department of Ethnomusicology, UCLA, October 1995.

Performance at the Italian Cultural Institute, invited by Luisa Del Giudice, Los Angeles, December 1994.

Formed in Los Angeles, California, 1994.


 

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