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21 February 2017

real new year news

January Catch-up!     Hello!  I forgot to post my January blog post here, so here is a little catch-up!  New news coming soon. In January, at the APAP Booking Conference I debuted new songs under the umbrella of my show / residency “the voice is a traveler” – a show of songs that remind us of the importance of...
14 November 2016

An Autumn Hello from Moira

LEAF/LA’s Disney Hall/NEW Solas VIDEO/New FB page/’Time’ Commission – you record   10/29 Singalong @ Disney Concert Hall +… moira’s news of choral writing and folk singing… A very quick hello to you! Due soon: To the mighty Los Angeles Master Chorale – a piece exploring the tone of the human voice as an expressive tool across a lifetime…I’d love...

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with 200 beautiful young singers..thanks to the amazing Peter Robb and Pacific International Choral Festivals - picfest ... See MoreSee Less

with 200 beautiful young singers..thanks to the amazing @[1396575649:2048:Peter Robb] and @[1444971012486676:274:Pacific International Choral Festivals - picfest]

This Sunday @3pm, friends!
Honey Whiskey Trio & Old Oak Cellars
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Cellar Sessions featuring Moira Smiley plus Honey Whiskey Trio

May 8, 2016, 3:00pm

Special Mother's Day show from the barrel room at Old Oak Cellars. Complimentary wine tasting begins at 3pm. The wonderful harmonies of Honey Whiskey Trio will begin at 3:45 followed by the mesmerizing vocals of Moira Smiley. Light snacks are provided. Please bring something to share if you like. Old Oak Cellars donates $5 from each bottle sale to MusiCares — a charity that supports musicians in times of need. Tickets are $22 advance/$25 door.

Tonya Lessley snapped this video of the MSU String Festival learning my arrangement of "Bring Me Little Water, Silvy" - check out the modified, hold-your-instrument body percussion and how it segues into the pizzicato!! Adorable...thanks to Julia Cory Slovarp and Angella Ahn for the place to try new arrangements! ... See MoreSee Less

Albums

  • Laughter Out of Tearsicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO
    2. Visa Fran Jarna // moira smiley & VOCO
    3. Chilly Winds // moira smiley & VOCO
    4. North Country // moira smiley & VOCO
    5. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO
    6. Mazurka // moira smiley & VOCO
    7. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind // moira smiley & VOCO
    8. Dream Dve Nevesti // moira smiley & VOCO
    9. Deportee // moira smiley & VOCO
    10. Oj Jabuko // moira smiley & VOCO
    11. Oj Savice // moira smiley & VOCO
    12. Oh Winter // moira smiley & VOCO
    13. Orphan Girl // moira smiley & VOCO
    14. Whistle Daughter Whistle // moira smiley & VOCO
    15. Steam Engines // moira smiley & VOCO
    16. They’re Red Hot // moira smiley & VOCO
    17. Dream Outro // moira smiley & VOCO
  • circle, square, diamond and flagicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Carolina Pines
    2. Bring Me Little Water, Silvy
    3. Garden Hymn
    4. Return My Soul
    5. The Cuckoo
    6. Parting Friends // moira smiley & VOCO
    7. Wondrous Love
    8. Africa
    9. Stand in That River // moira smiley & VOCO
  • small worldsicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Zelena (Green Mikrokosmos) // moira smiley & VOCO
    2. Izgrejala (Gel Moma) // moira smiley & VOCO
    3. Makedonska // moira smiley & VOCO
    4. Summer Has Come // moira smiley & VOCO
    5. Silverlake // moira smiley & VOCO
    6. Szerelem // moira smiley & VOCO
    7. Out of A Child // moira smiley & VOCO
    8. Siberia’s Snows (Russia) // moira smiley & VOCO
    9. The Hat // moira smiley & VOCO
    10. Rano (Early Morn’ Mikrokosmos) // moira smiley & VOCO
  • blinkicon-downloadicon-download
    1. Al Proci // moira smiley & VOCO
    2. Utopia // moira smiley & VOCO
    3. Esik Eso // moira smiley & VOCO
    4. Our Time / Shout // moira smiley & VOCO
    5. Katie Cruel // moira smiley & VOCO
    6. Stand in That River // moira smiley & VOCO
    7. How Can I Cry // moira smiley & VOCO
    8. The Boat BP // moira smiley & VOCO
    9. Long Time Travelin’ // moira smiley & VOCO
    10. A Sto Cemo // moira smiley & VOCO
    11. Dance S’loyfn, S’yogn
    12. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO
    13. Deep Blue // moira smiley & VOCO
    14. Tryptophan Hand Jive // moira smiley & VOCO
    15. Firecracker Girl // moira smiley & VOCO
    16. Dying Californian // moira smiley & VOCO
    17. Bartok #148 // moira smiley & VOCO
  • ruaicon-downloadicon-download
    1. House That Jack Built // moira smiley
    2. Hawk and Crow / Monaghan Twig // moira smiley
    3. Donal Og // moira smiley
    4. Stand in That River // moira smiley
    5. A Man Was Born // moira smiley
    6. Charlie Piggot’s / Sporting Pitchfork // moira smiley
    7. Katie Cruel // moira smiley
    8. Queen Jane // moira smiley
    9. Grey Shore // moira smiley
    10. Parting Glass // moira smiley
  • changing woman
    1. Winter: Opening Snake Song
    2. Winter: Snow
    3. Winter: Trees
    4. Winter: Maskes And Echoes
    5. Winter: Sage Woman’s Dance
    6. Winter: Snake Song
    7. Spring: Spring Snake Song
    8. Spring: The Thawing
    9. Winter: Mirror Play
    10. Spring: Playground
    11. Spring: Cage Music
    12. Spring: Resolution Snake Song
    13. Summer: Earthly Light
    14. Summer: Poem To The Mother
    15. Summer: Summer Sultry
    16. Summer: Mama Hey
    17. Fall: Our Time Is Near
    18. Fall: Song Of An Initiate
    19. Fall: Tres Morillas
    20. Fall: Final Snake Song

Latest Videos

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Live in Concert!
Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO
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  1. Dream Intro // moira smiley & VOCO
  2. Visa Fran Jarna // moira smiley & VOCO
  3. Chilly Winds // moira smiley & VOCO
  4. North Country // moira smiley & VOCO
  5. I Live in California // moira smiley & VOCO
  6. Mazurka // moira smiley & VOCO
  7. Blow Blow Thou Winter Wind // moira smiley & VOCO
  8. Dream Dve Nevesti // moira smiley & VOCO
  9. Deportee // moira smiley & VOCO
  10. Oj Jabuko // moira smiley & VOCO
  11. Oj Savice // moira smiley & VOCO
  12. Oh Winter // moira smiley & VOCO
  13. Orphan Girl // moira smiley & VOCO
  14. Whistle Daughter Whistle // moira smiley & VOCO
  15. Steam Engines // moira smiley & VOCO
  16. They’re Red Hot // moira smiley & VOCO
  17. Dream Outro // moira smiley & VOCO