Coral Cantigas Podcast

No CommentsMarch 24, 2011 by John

Listen to the entire interview with Diana Sáez, conducted by noted music journalist John Murph.

Part 1:

Founder/artistic director Diana Sáez talks about how she started Coral Cantigas.  She also explains how she recruited the singers and how she developed the repertoire. (4:40)

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Part 2:

Diana Sáez discusses the process of teaching the chorus folk songs that was previously unarranged and passed on through oral traditions. She also talks about the cultural differences between Latin American countries. (4:25)

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Part 3:

Diana Sáez talks about growing up in Puerto Rico in a musical family. She also talks about her formal music education and how she moved from piano to voice. (4:50)

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Part 4:

Diana Sáez explains how Coral Cantigas’ outreach project makes a positive impact on Montgomery County. She also details some of Coral Cantigas’ new artistic goals for the immediate future. (4:31)

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John Murph is a renowned music/arts journalist and multimedia/interactive web producer.