Fonema Consort releases their 2014-2015 Season.

Fonema Consort awarded a grant from the French-American Fund for Contemporary Music (FACE) in support of their ongoing musical exchange with the French contemporary chamber choir Voix de Stras’.

Fonema Consort announces the recipients of our first call-for-scores commissions for Visiones Sonoras 2014: Julio Zuñiga and Valeria Jonard.

Recent Press

Fonema Consort in the Festival Internacional de Chihuahua – Revista Parlante
Fonema Consort in the Festival Internacional de Chihuahua – El sol de Mexico
Best New Vocal-Oriented Contemporary Ensemble – Chicago Reader

Coming Up

Friday November 21, 8:00pm
Love Songs at Canvas Theater
2313 W North Ave, Chicago
Tickets $10

In tangible, suggestive or evocative ways, this program calls for distinct aspects and nuances of the subject of love through the music itself… Read more.

Love Songs

About Us

consort : a group of instrumentalists and singers performing together
fonema : (Spanish, phoneme) the smallest unit of speech, which distinguishes words according to their sonic quality

These concepts define the essence of Fonema Consort, as we endeavor to bring to light and expand the repertoire of 20th and 21st century works for voice(s) and instruments; and live out our fascination with the exploration of vocal possibilities in music. The complex nature of this repertoire encompasses a vast intersection of disciplines including music, drama, and literature; and requires the ensemble to explore a wide range of performance practices…Learn more.


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The Album

Fonema Consort’s debut album, called “dazzling” by the Chicago Reader, available through New Focus Records.