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Pharis Romero wants to hear you sing at Voice Works

Pharis Romero wants to hear you sing at Voice Works

(Pictured above: From Left Indigo, Pharis, Sy and Jason. The Romeros stand in front of their newly re-built banjo shop. The previous shop burned in 2016.) Story and Photos by Bonnie Obremski “Singing is such a naked thing to do,” said Pharis Romero as she chopped onions for a soup beside Sy, her one-year-old son, who was

Centrum Hits the Road for Voice Works

Centrum’s Communications Manager Bonnie Obremski is hitting the road to meet up with Voice Works artist faculty Pharis and Jason Romero (pictured above). It’s a 9 hour journey to Horsefly, BC where Centrum will be filming a short documentary about the Romeros. Stay tuned as Bonnie posts from the road… This post will be updated frequently…

Grace Love Breathes Music

Singer songwriter Grace Love is Seattle’s shining jewel of grit, beauty and power – think Etta James and Betty Wright meet Mahalia Jackson. We’re excited to welcome Grace to the faculty of our 2017 Voice Works gathering in June. (If you love to sing, you’ll want to join us!) She grew up in Tacoma, just a stone’s

Artists-in-Residence Anna Roberts-Gevalt & Elizabeth LaPrelle, Perform Feb. 9

Anna Roberts-Gevalt, a past Fiddle Tunes Festival faculty member, and Elizabeth LaPrelle, a past Voice Works faculty member, are returning to Centrum to be Artists-in-Residence for a week. During their residency, they will perform a concert on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7 p.m. Rainshadow Recording Studio, located on the west side of Building 315

Luke Bell: Just Plain Good Songs

Rolling Stone says that Luke Bell is one of the “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know:” “Raised less than an hour’s drive from Yellowstone, Bell spent his summers working on his grandparents’ ranch in Shell, Wyoming. “I built fences, worked horses, stacked hay, dug sewage lines and fixed water tanks,” says the 26-year-old, who later

Courtney Granger Brings Country to Voice Works

Courtney Granger lives in Lafayette, Louisiana, and he’s one of the most soulful singers on earth. A master fiddler and extraordinarily talented singer, Courtney hails from the Balfa family lineage, which is evident in his powerful vocals and heavily Balfa-influenced fiddling. Courtney will be joining the artist/faculty at the 2017 gathering of Voice Works at

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