Sound Journey: Art of Listening

中文 (Facebook) Meditations, contemplations and practices to get closer to yourself, to the body, to each other and

Voice Yoga dates 2015

From now on (September 2015) there are two classes a week,  on the same day: Morning class: Tuesdays

Overtone Singing – the book

The book Overtone Singing. Physics and Metaphysics of Harmonics in East and West is still available through the following chanels: * directly from Fusica, as hardcover or paperback * from our distributor Eburon in te Netherlands, as paperback.

Vetter-Transverbal Workshop (1-day Taipei)

This one-day workshop introduces the work of the influential musician-painter-poet-thinker Michael Vetter. He developed many tools to let

Workshop: learn to play the Jew’s Harp

  It is about time I start to teach some interesting musical instruments. The first workshop will be

Lending Ear to Dance, Eye to Sound

  This week Taipei Dance Circle (光環舞集) presents a new evening program with three new pieces, a little over a year after founder Liou Shaw-lu (劉紹爐) passed away. I got to know Shaw-lu over a decade ago when I was teaching at the Taipei National University of the Arts in Kuandu, not far from Taipei

Sept 5: Sound Travels concert

This Saturday evening (September 5, 19:30, at Yuppy Cafe/Bookstore) I’ll be doing a concert of songs I have

5/24: Free R E S O N A N C E Introduction Class

Sunday May 24 at Canjune’s Training Center in the Daan area, Taipei, from 10-12: an introduction to next year’s RESONANCE course. With information about the course, some exercises and a small concert by Mark to round it up. Canjune Training Centre, 4th Floor, number 3 , Lane 151, Fuxing South Road, Section 2, (this is

RESONANCE Yeargroup 2015-2016

download the RESONANCE Course Outline 閱讀中文版 pdf Download the full program (above) or read the R E S

Some pictures of Otkun and Choduraa’s visit

Photos from the workshop at Canjune’s Training Center by Mark:   Photos from the concerts at Wistaria Teahouse

Hong Kong workshops/concert September 2015

(Link to Chinese version) In September 2015 I will be in Hong Kong to teach two workshops.

Two Hong Kong workshops (May 1/2 & 3/4)

閱讀中文版 / Read more in Chinese. Next month, from May 1 to May 4 2015, I’ll be in Hong Kong to teach two workshops of overtone singing and body-voice-mind practise. We will work with themes such as breathing, resonance, vowels, sound meditation, healing potential of the voice, and of course overtone singing techniques. These short

Water Walk – John Cage by Oorbeek

Performed by OORBEEK NTR broadcasting from the Holland Festival, for John Cage’s 100th birthday. Line-up for Water Walk:

Concerts Luc Houtkamp in Taiwan

In a few days composer/improviser Luc Houtkamp is arriving from the Netherlands. He is a much respected music

Overtone singing Mark C. van Tongeren

Mark van Tongeren: Five elementary techniques ( 1:09 ) The vowel triad (1:08) Fundamental drone (0:16 ) Parallel

高教論壇「大學小革命音樂會」Mark Van Tongeren泛唱

泛唱(overtone singing),是一個人同時可以發出兩個以上聲音的歌唱。 每個人的聲音,都是自己最親近最熟悉的樂器, 也是與世界溝通的資源, 但我們對它的探索卻少之又少。 Mark在《OM泛唱作為藝乘》一書中曾經這麼說: 「希望大家先去除掉一些你已經習慣、已經會的發聲, 放慢速度去發一個字的聲音,仔細感覺所振動到的器官, 當你超越你的語言給你設定的範圍, 你就可以明白其中有多大的可能空間……」 探索自己身體感官的新可能,也是小革命的起點之一。

PULP247 Shanghai interview

Mark Van Tongeren explains overtone singing, and gives a demonstration on the Shanghai metro – because why not?