MILA NEWS: Mila is proud to announce the release of their fourth CD, Leb i Sol (With Bread and Salt) featuring songs from the feast of life. Mila invites you to their table with a wonderful collection songs from Eastern Europe and beyond; released on October 27, 2007. press release
MILA NEWS: Congratulate us! Mila Vocal Ensemble was officially granted 501(c)3 status in October 2006. This means your kind donations to Mila are now tax-deductible, just in time for end-of-year contributions!
MILA NEWS: Mila Vocal Ensemble received a $6,000 grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) to support market research and development of a strategic marketing plan. Mila's consultant for the project is Creation In Common, of St. Paul, Minnesota. This activity is made possible, in part, by funds provided by the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council from an appropriation by the Minnesota Legislature.
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- Promo kit coming soon!
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- Eight singers, one with first language other than English (Serbian)
- Sing in 35 languages (and growing): Albanian, Armenian, Austrian German, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, English, Finnish, French, Irish Gaelic, Scottish Gaelic, Georgian, German, Hawaiian, Hebrew, Hungarian, Ladino, Latvian, Macedonian, Montenegran, Norwegian, Polish, Romani, Romanian, Russian, Rusyn, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Tibetan, Turkish, Ukrainian
- Sing in more than a dozen distinct vocal styles, based on research of authentic vocal reproduction
- Performed on stages in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, Serbia, United States
- Singer tenure ranges from 1-18 years
- Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A.
- Leb i Sol (With Bread and Salt), Mila Vocal Ensemble, 2007 (feasting songs from Eastern and Central Europe, studio recording)
- V Gradinata (To the Garden), Mila Vocal Ensemble, 2005 (all-Bulgarian, studio recording)
- I Dream a World, Unity Choir, 2005 (compilation disc)
- Iz Tamne Noci (From a Dark Night), Mila Vocal Ensemble and Orkestar Bez Ime, 2004 (live holiday concert recording)
- EDT Folk Orchestra, EDT Folk Orchestra, 2001 (live guest performance)
- Sadila Moma (The Girl Was Planting), Ethnic Dance Theatre Vocal Ensemble, 1996 (studio recording, under Mila's previous name)
- Ethnic Dance Theatre, Ethnic Dance Theatre, 1992 (live performances)
- Donka Koleva, 2005, 2008 (Bulgarian)
- Ethnic Dance Theatre Vocal Ensemble, 1974-2004 (various)
- Fran Tornes, 2003 (Slovenian)
- Oksana Bryn, 2003 (Ukrainian)
- Carol Silverman, 2002 (Romani)
- Liliana Galevska, 2000 (Bulgarian)
- Svetla Karadjova Ivanova, 2000 (Bulgarian)
- Nikolay Gueorguiev, 2000 (Bulgarian)
- Valjo Yankov, 1999 (Bulgarian)
- Vesela Ilieva, 1995 (Bulgarian)
- Zorislava Vasiljevic, 1995 (Serbian)
- Gabriel Jakoub (French)
- Dinka Ruseva (Bulgarian)
- Mary Sherhart (Bulgarian)
- Dmitri Pokrovsky Ensemble (Russian)
- National Public Radio
- Minnesota Public Radio/The Current
- KBEM (88.5 FM in the Twin Cities)
- Minnesota Monthly
- St. Paul Pioneer Press
- The Rake
- City Pages
Be sure to check out our newest CD, “Leb i Sol” released in Fall 2007!
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