Fonema Consort

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8.01.2016
Fonema Consort is a Copland Grant recipient! The grant will fund an audio/visual album, featuring theatrical works by Pablo Chin, Katie Young, Bethany Younge, Chris Mercer and Clint McCallum. We are thrilled to be working with Parlour Tapes+, Experimental Sound Studio and documentary maker Arlen Parsa to bring this project to life.

Upcoming Event

SOUVENIRS: or Fonema’s Greatest Hits
Sunday Aug 28 — 8:30pm
Constellation, 3111 N Western, Chicago
Tickets $10

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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 live out our fascination with new vocal possibilities in music, explore the expressive overlap between voices and instruments, and close the gap between music-making and drama… Learn more.

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Our crowdfunding campaign launches August 28th, with a goal of $3000 to fully fund our audio/visual album with Parlour Tapes! Stay tuned for perks and a lot of info on why you should support this exciting project.Thank you for being a part of our journey!

The Album

“… dazzling…” – Chicago Reader

Fonema Consort’s debut album is available through New Focus Records.
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