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Bios2020-11-18T09:47:44+00:00

Sandra Pujols
(Trostberg, Germany)

Singer, songwriter and dancer. She was a singer, artistic director and founder of the contemporary music group Mutu Ensemble. She sang free improvisation for 6 years with the Royal Improvisers Orchestra. In 2015 she obtained a master’s degree in composition from Codarts, University of the Arts in Rotterdam. In 2012 she graduated in composition from the Royal Conservatory of The Hague. She attended all levels of Estill Voice Training at the Royal Academy of Music of London. Since 2016 she is a teacher of modern singing in Eo lia, Barcelona. From 2008 to 2013 she was a teacher of vocal technique at the Royal Conservatory of The Hague.

Moisés Pérez
(Madrid)

He has taken classes in Naad Ioga with Surinder Singh, in dhrupad singing with Shri Prashant Kumar Mallick, and in harmonic singing with David Hykes (creator of the concept and the first harmonic singing choir), also trained in Still Voice training. In 2008 she attended the V International Congress of Khoomei, held in the Republic of Tuva (Siberia, Russia; playing with Mongolia), where she learned various techniques of guttural and diphonic singing typical of Central Asia with several teachers. He returned to Tuva in 2012 and 2013 where he entered the competition of the VI International Congress of khoomei (first Spanish to appear). He teaches courses and workshops since 2009, has been and is a teacher in different voice formations, such as Integral Voice or Breath and Voice. He is a co-founder of MuOM.

Farran Sylvan James
(Vancouver)

Farran Sylvan James is a violinist with 30 years playing around the world in different formations. Specialist in Ancient Music, he has played in all the most emblematic rooms in Europe, as concertmaster and soloist, (Musikverein, Palau de la Mu sica, Berlin Philharmonic, etc) with Ayre Espan ol, Vespres d’Anardi, Bach Consort Wein, Jordi Savall … etc. He has recorded albums for Harmonia Mundi, Challenge, Arsis, and Sony. She has also been conductor of orchestras in Spain and Canada. She collaborates with Luis Paniagua, Airun, Ravi Ramoneda and is part of Spirit Bird, a duo that she has with David Sitges Sarda. She is a co-founder of MuOM.

David Sitges-Sardà
(Barcelona)

Musician and music therapist, graduated in philosophy, and currently studying Astrology at the Casa XI school. He is part of the Basket Beat association, and conducts the Big Band Basket Beat Barcelona orchestra, whose last show was premiered at the Mercat de les Flors in Barcelona in March 2018. He plays regularly accompanying different Kirtan artists such as Jai Uttal, Kevin James , Joan Condal and Brenda McMorrow among others. He composes his own music (Mí stica Barroca, self-published 2017), and is currently working on his next project, electronicaorganica.com

Roger Sans Guimerà
(Barcelona)

Artist and educator. Interested in the transdisciplinary approach to the performing arts and in the educational processes through them. He has been trained in Orff Schulwerk pedagogy, Basketbeat methodology and various artistic and personal growth disciplines. He is part of the team of educators of the Basketbeat association accompanying groups regularly, and develops various artistic projects focused on the social and educational field: the Basketbeat Orchestra, the MuOM choir, the JamFolk, the Playfulness experience, among others.

Germán de la Riva
(Barcelona)

He began his musical studies at the Escolania de Montserrat, where he studied singing, violin, piano and music theory. Finish the singing career with teachers such as: Kurt Widmer from Basel or Mila Diulgue rova from Sofia. She is a member of the Cor de Cambra of the Palau de la Mu sica, The Minstrels quartet, Metropolitan Union, Fool of Music, De canendi Elegantia, Kundala, MuOM, where she sings works ranging from Gregorian to current Pop Rock. It is the main Xantre of the Barcelona Cathedral.

Joaquin Manjón
(Bata, Guinea Ecuatorial)

Harmonic singing began in 2001, after reading a book on voice, harmonics, and after listening to Tibet lamas and David Hykes. His musical training is not superior, but he inherited the ear and musical sensitivity of his paternal grandparents and his father. He used to improvise, singing with his brothers on his grandparents’ stairs, which was like a church. He is a co-founder of MuOM.