Song Laboratory Retreat Denmark | Laboratorium Pieśni

  • Askebjergvej 7, 4792 Askeby, Danmark
  • Jun 27 - 30, 2019 (4 days)

About This Event

Song Laboratory Retreat June 2019 Denmark
Join us with Alina and Kamila from Laboratorium Pieśni for a wonderful retreat of singing and making the songs alive. This is a four-day retreat in the surroundings of nature with a vegetarian diet. The aim of the retreat is to deepen your relationship with your own voice, breath, body and search for your own personal song and sound. You are taught to overcome your fear to explore sounds on many levels and awakening the musical strings that are asleep in us.
Alina and Kamila will be sharing their techniques to help you uncover and release your Authentic Voice in this four-days retreat, held in Falkesalen v/ Falkegården in Møn.
4 DAY SONG LABORATORY RETREAT from the 27th - 30th of June 2019
Thursday 27 June from 13 pm – 5 pm
Friday 28 June from 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 29 June from 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 30 June from 10 am - 12 pm
PRICE
*Early Bird Ticket* - 4.000 kr. (when paid in full before the 15th of March 2019)
After March 15th - 4.500 kr.
The price includes the workshop, food and accommodation.
NB: There are only 25 places available so please book in advance to reserve your spot.
EXTRA EVENT - Evening Sound Bath 8 -9 pm.
This is a wonderful opportunity to relax and awaken into the deeply moving sounds of Alina and Kamila.
BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Bookings are only confirmed when full payment is received, and you receive a confirmation email. Tickets are non-refundable but transferable to the waiting list or outside parties. N.B. Please notify us, Marta and Rikke, the organizers, prior to independent name changes so we keep track of our participants list to ensure admittance.
ABOUT THE RETREAT
The songs by Laboratorium Pieśni resonate deep within the body and are from the wild places of nature, and their effects are deeply healing. They are for all who want to free their natural voice, the untrained and trained singer, and they place you at the beginning of a new journey with your voice.
“At the beginning of life you didn't censor yourself, when you felt like it you screamed, sang, danced and fully (contact info blocked) you were a (contact info blocked)A little one. Through life we can become caged, our creative nature, dancing, breathing is told what to do and when, and quickly the body stops to sing. But it is all inside us, it always has been but we have been cut away from it. You are a lion and you do not roar, a bird and you do not fly. The workshops are structured to create a space to explore the removing of the blocks, allowing for natural breathe, movement and sound, to return you to a child state of exploration. And here in the workshop we are together, immersed in sound.” (Taken from “Free Your Song” by Alina Jurczyszyn)
Workshops are focused on:
• Group practice of music and traditional singing (working with traditional songs, learning singing in traditional polyphony)
• Voice and its strengthening (emission, voice projection, breath training)
• Awakening of the natural human musicality (the musical sensations of earth are written in our DNA)
• Partner and group activities (building a state of mindfulness, mutual respect and responsibility for common work, ability to fit to the group, creating a creative energy, mutual support and exploiting the potential of each participant).
This practice of raising our voices as one is meant for every member of our community.
TESTIMONIALS (from those who have attended this workshop)
“An amazing weekend and I feel blessed to have been a part of it. I found parts of my voice that I have never encountered before. Totally energizing and liberating."
"The songs have continued to sing through my bones since last weekend, particularly stoy pa moru!"
“It was absolutely heavenly and beautiful to connect with all the lovely people attending. The circle was so deeply touching and personally I’ve felt a shift in myself as a result of being there to experience it all.”
Laboratorium Pieśni have been described as "a gifted group of musical medicine women weaving ancient healing techniques and folk songs into soul-stirring events that sing to your ancestral memory.
Reviving the simple yet profound tradition of community folk singing, they create sacred space in which to harmonies voices within hauntingly powerful songs."
ABOUT THE GROUP
Laboratorium Pieśni (Song Laboratory) lead traditional singing workshops, using Alina Jurczyszyn method of work with voice, body and breath, inspired by trainings from the Centre for Theatre Practices GARDZIENICE and music works of Grotowski Institute, in its forest base in Brzezinka (Poland). Workshops are led by the founders of Laboratorium Pieśni: Alina Jurczyszyn and Kamila Bigus.
ALINA JURCZYSZYN
A singer, for about ten years has worked with traditional songs from many cultures, leading workshops, travelling, gathering songs at their sources, a graduate of Akademia Praktyk Teatralnych Gardzienice and the faculty of humanities with the specialisation of theatre studies at the University of Gdańsk, a field researcher (Albania, Serbia, Macedonia, Poland); founder of bands: Laboratorium Pieśni (Laboratory of the Song) and Annutara, an actress (Gardzienice, Off the Bicz Theatre), a director (Seasons, Empty Nights – Songs that come to an end), artistic coordinator of the Laboratory of the Song Academy and the Etnowiosnowisko Festival.
KAMILA BIGUS
a violinist, graduate of the Stanislaw Moniuszko State Academy of Music in Gdansk, at the violin class of prof. Małgorzata Skorupa; graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk (Interdepartmental Institute of Art), singer and musical arranger in the Tri-City bands: Laboratorium Pieśni (Song Laboratory) and Annutara; co-leader of the regular, traditional singing workshops – Song Laboratory Academy at the University of Gdansk and other vocal workshops; participated in theatre plays, such as ‘Seasons’, ‘Empty Nights - Songs that have come to an end’ (dir. Alina Jurczyszyn), ‘Twig of the sun tree’ (dir. Bozena Zezula) and a series of the audiovisual performances ‘Understanding Poland’ with the Łukasz Rostkowski’s (L.U.C) chamber music ensemble; a session musician; took part in many CD recordings of other bands, such as: Symphonic Theater of Dreams, False Month, Crane days, Nina Nu and Miejscovi.
ABOUT THE VENUE
The retreat is taking place at Falkesalen v/ Falkegården Askebjergvej 7, 4792 Askeby, Hårbølle in Møn. Falkesalen has a beautiful rustic expression with a fantastic energy and acoustics. The room is spacious with a cozy homelike atmosphere. The place is surrounded by nature and the many exciting places in the neighborhood and Møn in general makes the place a real gem.
In Falkesalen you find harmony, contemplation and possibility to connect with nature in your own pace. It is close to the sea and forest, 500 m. from one of the best beaches on Møn with the forest just about 30 minutes walk up the coast.
ACCOMMODATION:
There are 12 beds in the guest house Falkereden. There is also a possibility to sleep in the workshop room Falkesalen on mattresses on the floor. Last option is bringing your own tent to set up in the garden. The first ones signing up gets to choose the type of accommodation.

“An amazing weekend and I feel blessed to have been a part of it. I found parts of my voice that I have never encountered before. Totally energizing and liberating."

Menu Types

  • Vegetarian

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